Count the ways Ravenscroft is right for you.

Why does Ravenscroft have the reputation as the region’s best, most comprehensive independent private school, placing 100% of its graduates into colleges of their choice?

There are many reasons; here are 12 of the most important ones.

 
 

Out of the Nest

THE LOWER SCHOOL


1. WE BUILD A STRONG FOUNDATION

  • We create successful, happy, morally good learners
  • Through Lead From Here, we cultivate citizen leadership at an early age.

2. WE MEET STUDENTS WHERE THEY ARE

  • Differentiated instruction is delivered through reading, writing, and math workshops
  • We continually monitor student progress and adjust teaching to best meet student needs

3. OUR PROGRAM IS RICH AND ROBUST 

  • Offerings include fine arts classes and instrumental private lessons
  • Regular physical movement through PE and daily recess
  • Science, technology, MakerSpace, and digital media labs used to further learning

4. STUDENT SAFETY IS PARAMOUNT

  • Life inside and outside the classroom is emotionally and physically safe
  • Lower School building secured through card access system
  • Safety monitors on campus all day
 
 
 

The Lower School is where the journey begins — where young people learn, through work and play, to listen, to collaborate, and to begin to see themselves as part of a larger community. Children develop at their own pace and in their own time.

 
 

7:1

average student-to-faculty ratio

60%

faculty with advanced degrees

80%

Upper School faculty with advanced degrees

350+

students enrolled
PreK–Grade 5

 

Learning to Fly

Middle School


5. In our small community everyone is known  

  • There’s a place here for everyone
  • Small advisory groups and classes
  • Friendships are forged that can last a lifetime

 

6. OUR CHOICE OF ELECTIVES IS COMPREHENSIVE 

  • STEM+ courses at many levels
  • Hands-on work in MakersSpace
  • Develop student passions in video editing, art journaling, folklore, and more

7. CLASSES ARE TAILORED TO INDIVIDUAL INTERESTS 

  • Varied levels of math and language arts offered per grade
  • Student-centered learning that is inquiry based
  • Daily tutorials, study halls, and math lab available

8. The world opens to our students

  • Language courses introduced early, including Mandarin
  • Global studies explored across
    the disciplines
  • World travel programs enhance the curriculum
 
 
 
 

Go into any classroom in the middle school and you’ll see active, joyful learning taking place — hands-on practice and experimentation, and not only in the science labs and playing fields, but in the humanities classes and the Fine Arts Center, in student clubs and after-school activities. 

 
 

26%

diversity

53

teams in 25 sports

460

seat theater

 

Taking to the Sky

upper school


9. OUR RANGE OF COURSES IS COMPREHENSIVE  

  • 24 AP courses available
  • Electives like Sports Medicine, Honors Engineering
  • Award-winning literary magazine

10. TAILOR YOUR OWN ACADEMIC JOURNEY 

  • Independent study allows for individual choice
  • Over 35 clubs to choose among
  • Study Halls promote time management and flexibility

11. ACADEMIC ADVISORS SUPPORT SUCCESS 

  • Faculty advisors help guide each student's  journey
  • Students stay with their advisor for four years
  • Advisors know their advisees well and have daily contact

12. College preparation is part of the package

  • Experienced college counselors have a great success rate matching students with appropriate, “right fit” colleges


 
 
 

One of the hallmarks of a Ravenscroft education is that 100% of our students graduate well-prepared for college. But it’s not only about the outcome — it’s about the journey and what they learn along the way.

 
 

13

science labs in both Middle and Upper schools

Chromebooks

provided for every student Grades 6–12

>$2m

in financial aid