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How To Apply

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Please note that our deadline for scheduling interviews with Vericant was December 1, 2016 and we are no longer reviewing any new videos from Vericant. If you are still interested in applying to Dana Hall for the 2017-18 school year, please contact our office after April 10, 2017 to see if there are any spaces still available.


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  • Inquire

    Dana Hall School uses Ravenna to collect inquiries and manage our application process. After completing the Online Inquiry Form, you will be added to the Admission Office mailing list and we will be in touch with more information about Dana Hall, upcoming Admission events, and application process reminders.

    When you are ready to apply through Ravenna, please note that the system will recognize the email you provide under the Personal Information section of the inquiry form. This should be a parent email and one that you will have access to throughout the application process.
  • Create an Online Account

    Ravenna is our web-based application system. Through this program, you will be able to apply and track the status of your application online.

    If you did not create your account during the inquiry process, make sure to create your account using a parent email address that you will have access to throughout the admission season, as this will be your primary email contact with our School.


    1. Visit Ravenna and select "Create an Account."
    2. Enter a parent/guardian name, parent email address, and password.
    3. Ravenna will send you a verification email to your account. Click on the verification link in the email from Ravenna.
    4. Follow the link in your email to complete your Ravenna profile. Please confirm that your pre-populated information is correct and/or make any changes or additions necessary and our database will be automatically updated.
    5. Go to the School Directory in Ravenna, find Dana Hall in the Boston Area schools, and click Apply to begin the application process. You will then be able to view a detailed outline of the application steps and requirements, and begin submitting application materials.
  • Contact Vericant


    All Vericant interviews must be completed by December 1, 2016. 
  • Apply Online

    In addition to the required interview and standardized testing, all applications and supplemental documentation should be completed and submitted online by the January 15 deadline. Once you set up your account, our online application will then walk you through the steps for submitting all of the required forms and for requesting required recommendations and transcripts.

    A complete application consists of the following:

    To be completed by the applicant and her family:

    • Preliminary Application for Admission
    • Application Fee ($100 for international applicants)
    • Parent Questionnaire
    • Classroom Teacher Recommendation from Current Teacher
    • Upload Copy of Passport

    To be requested by the applicant and her family:  

    • English Recommendation From Current Teacher 
    • Math Recommendation From Current Teacher 
    • School Report
    • Transcript For Previous and Current Year
    • Supplemental Recommendations (optional)


  • Dana Hall schedules interviews with select candidates

    2-3 weeks after your Vericant interview, the Dana Hall Admission Office will contact you with your interview evaluation result and possible next steps, such as a campus or Skype interview.

    Please note: After review of the Vericant interviews, not all applicants are invited for a campus or Skype interview and instead are encouraged to apply to a school with an ESL program.

Vericant FAQ

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    Favorite Dana Memory
  • Painting in Studio Art

    Favorite Assignment
  • Swimming

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  • Marcela Testimonial

    "One of my favorite Dana Hall memories was orientation, because everything looked new. I was impressed by everything, and I got to meet many people from different places around the world."
    - Marcela '17