Step 1: Submit an Online Inquiry

To receive admission materials by mail you must submit an online inquiry. This form will also enable you to register your attendance for one of our fall/winter Prospective Parent Mornings.

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, but we request that you submit an online inquiry prior to registering for a Prospective Parent Morning. Orientations will be held for adults only from 10:00 am-12:00 pm on the following dates:

     Tuesday, September 10
     Thursday, October 3
     Tuesday, October 15
     Thursday, October 24
     Tuesday, November 5
     Tuesday, November 19
     Tuesday, December 3

Step 3: Submit an application

Our application deadline for the 2020-21 school year is January 5, 2020 (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, 2019 will be scheduled for a parent conversation. Please note that children applying for Kindergarten must be five years old by September 1, 2020.

Application deadlines for siblings of current Oakwood students is October 6, 2019.

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 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 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 5, 2020.

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, 2020. 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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