Welcome to Madeira!

Please see our Revisit Program Landing Page for recordings of our virtual revisit events.

You're in! Now What?

Congratulations on your acceptance to Madeira! You may be wondering, "Now what do I do?" Below is a timeline to guide you and your family through the enrollment and registration process. Links to letters and forms will be added as they are distributed. 



  • Submit your signed enrollment agreement and pay deposit

    • Boarding student enrollment agreements and deposits are due April 10

    • International Students: Complete I-20 & Guardian forms
      (Madeira will begin the I-20 process promptly after enrollment is complete)

  • Set-up your Madeira network accounts. In the spring, you will receive a series of emails from the IT department with instructions that outline how to set up your Madeira email account, Powerschool Learning account, and the Student/Parent Portal. It is very important that you complete these tasks in a timely manner because important emails such as placement test information and roommate questionnaires will be sent to this email account.

    • We are a "Bring Your Own Device" school - please click here to review our device requirements. Click here for an explanation of Madeira's technology systems.

  • Take placement tests. Information about Placement Tests will be emailed by the Academic Office (academicoffice@madeira.org).

  • Begin your Academic Registration process and make an appointment to meet with Academic Dean, Ms. M.A. Mahoney. In April, you and your family will receive an e-letter from the Academic Office with details about this multi-step process. The required forms and checklist will be available soon. Meetings with Ms. Mahoney will take place virtually using Microsoft Teams. A Microsoft Teams Meeting can be joined on a web browser instantly without downloading Teams or a plug-in. Alternatively, Madeira students have free access to the Microsoft Teams application with their Madeira email address and password. View courses by department:
    World Languages
    Student Life


  • DUE MAY 3: Transportation: Madeira offers a bus/van transportation program that allows us to serve students throughout the Washington, D.C. metro area. Transportation route options for the upcoming school year can be found on the Transportation Program page of our website. Space is limited. Sign-up here.

  • Complete I-20 & Guardian forms. International families will receive communication from the Admission Office regarding the completion of your I-20 forms by mid-May.

  • Access health forms and schedule a physical. You and your parents/guardians will receive communication from the Health and Wellness Center. Madeira requires all students to submit health forms including a completed physical form by July 1. Health forms for 2021 will be updated in May and available in the Magnus Health Portal.

  • DUE JULY 1: Complete the Dean of Students’ permission and travel forms. 
    In May you and your parents/guardians will receive communication from the Dean of Students Office with instructions to complete several forms. Boarders will need to complete the New Roommate Survey. Parents will need to complete permission forms by logging into the Student/Parent Portal.

  • DUE JULY 1 Submit your photo for the Community Directory, if you haven't already. 


  • DUE JULY 1 Boarders complete your New Roommate Survey.

    • Boarding students begin thinking about your new dorm room! You will receive a "What to Bring" list and other important tips for living in the dorms email from the Director of Residential Life in early June. 

  • DUE JULY 15 if you haven't already, Submit your photo for the Community Directory.

  • Submit Dean of Students and Health & Wellness Forms prior to the July 1 deadline!



  • Order your books and supplies for fall classes. The Academic Office will post the Book Ordering Information and a Supplies List on Powerschool Learning in July.

  • Parents complete the "Tell us about your daughter" survey.


  • Review the Student/Parent Handbook. The Dean of Students Office will share the 2021-2022 Student/Parent Handbook in early August. Parents and students are expected to review the handbook annually.

  • Review your schedule in the Student/Parent Portal

  • Attend Preseason & Orientation!

8328 Georgetown Pike, McLean, VA 22102 |  703-556-8273 | admissions@madeira.org

The Madeira School is a top-ranked all-girls boarding and day school located on a beautiful 376-acre campus just 10 miles outside of Washington, DC.

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