The Admission Process

Important Dates

Application Available: Thursday, July 1, 2021
Application Deadline: Friday, December 3, 2021 (to guarantee a parent conversation/interview) or Friday, January 7, 2022
Faculty/Sibling Application Deadline: Friday, October 1, 2021
Decision Notifications for Grades K-12: March 11, 2022 at 5PM
Decision Reply Date for Grades K-12: March 18, 2022

Elementary Campus (K-6)

Applying to Oakwood


STEP 1: APPLY ONLINE

Applications for the 2022-2023 school year will be available July 1, 2021. All application materials are available on our website and through your Oakwood application portal (Oakwood Connected). When you are ready to submit an application for your child, please click here.

Note: Applications for the 2021-2022 school year are closed. To submit a late application, please contact the admission office at elementaryadmission@oakwoodschool.org.

STEP 2: PARENT CONVERSATION (Kindergarten)
Kindergarten applicant families will have a parent conversation with the Director of Admission, Nancy Goldberg. Please note: children applying for Kindergarten must be five years old by September 1, 2022.

STEP 3: PLAYDATE/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 by 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 4: SUPPLEMENTAL FORMS
Teacher recommendations and transcripts are due to the office no later than January 7, 2022. We prefer items to be updated through the prospective family portal on Oakwood Connected. To download supplemental forms, click here.

STEP 5: FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE APPLICATION
If you are planning to apply for financial assistance, please review the Financial Assistance portion of the website. For questions contact Pam Tiangco.


Secondary Campus (7-12)

Applying to Oakwood


STEP 1: APPLY ONLINE
Applications for the 2022-2023 school year will be available July 1, 2021 and are due December 3, 2021 (to guarantee an interview) or January 7, 2022. An earlier application submission will allow for our admission team to begin getting to know your family sooner.

All application materials are available on our website and through your Oakwood application portal (Oakwood Connected). When you are ready to submit an application for your child, please click here.

Note: Applications for the 2021-2022 school year are closed. To submit a late application, please contact the admission office at secondaryadmission@oakwoodschool.org

STEP 2: PARENT/GUARDIAN & STUDENT INTERVIEW
Campus tours and interviews will take place during the school day. Submit your application early to secure an interview date.

When your application is received, our office will notify you of your virtual campus visit and interview date within two weeks. Earlier applicants have greater flexibility in scheduling interview appointments. This family visit will include a campus tour as well as interviews with student and faculty members of the Admission Committee.

STEP 3: SUPPLEMENTAL FORMS
In addition to the application and interview, we require transcripts and confidential teacher recommendations from the student's current English and Math instructors, and school Administrator. Teacher recommendations and transcripts are due to the office no later than January 20, 2022. We prefer items to be updated through the prospective family portal on Oakwood Connected. To download supplemental forms, click here.

Please note: In an effort to support an equitable admission process, Oakwood does not require the ISEE. All secondary campus applicants will be given a writing prompt to complete at the time of their interview.

STEP 4: FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
If you are planning to apply for financial assistance, please review the Financial Assistance portion of the website. For questions contact Pam Tiangco.

 

Admission Questions?

Please contact:

Olivia Krane 
818.732.3501 
for K-6 Admission
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Jenny Meza
818.732.3150 
for 7-12 Admission 
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