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How to Apply

Getting Started


We are currently accepting applications.


Step 1: Inquire Online
Admission inquiries are welcome at any time. Families are encouraged to begin the process in the fall for the following academic year. Please email [email protected] with any questions.
Step 2: Visit
To schedule a tour of MAA, please fill out the form available here or email [email protected]
Step 3: Ravenna Application
Begin your online application by going to Ravenna and creating an account. Ravenna is used by many Boston area schools to provide an efficient and centralized application portal.  Please use your primary email account when creating your profile.
Teacher and Student

Step 4: Student Screening & Visit:
Preschool: No screenings required. Siblings of current students receive enrollment priority and then students enroll by date of application.
Kindergarten: Screenings are conducted with Kindergarten teachers by appointment.

1st - 6th Grade: We will schedule a day for your child to visit the school.  A screening with our Learning Specialist will occur at this time.





Frequently Asked Questions

Does my child need to be toilet trained in order to attend Preschool?
Yes– students entering the Preschool Program must be fully toilet trained before entry. Although the teachers in the classroom will supervise, they are not required to assist the child in the bathroom.

Will I need to provide teacher recommendations?
Yes– applicants from PreK (if applicable) - Grade 6 must have a current teacher complete the Teacher Recommendation Form.
When and how are application decisions made?
– The Admission Committee seeks to create a balanced, well-rounded student body.  We do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, religion, or national or ethnic origin.  Diversity within a school community enriches the educational experience for all.
– When considering an application,  the Admission Committee takes into account many factors, including past classroom performance, teacher recommendations, the school visit,  and screening results.
– Mount Alvernia Academy's admission policy is to accept siblings of current students first and then by the date of application.
Policy of Non-Discrimination
Mount Alvernia Academy admits students of any race, color, gender, creed, national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available at the school and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, creed, national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, and other school-administration programs and in the hiring of school personnel.