Admission Process

Thank you for your interest in Franklin School! We are pleased to offer students and families opportunities to get to know us by visiting us at one of our Open House events. For more information and to begin the admissions process, we invite you to register for one of our upcoming events

Submit Your Online Application

Our application for the 2023-24 school year is now available on Ravenna.

Please note: Franklin School uses Ravenna, a leading application management system, to collect inquiries and manage the application process. Creating an account allows you to update contact information, complete our online admissions application, track your application status, and receive updates from our Admissions Office. 

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Schedule Family Conversation and Student Interview

Every applicant for Franklin School is required to schedule a student interview and parent conversation with our Director of Admissions. This event is about an hour long and prospective families have the opportunity to ask questions and tour the school. All interviews will be conducted at Franklin School unless noted otherwise.


Please note that while we will take into consideration any standardized testing results provided (although it is not required) in the admissions review process, emphasis will be placed on academic transcripts, teacher and school recommendations, and the individual interview.

Submit Official Transcript and Confidential Teacher Letters of Recommendation

Transcripts, Graded Writing Sample, and Letters of Recommendation
The transcript release form and two teacher recommendation letter forms should be submitted to the applicant’s present school. Teacher recommendations must come from the student's math, English, or science teacher, and from the student’s teacher of choice. 
The forms, including the graded writing sample, can be submitted in Ravenna. If you experience any issues with uploading forms or files in Ravenna, you may instead send them to

Begin Application for Financial Aid

Financial aid will be granted on a need basis. Please contact with any questions.

Connect with Us

If you would like to connect with a member of our admissions team, please contact us at 201-731-4817 or via email at

Early Decision Key Dates

November 1: Online application, prior year transcript form, and financial aid application deadline

November 15: Student Chat/Family Tour and required documents deadline

Regular Decision Key Dates

December 16: Online application, prior year transcript form, and financial aid application deadline

January 15: Student Chat/Family Tour and required documents deadline