Step 1: Submit an Online Inquiry

Please note that while you are welcome to submit an online inquiry at any time, tour dates and admission materials will only be made avialable starting June 1. To receive admission materials by mail in June, 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:

-Fall/winter tour dates will be made available June 1

Step 3: Submit an application

Apply online

Our application deadline for the 2019- 20 school year is January 4, 2019 (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 7, 2018 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, 2019.

Application deadlines for siblings of current Oakwood students is October 5, 2018.

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 4, 2018.

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 18, 2019. 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.


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