BYI Admissions FAQ

BYI has a rolling admissions process and accepts students throughout the year as space allows.

Visiting BYI

Ideally, before setting up a formal shadow day, students and families will visit our campus to see our school in action and learn more about our excellent academic, social and service model.     Please fill in this form

or contact to request an admissions packet or arrange a visit.

Open House Dates

The January 25 open house has not yet been rescheduled.  
Check out Youth Initiative Day, a free professional development day workshop for youth and adults, February 26, 2016

Shadow Dates

We can arrange a school visit during the summer for fall admissions.  Shadow Day appointments will resume in October 2014.  
  • If you have regular web access, please fill out this form:
  • If not, please give us a call at 443-990-1294 to set up a Shadow Day visit. 

Shadow Day Logistics

  • Students arrive at 8:45 and stay for the full day (the BYI school day begins at 9:00 am and ends at 4:00 pm). 
    • Our address: 4701 Yellowwood Avenue, Baltimore 21209. We are located closest to the #1 bus route, in walking distance of the Cold Spring light rail stop and buses #33, #44 and #91.
      • We are located just south of the Cylburn Arboretum and Sinai Hospital, near the Waldorf School of Baltimore and the KIPP schools.
  • Please bring a lunch. On occasion food will be made available to visitors; if this is the case we will contact you before your visit .
  • At the end of your day we will provide you with a Shadow Day Pass to give to your school counselor or homeroom teacher.
    A note about accessibility: Unfortunately our main entrance is not wheelchair accessible, there is however convenient alternate access to the building.  Please contact us for further information. Please let us know if there are any concerns or special requests prior to your visit. 

About BYI admissions process

  • BYI has a rolling admission process, applications are accepted throughout the year.  We make decisions on an individual basis as space allows.
  • The earlier you apply, the sooner your final determination will be received. 
  • Applications for same-year transfers are expedited.
  • Get materials on the web:
  • Pay fees at: