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2015-16 Admissions Calendar

The best way to learn about our wonderful laboratory school is to attend an information event during our admissions season. Space is limited, so please register online.

November 6 & January 10: K-5 Open Houses. The whole family is welcome at these events! Please join us on 11/6 from 6-7 pm or on 1/10 from 10-11 am. 

November 14–January 13: Elementary School tours (alternating Tuesdays and Fridays), 9-10:30 am

December 5-February 17: Infant/Toddler and Preschool tours (alternating Tuesdays and Fridays), 9-10:30 am

January 15: Elementary School priority application deadline. Applications received or postmarked by this date will be considered first when scheduling classroom visits in February.

Also priority deadline for current families with sibling applicants and priority Mills College faculty/staff/student applicants for Preschool or Elementary

January 30: Elementary School secondary application deadline. Applications received or postmarked by this date will be considered next when scheduling classroom visits, as space allows.

Enrollment agreements and decision letters go out to current families and priority Mills College applicants. 

K-5 applications received in February will be scheduled as space allows. We continue rolling admissions for the Elementary School throughout the spring and summer.

February 7: Kindergarten visit day

Kinders will be scheduled to visit the school in a group of 10 applicants for one hour. Applicants for grades 1–5 will be contacted to arrange a date to visit the school on a regular school day during the month of February

February 20: Infant/Toddler & Preschool priority application deadline (received or postmarked by this date)

After this date, we cannot conduct private tours of our Early Childhood program, but we accept applications all year round, and if a space opens up that fits your child, we'll contact you to come in and see our facilities.

March 12: Elementary decision letters mailed

March 19: Infant/Toddler & Preschool decision letters mailed

March 20: Signed Elementary contracts due with $1000 non-refundable deposit by 9:00 am

March 30: Signed Preschool contracts due with $1000 non-refundable deposit by 9:00 am


Contact our Admissions Director:

Whitney Walker


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Last Updated: 9/1/14