Dear Prospective Families,

Welcome! We are delighted that you are interested in Woodlands Academy, an independent, Catholic day and boarding school for young women whose traditions of excellence date back to 1858. Everything we do is designed to help you achieve your dreams and realize your potential. At Woodlands, you’ll find a curriculum that challenges you to excel intellectually. You’ll also find a wide range of opportunities outside the classroom to discover new interests, talents, and passions. Woodlands is a place where you will make lifelong friends who accept you for who you are and who share your dreams and aspirations.

The best way to know if Woodlands is right for you is to learn about us and to let us get to know you. Browsing our website is a great place to start, but visiting us is even better. Come see our campus, meet your future classmates, and talk to our dynamic and committed faculty. We think you’ll see right away what makes Woodlands unique.

Our team will be visiting middle schools and attending fairs in the coming months. Scroll down to see where you can find us this fall.

If you have any questions about Woodlands Academy, please do not hesitate to call us at 847/234-4300, ext. 250

We look forward to seeing you on campus soon!

Admission Events

Catch up with us
The calendar below list events on our campus as well as where members of our Admission Staff will be around the area and the world!

Admission Steps:



Let us know you're interested in Woodlands Academy! Fill out our online inquiry form, this will add you to our mailing list and jump start the admission process.


Schedule A Visit

Spend some time with us! Shadow Days allow you to attend classes, tour our school and interview with a member of our team.


SSAT Registration

Register for the SSAT. Please request that your scores be reported directly to Woodlands Academy. Our school code is 8273.

Once you have registered for the SSAT, you may view the Character Skills Snapshot.


Complete an Application.

We use the Standard Application Online (SAO), which is managed by SSAT. Download instructions.


Recommendation FormsRecommendation forms are requested and submitted via the SAO.

Meet Our Team

Mrs. Alexandra Maegdlin

Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

Mr. John Rodas

Associate Director of Marketing