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大发体育官方网址Garrison Forest empowers students to realize their full potential and live lives of purpose.

Garrison Forest School


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大发体育官方网址Thank you for your interest in Garrison Forest! We look forward to sharing the wonderful things that happen everyday on our campus with you and learning about your family as you explore how your child could thrive as a student at Garrison Forest.

Please explore our website to learn more about our rich academic and extracurricular programs, our day/boarding program, the benefits of all-girls’ education, and the Spirit of the Forest.

We invite you to visit campus to experience the Garrison Forest Spirit for yourself and to see why Garrison Forest students love going to school here. We are offering campus tours and an introduction to Garrison Forest every Tuesday at 10 a.m. Please call 410-559-3111 or email admission@camilledawn.com to learn more! 

大发体育官方网址All of us on the Admission team are here to help you navigate this process and answer any and all questions that you may have as you consider a new school.

We are accepting applications on a rolling basis for the Fall 2020 in grades where spaces remain. For questions about space availability, please call 410-559-3111.

APPLICATION DEADLINES FOR FALL 2021

For students applying to day school from Kindergarten through Grade 11, the Online Application form and supplemental materials are due by January 15, 2021大发体育官方网址. Our preschool accepts applications on a rolling basis until a class is full. Please call 410-559-3222 to set up a Preschool tour.

For students applying to boarding school from Grade 8 through Grade 11, the Online Application form and supplemental materials are due by February 5, 2021.

How to start
To begin your application, go to and create an account.  Make sure to create your account using an email address you will have access to throughout the admission season as this will be your primary email contact with our school.
 
Support or Help
If at any point you should have a question about Ravenna and your application, please contact them at help@ravennasolutions.com.  Ravenna is happy to answer your inquiry by phone, however, they require that all support inquiries are initiated through the email address you used to create your Ravenna account.  It is important that they are able to validate your access to any information about your applicant’s account to protect your privacy.

ADMISSION TESTING

Due to the complications regarding the COVID-19 outbreak and the uncertainty regarding entrance exam dates in 2020, Garrison Forest is implementing a test-optional admissions policy, which means that we do not require students to share results of entrance exams if you have been unable to test.

大发体育官方网址If you do decide to take an entrance exam, test results should be sent directly to Garrison Forest by including our school code on the registration form.  GFS code for the ISEE: 210580. GFS code for the SSAT: 3358

An English based exam is required for any student whose first language is not English. Garrison Forest will accept the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), Duolingo, Vericant or the TOEFL Junior (8th grade applicants only). GFS code for the TOEFL: 5267

FINANCIAL AID

You can learn more about financing a Garrison Forest education and our financial aid process here. For answers to commonly asked questions, visit our FAQ's

NOTIFICATION OF DECISIONS

Each of our applicants will receive a written notice or a phone call telling them when their application folder is complete. Our Admission Committees will meet during late January and February to review all complete applications. We will announce day student decisions for all complete applicants on February 19, 2021. Boarding decisions will be announced on March 10, 2021. Feel free to contact a member of the Admission Team after decisions are announced with any questions or concerns regarding your child.

Newly accepted families are encouraged to return to our campus to celebrate your child's acceptance and to get to know us better.

Meet and chat with current GFS parents to learn about their experience and ask any questions you have. Click above to be connected. Note that these conversations are private between our parent volunteers and you, so feel free to ask anything you want to know! 

Contact

Phone:大发体育官方网址 (410) 559-3111

Fax: (410) 363-8441

Email: admission@camilledawn.com

Office Hours:

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during the academic school year

9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. during summer months and holidays

What does the research show?

Subtracting boys from a girl’s school environment simply adds up to many more opportunities—and better learning—for the girls.

Nearly 80% of girls’ schools students大发体育官方网址 report most of their classes challenge them to achieve their full academic potential vs. 72.3% of girls at coed independent and 44.3% at coed public schools.- Dr. Richard A. Holmgren, Allegheny College, ‘Steeped in Learning: the Students Experience at All-Girls Schools

More positive academic and behavioral interactions [were observed] between teachers and students in the single-sex schools than in comparison to coed schools.- U.S. Department of Education, “Early Implementation of Public Single-Sex Schools: Perceptions and Characteristics.”

93% of girls’ school grads say they were offered greater leadership opportunities than peers at coed schools and 80% have held leadership positions since graduating from high school.- Goodman Research Group, “The Girls’ School Experience: A Survey of Young Alumnae of Single-Sex Schools”

Compared to coed peers, girls’ school grads are 3 times more likely to consider engineering careers.

Nearly 50% of all women graduating from girls’ schools rate their public speaking ability as high vs. 38% from coed schools.

Dr. Linda Sax, UCLA, “Women Graduates of Single-Sex and Coeducational High Schools: Difference in their Characteristics and the Transition to College”

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