How to Apply

Learn more about our application process

Applications for the 2022-23 Year will open September 2021

Get to know us!

Explore our website to learn more about our programs and offerings. We have created an application process to give families an in-depth look at the Explorer West community.

Application Steps & Requirements

Ready to apply?

Visit Ravenna to start your application.


Explorer West does not require an entrance exam, including the ISEE or SSAT, for admission. We prefer to get to know your student through our admission process.

Need More Information?

We welcome your questions about Explorer West Middle School or the admission process.

Admission inquiries:     Dawn Fornear

Financial aid inquiries:  Carol LaMotte

(206) 935-0495

Important Admission Dates

September 1, 2021Application open in Ravenna
December 3, 2021Sibling Early Decision Application Deadline
December 17, 2021Sibling Early Decisions Released
January 13, 2022Standard Application Deadline
January 31, 2022Early Sibling Enrollment Agreements and Deposits Due
February 3, 2022Financial Aid Application Deadline
March 18, 2022Invitations and Financial Aid Awards Released
March 25, 2022Standard Contracts and Deposits Due