Congratulations on your acceptance to Madeira! Below are some helpful links and a timeline to guide you and your family through the enrollment and registration process. 


- Check out the Revisit Program for Accepted Students! 

- Submit signed enrollment agreement & pay deposit

  • For more information, please visit our Enrollment page. The deadline for enrollment agreements is March 15 for day students & April 10 for boarding students

- Review the Important Dates calendar

- Consider Transportation options & sign up by May 1

  • 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.

- Email us your photo for the New Student Directory 

  • As a new Madeira student, you'll want to make sure your "headshot" is included in our New Student Directory - it's really helpful for figuring out who is who as you make new friends!


- Print out the New Families Checklist - Coming Soon

- Submit signed enrollment agreement & pay deposit

  • Boarding student enrollment agreements and deposits are due April 10

- International Students: Submit documentation for I-20 form

  • Madeira will provide an I-20 form for enrolled international students who need to apply for an F-1 student visa to enter the United States. We will contact you after enrollment to receive the required documentation (passport and bank statement copies).
  • I-20 forms will be emailed to parents within three weeks of receipt of the required documentation. Contact Katie Fotofili with any questions at (+1) 703-556-8325 or [email protected].

- Set up your Madeira network accounts

  • You will receive a series of emails from the IT department with instructions on how to set up your Madeira email account and Canvas Learning account. 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 your Madeira email account.
  • We are a "Bring Your Own Device" school - please review our device requirements

- Begin your Academic Registration process and make an appointment to meet with our Academic Dean

- Take placement tests in late April

- Submit D Block Agreement - Coming Soon.

- Update/confirm details in the Directory ​in Parent Portal

  • As new Madeira parents, you'll have access to student/parent and faculty directories in the Parent Portal. You'll receive an email prompting you to confirm/update your address and other information including keeping certain information private from others.


- Complete Transportation Sign Up prior to May 1 deadline

- Schedule physical, access health & wellness forms & emergency departure plan forms

  • Madeira requires all students to submit health & wellness forms (including a completed physical form) by July 1 unless otherwise specified. Additionally, boarding students are required to submit an emergency departure plan form. All forms for 2024 will be updated in June and available in the Magnus Health Portal. Look out for communication from the Health and Wellness Center.

Submit Records Release Form to current school​ - due by August 15

  • Madeira's School Records Coordinator must receive a copy of your student's final transcript and test scores for the 2023-24 school year from their current school.

- International Students: Receive I-20 form from Admissions Office

  • International families who have submitted the required documents will receive their I-20 form via email from the Admissions Office by mid-May. Students will need this to apply for their F-1 visa.

- Volunteer to assist international students 

  • Our international students bring unique experiences and perspectives to Madeira’s classrooms and advance our global understanding. We want to ensure we are doing our utmost to welcome them into our community and set them up for success. Local Madeira families can volunteer in numerous ways, big and small. If you are interested in learning more, please fill out our Expression of Interest Form - Coming Soon.  


- Complete Impact Testing for students intending to play a Fall sport

- Order Fall Athletics Apparel by deadline

  • Students participating in a Fall sport are required to order gear through the team stores prior to deadline. Look out for communication from the Athletics Department.

- Submit Health & Wellness Forms & Emergency Departure Plan Forms prior to July 1 deadline - Coming Soon

- Complete forms sent by Dean of Student Life and Culture Office - Coming Soon

- Day Student Carpool Directory

  • Parents can access this through the Resources page in the Parent Portal


- Ensure all forms are complete by July deadlines

- Order Fall Athletics Apparel by deadline

  • Students participating in a Fall sport are required to order gear through the team stores prior to deadline. Look out for communication from the Athletics Department.

- Order books and supplies for fall classes once schedules are posted

  • Book Ordering Information and Supplies List available on Canvas.

- Email us your photo for the New Student Directory


- Review the Student/Parent Handbook

  • The Dean of Student Life & Culture Office will share the 2024-25 Student/Parent Handbook in August. Parents and students are expected to review the handbook annually.

- Review your schedule in the Student/Parent Portal

- Ensure final transcript has been submitted to Madeira's School Records Coordinator by August 15

- Attend Preseason, Tryouts & Orientation!

  • View the detailed schedule for Move-in, Orientation, Preseason/Tryouts & First Day of Classes - Coming Soon