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We are welcoming and inclusive school community. We invite you to consider to joining us.

For applications to the 2018-19 school year, the process at Jackson Walnut Park is virtually paperless. Using a web-based platform called Ravenna families may efficiently apply and track the status of their applications online.

To begin, kindly create your Ravenna account using an email address you will have access to throughout the admission season. Please do not hesitate to contact the Office of Admissions at 617-202-9772 at any point. You may also email our Director of Admissions, Katy Denning, at kdenning@jwpschools.org.

  • Visit our Campus

    Take some time to get to know our community. Join us for an Open House on a weekend or weekday evening.

    Fall Open Houses:

    Sunday, October 29  |  12 – 2 p.m.

    Wednesday, November 8  | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

    Experience a typical school day during one of our Visit Mornings.

    Walnut Park Montessori Visit Mornings (one hour tour):

    October 25  | 9 & 10 a.m.

    November 1  |  9 & 10 a.m.

    December 6  |  9 & 10 a.m.

    January 10  |  9 & 10 a.m.

    January 17  |  9 & 10 a.m.

    Jackson Elementary Visit Mornings (overview and tour):

    October 18  | 8:45 – 10 a.m.

    November 15  | 8:45 – 10 a.m.

    December 13  |  8:45 – 10 a.m.

    January 10  |  8:45 – 10 a.m.

    February 7  |  8:45 – 10 a.m.

    Let us know that you can visit by clicking here to RSVP

  • Apply online by February 1, 2018

    An application is required and a non-refundable $55 fee will be collected as part of the application process for Fall 2018.

    Application Fees may be waived for hardship.

    Parents may submit an online application for their child(ren) via Ravenna.

    Those applying will create an individual account and select Jackson Walnut Park  to begin an application online. The Ravenna program will guide you through the process.

     

    Applicants for the 2018-2019 school year must be:

    • 18 months old by 9/1/18 for the Toddler Montessori classroom
    • 3 years old by 9/1/18 for the Primary Half Day Montessori program
    • 4 years old by 9/1/18 for the Primary Full Day Montessori program.
    • 5 years old by 9/1/18 for Jackson Elementary Kindergarten

    Overview of Application Process for Walnut Park Montessori:

    • Complete the Application Form
    • Complete the Family Statement (please provide as much information as possible)
    • Schedule a Classroom Observation for Parents/Guardians (optional, but highly encouraged)

    Overview of Application Process for Jackson Elementary:

    • Complete the Application Form
    • Complete the Family Statement (please provide as much information as possible)
    • Request an evaluation from the child’s current teacher
    • Upload recent report cards (Grades 1-6)
    • Request a full transcript record from the child’s current school (Grades 2-6)
    • Schedule an in-person Student Visit and Assessment for your child. (Kindergarten Assessments will take place on Tuesday, February 6. Grades 1-6 transfer student assessments are scheduled individually)

  • Important Dates & Deadlines

    February 1: Priority Deadline for Fall 2018 applications and Priority Deadline for Financial Aid applications.

    February 6: Jackson Elementary Kindergarten Screening Date

    February 9: Deadline for submission of supplemental documents (teacher evaluations, report cards, school records)

    March 10: Fall 2018 enrollment decisions for priority round applicants are released (mail and email)

    April 10: Deadline for Enrollment Agreements and Tuition deposits for Fall 2018 enrollment

    May 2018:  Newly enrolled students will be invited for a visit day