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Thank you for your interest in Holy Innocents' Episcopal School.

We are delighted you are considering HIES to be your family’s educational home. We understand that choosing an educational home is one of the most important decisions you will make. Take your time. Get to know us. And above all trust the journey.

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There is no commitment required in creating an account with Ravenna. Once you have created an account, you will see Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School listed in the directory of schools in the Atlanta area. After clicking on our school, you will have the option to "Explore," view our application steps and be automatically added to our admissions mailing list.
Upper School Students in Classroom

Application Timeline

November–February (Multiple Dates): Middle School On-Campus Admission Interviews
January & February (Multiple Dates): Primary, Lower and Upper School On-Campus Admission Interviews/Evaluations
Jan. 31, 2020: Financial Assistance Application Due (optional)
Jan. 31, 2020: Shared Applicant Information Form Due
Feb. 14, 2020: Supplemental Materials Due (Parent Questionnaire & Teacher Recommendation)
April 4, 2020: Admission Decision Notification Day
April 16, 2020: Family Response Deadline (signed contract and deposit due)
August 2020: School year begins

Early Notification Process for PK3, PK4 and PK5 (Optional)

In accordance with AAAIS Admissions Procedures and Policies, and in collaboration with our peer schools, HIES offers an optional Early Notification Timeline for applicants to our PK3, PK4 and PK5 Programs, only.  Both pools of applicants are considered equally, the only difference is the timeline.  We will be able to accommodate qualified applicants following either Notification Timelines.  For those of you applying a child to one of these grades and also applying another child(ren) to Kindergarten or above, we recommend you choose the Regular Notification Timeline, as we will not be able to give you a decision about your older child(ren) until April 4, 2020. 

Should you choose this option, please contact Claire Benedict; (404) 303-2150, ext. 287, by Dec. 1, 2019. 

Early Notification Timeline
Dec. 1, 2019: Financial Assistance Application Due (optional)
Jan. 3, 2020: Shared Applicant Information Form Due
Jan. 10, 2020: Supplemental Materials Due (Parent Questionnaire & Teacher Recommendation)
Jan. 11, 2020: On-Campus Admission Evaluation Day
Feb. 1, 2020: Admission Decision Notification Day
Feb. 7, 2020: Family Response Deadline (signed contract and deposit due)
August 2020: School year begins

Application Checklist

All grades must submit their Shared Applicant Information Form plus a $95 application fee by Jan. 31, 2020. The additional application materials needed by grade are below:

PK3

 Child must be 3 years of age by Sept. 1, 2020.

  • Shared Applicant Information Form plus Fee: Submit by Jan. 31 through Ravenna
  • Parent Questionnaire: Submit by February 14 through Ravenna
  • AAAIS Confidential Common Teacher Evaluation Form: Submit by Feb. 14.  After Dec. 1 please delegate the form to your child’s lead teacher through Ravenna.
  • Group Admission Evaluation: To schedule your child's evaluation, after you have submitted your child's Shared Applicant Information Form, contact Claire Benedict at (404) 303-2150, ext. 287, or claire.benedict@hies.org.
  • Financial Assistance (optional): All families interested in receiving financial assistance must submit an application. Applications for financial assistance, including the Parent Financial Statement (PFS) and complete 2018 tax returns, including all schedules and W2’s must be submitted to School and Student Services (SSS) by Jan. 31, 2020. SSS opens for applications on Oct. 1, 2019, here.

PK4 & PK5

Child must be 4 years of age by Sept. 1, 2020.

  • Shared Applicant Information Form plus Fee: Submit by Jan. 31, through Ravenna.
  • Parent Questionnaire: Submit by Feb.14 through Ravenna.
  • AAAIS Confidential Common Teacher Evaluation Form: Submit by Feb. 14.  After Dec. 1, please delegate the form to your child’s lead teacher through Ravenna.
  • Group Admission Evaluation: To schedule your child's evaluation, after you have submitted your child's Shared Applicant Information Form, contact Claire Benedict at (404) 303-2150, ext. 287, or claire.benedict@hies.org.
  • Financial Assistance (optional): All families interested in receiving financial assistance must submit an application. Applications for financial assistance, including the Parent Financial Statement (PFS) and complete 2018 tax returns, including all schedules and W2’s must be submitted to School and Student Services (SSS) by Jan. 31, 2020. SSS opens for applications on Oct. 1, 2019, here.

Kindergarten

Child must be 5 years of age by Sept. 1, 2020.

  • Shared Applicant Information Form plus Fee: Submit by Jan. 31, through Ravenna
  • Kindergarten Parent Interview: Register through Ravenna. Appointments available November-February.
  • Parent Questionnaire: Submit by Feb. 14, 2020, through Ravenna.
  • AAAIS Confidential Common Teacher Evaluation Form: Submit by Feb. 14, 2020. After Dec. 1, please delegate the form to your child’s lead teacher through Ravenna.
  • Group Admission Evaluation: These take place in January & February. Please register through Ravenna.
  • Joint Admissions Testing Program (JATP) Evaluation: Please visit www.jatp.org for more information about testing and scheduling.
  • Financial Assistance (optional): All families interested in receiving financial assistance must submit an application. Applications for financial assistance, including the Parent Financial Statement (PFS) and complete 2018 tax returns, including all schedules and W2’s must be submitted to School and Student Services (SSS) by Jan. 31, 2020. SSS opens for applications on Oct. 1, 2019here.

Grades 1-4

  • Shared Applicant Information Form plus Fee: Submit by Jan. 31 through Ravenna.
  • Parent Questionnaire: Submit by Feb. 14 through Ravenna.
  • AAAIS Teacher Evaluation Form: Submit by Feb. 14.  After Dec. 1, please delegate the form to your child’s lead teacher through Ravenna.
  • Report Card/Transcript: Submit by Feb. 14, 2020.
  • Admission Evaluation: These take place in January & February. Please register through Ravenna.
  • Joint Admissions Testing Program (JATP) Evaluation: Please visit www.jatp.org for more information about testing and scheduling.
  • Financial Assistance (optional): All families interested in receiving financial assistance must submit an application. Applications for financial assistance, including the Parent Financial Statement (PFS) and complete 2018 tax returns, including all schedules and W2’s must be submitted to School and Student Services (SSS) by Jan. 31, 2020. SSS opens for applications on Oct. 1, 2019, here.

Grade 5

  • Shared Applicant Information Form plus Fee: Submit by Jan. 31 through Ravenna.
  • Parent Questionnaire: Submit by Feb. 14 through Ravenna.
  • AAAIS Teacher Evaluation Form: Submit by Feb. 14.  After Dec. 1, please delegate the form to your child’s lead teacher through Ravenna. 
  • AAAIS Additional Teacher Evaluation Form:  Submit by Feb. 14. After Dec. 1, this evaluation form can be completed by any other academic teacher, including the applicant’s lead third grade teacher.  
  • AAAIS Common Principal/Counselor Evaluation Form: Submit by Feb. 14.  After Dec. 1, please delegate the form to your child’s principal/counselor through Ravenna.
  • Report Card/Transcript: Submit by Feb. 14, 2020
  • Admission Evaluation: These take place in January & February. Please register through Ravenna.
  • Joint Admissions Testing Program (JATP) Evaluation: Please visit www.jatp.org for more information about testing and scheduling.
  • Financial Assistance (optional): All families interested in receiving financial assistance must submit an application. Applications for financial assistance, including the Parent Financial Statement (PFS) and complete 2018 tax returns, including all schedules and W2’s must be submitted to School and Student Services (SSS) by Jan. 31, 2020. SSS opens for applications on Oct. 1, 2019, here.

Grades 6-12

  • Shared Applicant Information Form plus Fee: Submit by Jan. 31 through Ravenna.
  • Parent Questionnaire: Submit by Feb. 14 through Ravenna.
  • Student Questionnaire: Submit by Feb. 14 through Ravenna.
  • AAAIS Math Teacher Evaluation Form: Submit by Feb. 14.  After Dec. 1, please delegate the form to your child’s math teacher through Ravenna. 
  • AAAIS English/Language Arts Teacher Evaluation Form:  Submit by Feb. 14. After Dec. 1, please delegate the form to your child’s English/language arts teacher through Ravenna. 
  • AAAIS Additional Teacher Evaluation Form:  Submit by Feb. 14. **This form is to be submitted IF your child has the same teacher for both Math and English/Language arts this year. It should be completed by any other academic teacher, including the applicant’s lead teacher from the previous school year.
  • AAAIS Common Principal/Counselor Evaluation Form: Submit by Feb. 14.  After Dec. 1, please delegate the form to your child’s principal/counselor through Ravenna.
  • Report Card/Transcript: Submit by Feb. 14, 2020.
  • Admission Interview:
    • Grade 6 - Student & Parent Interview: Please register through Ravenna.
    • Grades 7-12 - Student Interview: Please register through Ravenna.
  • SSAT Testing Results: The SSAT code for Holy Innocents’ is 3979. We will accept scores no later than those from the Feb. 8, 2020 test date.
  • Character Skills Snapshot Assessment Results: Please complete and submit results by Feb. 14. We care about your children and how they grow, not only in their cognitive skills but also as good citizens with integrity, resilience and curiosity -- those skills that will carry them forward into a successful life at HIES, in college and beyond. The CSS provides a “snapshot” of more holistic information about your child and illuminates areas where HIES can enrich your child’s growth and ability to thrive and flourish. It is a 20-30 minute online assessment to be completed in one sitting. It can be taken at home or any location with an internet connection (no mobile devices). For more information, please see the Character Skills Snapshot brochure or visit www.ssat.org/snapshot.
  • Financial Assistance (optional): All families interested in receiving financial assistance must submit an application. Applications for financial assistance, including the Parent Financial Statement (PFS) and complete 2018 tax returns, including all schedules and W2’s must be submitted to School and Student Services (SSS) by Jan. 31, 2020. SSS opens for applications on Oct. 1, 2019, here.

Meet the Team

Beth-Sarah Wright

Beth-Sarah Wright

Director of Enrollment Management
Andrew Mack

Andrew Mack

Associate Director of Enrollment Management (Grades 6-12)
Katie Patrick

Katie Patrick

Enrollment Data Manager
Claire Benedict

Claire Benedict

Assistant Director of Admissions (Grades PK3-5)
Kay Wright

Kay Wright

Enrollment Management/Special Events Coordinator

HIES NON-DISCRIMINATORY STATEMENT

Holy Innocents' Episcopal School admits students without regard to race, sexual orientation, color, national, religious or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, sexual orientation, color, national, religious or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, tuition assistance programs, athletic and other administered programs.