Student Visits

The student visit is an important step in the admission process for both the applicant and Catlin Gabel. Student visits vary by division but all applicants will spend time interacting with teachers and leave with a deeper appreciation for Catlin Gabel’s culture.

Student visits are required for all applicants.

Beginning School

Preschool visits will take place on February 23 or 24, 2018.

Kindergarten visits will take place on February 9 or 10, 2018.

Applicants who have completed the application for admission by the final deadline will be invited to participate in a student visit.

Shortly after the application deadline, all applicants will receive an email with the details, date and time-frame for their one-hour visit.

During the visit children will join approximately 10 other applicants and spend time in a classroom doing a variety of activities. It is an opportunity for teachers to observe and interact with each applicant.

Lower School

Visits will take place on Friday, February 2, 2018.

Applicants who have completed the application for admission by the final deadline will be invited to participate in a student visit.

Shortly after the application deadline, all applicants will receive an email with the details and time-frame for their two- to three-hour visit.

The visit is an opportunity for applicants and teachers to get to know each other. Students will participate in a variety of activities involving cooperative play, silent and oral reading, writing, and math.

Middle & Upper School

Visits are available October through early February. Please view the schedule and register for a visit day online through your Ravenna account.Students do not need to have a submitted application in order to visit.

Visits include shadowing a current student and engaging in classroom activities.

Applicants to grade 6 or 9 will participate in group assessment activities, and applicants to grades 7, 8, 10, 11 or 12 will have an informal one-on-one interview with a faculty member.

Prior to your visit, we will ask you to complete a questionnaire to ensure you're matched with a compatible host.