How to Apply

Applying to BCA®

2024-2025 Admissions are Open for Preschool – 4th Grade!

More information about the Japanese Bilingual Pre-Kindergarten Program

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Important Dates For BCA Admissions (Preschool – 4th Grade)

  • September 1st, 2023 — BCA/WPS Application Opens for the 2023-2024 school year
  • January 15th-31st, 2024 – Priority re-enrollment for current families
  • February 1st, 2024 – Last day to apply for priority enrollment for new applicants
    • We are now accepting applications for Pre-Primary priority admission round 2! (Preschool, Pre-K, and Japanese Bilingual Pre-K)
    • For K-4th grade, we will start processing applications submitted after February 1st on a space-available basis.
  • February 16th, 2024 – Student interview by invitation only

Please visit WPS website for the admissions information for grade 5th through 12th grade.

Required items:

  • Application for Admission
  • Parent/Guardian Statement
  • Confidential Teacher Recommendation from the current teacher (optional for Preschool and Pre-K)
  • Student Transcripts (optional for Preschool, Pre-K and K)

A green check mark will appear next to that particular step once you complete it on your Ravenna account. If there is no green check mark, that means the required documents have not been received. We look forward to working with you and your family as you embark on this new journey in your student’s educational career.

Required Items for Application

Application Process:

 Stage 1 – Apply Online Through Ravenna

We work alongside Ravenna Solutions to streamline our online admissions process.

Apply Now via Ravenna

If you have any trouble setting up an account or with the Ravenna website, please contact them directly at

Click here for the Step-by-step online application process

Step 1: Create an Account – You can create an account through Ravenna Solutions by clicking HERE. (Please create an account to attend an open house.)

Step 2: Select the Admission Year – At the top of the screen you should see a dropdown menu were you can select either the current academic year or the next.

Step 3: Apply to BCA – Also from the School Directory page you can select the green Apply button. At the top of your BCA Student Application page you can check on your application status by clicking the blue Show me what’s left button.

Step 4: For families applying to the Japanese Bilingual Pre-K Program:

Select PK for the Admission Year, and send an email to with the request for the Japanese Pre-K Bilingual Program. Please include the student’s first and last name in the request.

Stage 2 – Student Interview by Invitation

  • Priority Enrollment Interviews will be held on February 16th. This is by invitation only. You will be notified whether your student has been chosen to be interviewed.

Stage 3 – Decision Round

  • All families who have applied by February 10th and completed the interview on February 16th will receive a decision sent to the email of the Ravenna User Account.


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