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Information Events for the 2016-17 School Year

The best way to learn about our wonderful laboratory school is to attend a morning tour or weekend open house.

Space is limited, so please REGISTER ONLINE

Elementary School Program

Open Houses: The whole family is welcome at these weekend events, where you'll hear from our Head of School and K-5 teachers, meet some of our current families, spend time in the classrooms, and enjoy educational activities with your children.

  • Saturday, November 7, 2015: 10-11 am
  • Saturday, January 9, 2016: 10-11 am

K-5 Tours: Group tours run from 9:00-11:00 am and are for adults only (babes in arms ok). You will learn about our elementary curriculum, visit classrooms in session, and participate in a Q&A with our staff.

  • Friday 11/13/15
  • Friday 11/20/15
  • Friday 12/4/15
  • Friday 12/11/15
  • Tuesday 12/15/15
  • Friday 1/8/16
  • Tuesday 1/12/16

Priority Elementary Application Deadline: 1/14/16*

Secondary Elementary Application Deadline: 1/29/16

Elementary School applications received by January 29 will still be included if the first round of admissions and will be scheduled for our student visits in February, with decision letters mailed on March 10.

Preschool and Infant/Toddler Program

All Preschool and Infant/Toddler tours run from 9:00-10:30 am and are for adults only (babes in arms ok). You will learn about our Early Childhood curriculum, view classrooms in session and participate in a Q&A with our staff.

  • Friday 1/22/16
  • Friday 1/29/16
  • Tuesday 2/2/16
  • Friday 2/5/16
  • Tuesday 2/9/16
  • Friday 2/12/16
  • Tuesday 2/16/16

Priority Preschool application deadline: 2/19/16*

All Infant/Toddler and Preschool applications submitted by February 19 will be considered in our first round of admissions, with decision letters mailed March 18. 

*Applications for Financial Aid are due on the same date that you apply for admissions. 


Please refer to our Application Process and Admissions Calendar pages for more information. If a tour is already full, it won't show up as an option for registration, so let us know by email if you'd like to be put on a waiting list for a particular date.

Contact our Admissions Director:

Whitney Walker
Mills College Children's School
5000 MacArthur Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94613
510.430.2053 ph
510.430.3223 fax




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Last Updated: 10/26/15