Join Us For Admissions Events!

We are excited to connect with you and share more about what makes Bush special for students and families from Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade. We offer a variety of in-person and virtual events during the admissions season to help your family learn about academics, the arts, athletics, experiential learning, and the student and family experience at Bush. 

Registration for all events is via Ravenna. Please note: for certain events, the minimum application status of “started” or “applied” is required. 

Questions? Email or call (206) 326-7736

Events Calendar

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  • Open House Tours

    Each fall, The Bush School welcomes prospective students and families to campus for Open House Tours. Join us to experience first-hand what a Bush education offers while connecting with Bush faculty and staff, current students, and admissions ambassadors. 

    Open Hours Tours are for applicants and their families at all grade levels but registration is required for division-specific dates and times.

    Lower School: Sunday, October 15 & Saturday, October 28, 2023
    9:00-10:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m., or 1:30-3:00 p.m.

    Middle School: Saturday, October 14 & Sunday, October 29, 2023
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or 1:00-3:00 p.m. 

    Upper School: Sunday, October 15 & Saturday, October 28, 2023
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. or 1:00-3:00 p.m.
  • Divisional Information Session

    Connect with the Bush admissions team, divisional faculty and staff, and current Bush parents/guardians via Zoom to hear more about academics, community, and the Bush approach to experiential education. These virtual events are intended for parents/guardians only. 

    Register for division-specific dates on Ravenna.
  • Student Visit (Kindergarten, Sixth Grade, Ninth Grade)

    All applicants to Bush’s divisional entry points (Kindergarten, Sixth, and Ninth Grades) are required to attend a student visit. Visits take place on campus during the fall and winter. Registration and additional visit details available on Ravenna. 

    Please note, you must first submit the Bush preliminary application and pay the $70 application fee before registering for a student visit. For families applying for financial aid, the application fee waiver code is PSIS2024.

    Kindergarten Student Visit
    Register for one session per applicant
    February 9, 2024 | 8:00-9:45 a.m., 10:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m., or 1:30-3:15 p.m.

    Sixth Grade Student Visit
    Register for one visit per applicant
    Monday, November 6, 2023 | 2:30-4:15 p.m.
    Monday, November 13, 2023 | 2:30-4:15 p.m.
    Tuesday, November 28, 2023 | 2:30-4:15 p.m.
    Monday, December 4, 2023 | 2:30-4:15 p.m.
    Monday, December 11, 2023 | 2:30-4:15 p.m.
    Thursday, January 4, 2024 | 2:30-4:15 p.m.
    Friday, January 19, 2024 | 2:30-4:15 p.m.

    Ninth Grade Student Visit
    Register for one visit per applicant
    Tuesday, November 7, 2023 | 2:30-4:15 p.m.
    Thursday, November 16, 2023 | 2:30-4:15 p.m.
    Thursday, December 14, 2023 | 2:30-4:15 p.m.
    Tuesday, January 9, 2024 | 2:30-4:15 p.m.
    Tuesday, January 16, 2024 | 2:30-4:15 p.m.
  • Affinity Events

    Wondering if the Bush community is right for you and your family? Hear from Bush leadership, faculty, and current families about their lived experiences at The Bush School and the school's ongoing work to become an inclusive institution committed to equity and justice. These events are affinity spaces intended for applicant families who share layers of identity as part of the LGBTQIA+ community and/or people of color. 

    We ask that applicants and families who do not share these layers of identity attend our other events to learn about the Bush community and student experience.

    LGBTQIA+ Family Virtual Panel
    Tuesday, November 14, 2023 | 6:00-7:15 p.m.

    Bush Families of Color Virtual Panel
    Tuesday, December 12, 2023 | 6:00-7:15 p.m.
  • Virtual Lower School Activity Days (K-5 only)

    Experience Lower School learning in action with Bush specialist teachers in art, music, library, physical education, technology, and Spanish through these fun and interactive virtual activities.

    Specialist classes are integrated into the school day for all Lower School students and offer additional opportunities for exploration, play, and creativity.

    Spanish & P.E.: Saturday, November 4, 2023 | 10:00 - 10:45 a.m.
    Art & Music: Saturday, December 2, 2023 | 10:00 - 10:45 a.m.
    Library & Computing, Engineering, and Design: Saturday, January 6, 2024 | 10:00 - 10:45 a.m. 

    Registration for each virtual activity is available on Ravenna. The Zoom link will be emailed to all registered participants. 

Additional Questions?

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The Bush School is an independent, coeducational day school located in Seattle, WA enrolling 715 students in grades K–12. The mission of The Bush School is to spark in students of diverse backgrounds and talents a passion for learning, accomplishment, and contribution to their communities.

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