Admissions

How to Apply

The Admissions Team at The Out-of-Door Academy seeks students with curiosity, passion, integrity, and a commitment to academic, athletic, artistic and personal growth.
Admission decisions are determined by the strength of the candidate's application, recommendations, grades, interviews, and test scores. We admit students who can succeed academically and who will contribute to our school community.

List of 3 items.

  • LOWER SCHOOL

    Pre-K - Grade 5

    In order to evaluate a prospective student’s candidacy to The Out-of-Door Academy, we require the following application items:

    STEP 1: Complete your Online Application by March 1 (Pre-K/Kindergarten - Grade 5 deadline).
    *Please note: in order to proceed to the following steps, you MUST submit your online application and non-refundable $100 fee. Details regarding each item below will be found within the Online Admissions Portal once you complete Step 1.
     
    STEP 2: Schedule Admissions Testing and evaluative on-campus visit with The Out-of-Door Admissions Office.

    STEP 3: Submit additional application materials to the Admissions Office:
    • Transcript of Grades (Grades 1- 5)
    • Teacher Assessment Form (Pre-K - Grade 5)
    • Parent Questionnaire (Pre-K - Grade 5)
  • MIDDLE SCHOOL

    Grades 6 - 8

    In order to evaluate a prospective student’s candidacy to The Out-of-Door Academy, we require the following application items:

    STEP 1: Complete your Online Application by January 1 (Early Action deadline) or March 1 (Regular Decision deadline).
    *Please note: in order to proceed to the following steps, you MUST submit your online application and non-refundable $100 fee. Details regarding each item below will be found within the Online Admissions Portal once you complete Step 1.
     
    STEP 2: Submit additional application materials to the Admissions Office:
    • Transcript of Grades
    • Teacher Assessment Form (Current English and Math Teachers)
    • Family Questionnaire 
    • SSAT Admission Testing (ssat.org)
      Alternative testing may be accepted (ACT, ERB, ISEE, PSAT, or SAT)
  • UPPER SCHOOL

    Grades 9 - 12

    In order to evaluate a prospective student’s candidacy to The Out-of-Door Academy, we require the following application items:

    STEP 1: Complete your Online Application by January 1 (Early Action deadline) or March 1 (Regular Decision deadline).
    *Please note: in order to proceed to the following steps, you MUST submit your online application and non-refundable $100 fee. Details regarding each item below will be found within the Online Admissions Portal once you complete Step 1.
     
    STEP 2: Submit additional application materials to the Admissions Office:
    • Transcript of Grades 
    • Teacher Assessment Form (Current English and Math Teachers)
    • Family Questionnaire 
    • SSAT Admission Testing (ssat.org)
      Alternative testing may be accepted (ACT, ERB, ISEE, PSAT, or SAT)

The Out-of-Door Academy

LOWER SCHOOL |  Historic Siesta Key Campus  |  Pre-K – Grade 5
444 Reid Street, Sarasota, FL 34242  |  941-349-3223  |  Fax: 941-349-8133

MIDDLE & UPPER SCHOOLS
  |  Uihlein Campus in Lakewood Ranch  |  Grades 6 – 8 |  Grades 9 – 12
5950 Deer Drive, Sarasota, FL 34240  |  941-349-3224  |  Fax: 941-907-1251
The Out-of-Door Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, gender, or national origin. The Out-of-Door Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

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