Applicants who have not attended school in the U.S. for at least the past three years, should complete the International Student Application. This applies to both day and boarding student applicants. Please contact the Admission Office
with questions regarding status as a domestic or international applicant.
International students achieve fluency in English, and gain a strong overall academic foundation. Students who need English support in grades 9 or 10 benefit from Athenian's rigorous ESL curriculum.Important information about the application process:
- SAO Application: Please note if using the SAO application, Athenian requires the supplemental forms included in the SAO and we strongly encourage applicants using the SAO application to create a complete student profile in Ravenna (www.ravenna-hub.com) in order to review their application progress, register for additional required steps and view admission decisions.
- Middle and Upper School Applicants: International students are welcome to apply in grade 9, 10, or 11, where our boarding program, staff, and curriculum support them. The Middle School (grades 6-8) is designed for local students only. International students applying to the Middle School should have attended school in the U.S. for at least 3 years, speak and write English fluently, and live with an family member near Athenian.
Note: Applicants from China:
- International Student Interviews (required): This step happens after the application forms are completed. For applicants from China, please see the note below.
Due to the high volume of applicants from China, Athenian is not able to interview all applicants, regardless of citizenship or current country of residence. Applicants who live in China and are applying to grades 9, 10, or 11, please contact Vericant to complete a preliminary interview in China (by January). Before contacting Vericant, start an application to Athenian in Ravenna. Athenian will also contact a small group of final candidates for formal interviews after reviewing all applications.