The application for the 2023-2024 school year will be available on August 28, 2023 in our online platform,Ravenna.
The Buckley School Open House will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2023 from 9:30 am - 11:30 am for all families interested in learning more about Beginners through Class IV. The Open House is a great way to experience first hand Buckley’s vibrant and inclusive community. Parents and guardians will be able to meet and interact with our Head of School, Director of Lower School, faculty, students, parents and alumni, who will provide an overview of our curriculum, athletic program, extra-curricular activities and educational philosophy of teaching the “whole boy”.
Please click hereto register for the Open House. We hope to see you there!
Tours will be available on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 8:45 a.m. and will be given by a member of the Admissions team, together with a current Buckley parent. Please allow 90 minutes for your tour.
You will meet with Heidi Gore, Director of Admissions, for an interview. For your convenience, you may schedule an in-person or virtual interview. During the interview, parents will be able to ask questions and to learn more about Buckley. If you wish to have a virtual interview, please contact the admissions office immediately after scheduling the interview.
We look forward to meeting your son at Buckley. During his visit, he will enjoy a variety of activities with a small group of his peers. Visits will take place on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday mornings at 9:15 a.m. Only one adult needs to accompany your son on his visit to Buckley. Boys should be dressed comfortably for their visit.
The ISAAGNY Confidential School Report is a comprehensive recommendation form from your son’s current school. Please request that the form be completed by your son’s teacher, nursery or program school director. The form, available through Ravenna, should then be submitted to Buckley Admissions electronically. The ISAAGNY Confidential School Report must be received no later than January 6, 2023 in order for your application to be complete.
If your son is a sibling or legacy candidate, you may, in accordance with ISAAGNY policy, select “Early Notification” on the application. We advise all siblings and legacy families to apply to a variety of schools. All Buckley applicants are evaluated according to the same grade-specific admissions criteria to ensure an appropriate fit with our learning environment and create a vibrant and compelling class. Sibling and legacy candidates must complete the required steps listed above for the Beginners application no later than November 18, 2023.
Applications for Classes I-IX are reviewed based upon anticipated openings for the upcoming year. For interested families, please complete thisinquiry form. Once we have received your inquiry, we will contact you to discuss the next steps. All required forms described below are available through Ravenna.
The Admissions Office will contact you to schedule a school visit and interview. Families will be given a comprehensive tour of the school and will meet with a member of the Admissions team. This visit will coincide with your son’s interview.
Class I: Arrange for your son’s current school to submit the ISAAGNY Confidential Report.
Classes II-V: Submit the Buckley Transcript Release Form to your son’s current school and request that his homeroom teacher complete the ISAAGNY Confidential School Reference Form.
Classes VI-IX: Submit the Buckley Transcript Release Form to your son’s current school and ask that his teachers complete the ISAAGNY English Evaluation, the ISAAGNY Mathematics Evaluation, and the ISAAGNY Confidential Evaluation.