Step 1: Submit an Online Inquiry
To receive admission materials by mail, submit an online inquiry.
Step 2: Attend a Prospective Parent Morning
Orientation meetings are for parents who wish to learn more about Oakwood. Applications need not be submitted prior to attendance at these meetings. Orientations will be held for adults only from 10:00 am-12:00 pm on the following dates:
Dates and reservations for our fall and winter Prospective Parent Mornings dates will be made available June 1.
Step 3: Submit an application
Our application deadline for the 2017- 18 school year is January 6, 2017 (K-6). Applications received after this date will be placed in the late application pool.
For Kindergarten and 6th Grade applicants only:
Kindergarten and 6th Grade applications received before December 9, 2016 will be scheduled for a parent conversation. Upon receipt of your application, we will notify you of your parent conversation date. Please note that children applying for Kindergarten must be five years old by September 1, 2017.
Application deadlines for siblings of current Oakwood students is October 7, 2016.
Step 4: Schedule a grade-level screening
All applicants (K-6) and parents will be invited to participate in a grade level screening. We will inform you of your screening date in January.
During these sessions, children will be asked to participate in a variety of activities that will help us get to know them. Parents will be given the opportunity to ask questions related to Oakwood’s curriculum and school life.
Step 5: Submit the Confidential Teacher Recommendation Form
Please forward the Confidential Teacher Recommendation Form (Grade K or Grades 1-6) and the Parent Authorization for Release of School Records Form (Grades 1-6) to your child's school. The form should reach Oakwood no later than January 6, 2017.
Step 6: (Grade 6 Only) Register for the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE)
Complete the ISEE online registration form available at www.iseetest.org, listing Oakwood as a score recipient. Our school code is 052146. Applicants should take the ISEE no later than January 20, 2017. For further details, please see our ISEE Test Information page.
To better assist you in the elementary admission process, please print a copy of our step-by-step admission guide.