The Admission Interview
Admissions interviews are required for all Main Campus applicants for grades three and above. Once the Admissions Office receives an application, the parents are then contacted to arrange an interview. Usually, our appointments are scheduled to last for about fifty minutes. While it is not mandatory, we do ask that both parents come with the child since the process is designed to include parents as well as students.
During the interview, we will try to help you understand the programs and services offered at Woodward Academy. Our objective is to facilitate your introduction to the Academy in the easiest and most informative way. We hope, too, that you will find the process fun and interesting.
While we will provide a general overview of the school and the opportunities available, most people find it helpful to spend some time prior to your visit discussing some specific questions for which you seek answers. Bring these questions with you to the visit.
Candidates applying for the Transition Program will also need to schedule an interview with the Director of the Transition Program. This interview will be scheduled when you are contacted to set up the initial interview.
Grade specific tours are offered to candidates and their families after their interview. These tours will serve as an introduction to the campus, faculty and students of Woodward Academy.
Group tours are offered at the Admissions Office on the Main Campus in College Park every Thursday at 1:30 PM starting September 19, 2013 and continuing until February. These tours are general tours that visit the individual school buildings for the grades in which you have interest. Reservations are required for these tours and can be made by calling 404.765.4001. Tours of the Woodward North satellite campus can be made by calling Woodward North directly at 404.765.4490.
Our Main Campus Open House is a structured event held every year on the second Sunday in February. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 404.765.4001. The Open House runs from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM and includes a tour of the campus led by a faculty member and a current student, an opportunity to experience a portion of Woodward’s Spring Musical production, as well as a reception with a question and answer session at the end of the day. The Open House is an excellent way to visit with current students, parents and faculty members and learn more about the Academy.