Middle School

How to Apply

How to Apply to Middle School, Grades 6-8

We welcome applications to our Middle School for Grades 6-8. Below you will find a detailed description of the application process. Wornick is one of the San Francisco Bay Area schools using a web-based application called Ravenna Admit for the submission of online applications. The Admissions team will be available to answer your questions or provide assistance at any time during the process.

All application materials are due January 17, 2020.

The Director of Admissions may be reached at admissions@wornickjds.org or by calling 650-378-2611.

Key Admission Dates

Key Admission Dates for Applicants to Middle School
Middle School Open House November 3, 2019,
4-6:30 pm
Applicant Shadow Day (if applicant cannot attend, an on-campus visit must be scheduled with the Admissions Director) November 20, 2019
All Application Materials Due January 17, 2020
Tuition Assistance Applications Due Online February 10, 2020
Admission Decisions and Tuition Assistance Notification Letters Mailed March 18, 2020
Admission Decisions and Tuition Assistance Notification Letters E-mailed March 19, 2020
Enrollment Contracts and Deposit Due March 26, 2020
at 10 am

For the 2020-21 school year, our admission season will begin in September 2019. Please contact us at admissions@wornickjds.org, or fill out this inquiry form for more information.

Schedule a Visit

A parent admissions tour is highly encouraged. To request a tour, please complete an inquiry form.

Other admissions events, including Middle School Open House on November 3, 2019, provide an excellent opportunity for you and your child to get to know our program. Register for events here.

Complete an Online Application

Please complete our online application. To do so, please click on the blue "Apply Now" button above, which will take you to the application platform, Ravenna, which Wornick uses to manage its applications. Please create an account, and then fill out your application for Ronald C. Wornick Jewish Day School.

The application includes:

  • Parent and Student Profiles
  • Parent Questionnaire
  • Student Questionnaire, to be completed by the student applicant
  • Uploaded copy of your child's birth certificate
  • Confidential student evaluation form, to be completed by your child's current teacher. Please invite the teacher to complete this form via the online application.
  • Applicants to Middle School must submit a request for student records to your current school. Please sign the form and provide it to your child's current school. The request for student records form is available for download from the online application, or here.
  • Application fee of $100, payable by credit card as part of the online application. If the application fee represents a hardship for your family, please contact the Director of Admissions.

Attend Middle School Shadow Day

Applicants to Middle School are required to attend Middle School Shadow Day on November 20, 2019. On occasion, an additional campus visit might also be required.


Middle School applicants will take assessment tests in both writing and math during their shadow day at Wornick. Wornick has made the determination that we will not require outside testing. 

Apply for Tuition Assistance if needed

Wornick is committed to making our school available to a diverse community and offers tuition assistance to families showing a demonstrated need. Applications for Tuition Assistance are due February 10, 2020. Please click here for Tuition Assistance information.

Admission Decisions and Enrollment

Upon completion of the above steps, the Admission Committee will carefully review each application. Admission decision letters and information about Tuition Assistance awards will be mailed on March 18, 2020 and emailed on March 19, 2020.

Enrollment contracts and a tuition deposit are due on March 26, 2020.