K-8 Apply Remotely

TBS is currently accepting preschool applications for the 2021-22 school year on a space-available basis. We have very limited space availability accepting applications for Winter 2021.

STEP 1

Join a Virtual Tour Event! 

We regret that we can’t welcome you to our beautiful campuses at this time due to our current shelter-in-place order; but we look forward to e-meeting you during an upcoming virtual tour event to tell you more about our school!

STEP 2

Complete the online application.

After you’ve had a chance to meet our team and get a better sense of the school, the next step is to submit an application. Note there is a $75 application fee. We are currently enrolling on a space-available basis. New student applications are due Friday, January 29.

CLICK HERE to access our online application form   

STEP 3

Prepare additional application materials.

Materials Needed from Kindergarten Applicants

Teacher Recommendation

Kindergarten applicants need to have (1) Kindergarten Teacher Recommendation Form (from a current teacher.)

Supporting Documentation

K-8 Applicants should send any additional supporting documents which may include the following: Testing for GATE, O.T. evaluations, 504 plans, IEP, or any other type of outside enrichment/support the student might be receiving.

Materials Needed from 1st Grade Applicants

Teacher Recommendation

Transcripts

  • 1st-8th Grade Applicants can complete a Transcript Request Form to give to their school to get the progress reports.
  • 1st Grade applicants will need their kindergarten year report

Supporting Documentation

  • K-8 Applicants should send any additional supporting documents which may include the following: Testing for GATE, O.T. evaluations, 504 plans, IEP, or any other type of outside enrichment/support the student might be receiving.

Materials Needed from 2nd-8th Grade Applicants

Teacher Recommendation

Transcripts

  • Applicants can complete a Transcript Request Form to give to their school to get the progress reports.
  • 2nd-8th Grade applicants will need the last two years of progress reports/report cards.

Supporting Documentation

  • K-8 Applicants should send any additional supporting documents which may include the following: Testing for GATE, O.T. evaluations, 504 plans, IEP, or any other type of outside enrichment/support the student might be receiving.

STEP 4

Apply for Individualized Family Tuition

Apply online for Individualized Family Tuition if you think you’ll need it. We understand that these are uncertain times financially for some, so we invite the conversation about planning financially for enrollment. Applying for 2021-22? IFT enrollment must be completed by Friday, January 29.  If you have questions about the process or paperwork, please contact Amy Coty in the TBS Business Office.

STEP 5

Schedule Family & Student Meetings

Schedule remote appointments for meeting your family and doing the parent interview with our Admissions Office (ie. via Zoom or Google Meet.) Schedule a remote appointment for meeting your student online for assessment (ie. via Zoom or Google Meet.) 

 

For more information,

please contact:

 

Araxi Gundelfinger
Associate Head of School
Advancement & Strategic Initiatives
(510) 665-8800 Ext. 108 admissions@theberkeleyschool.org

Lavinia Sfetcu
Admissions Associate
(510) 849-83408
lsfetcu@theberkeleyschool.org

Bliss Tobin
K-5 Division Head

btobin@theberkeleyschool.org

MaryBeth Ventura
Middle School Division Head

mventura@theberkeleyschool.org

The Berkeley School welcomes students of any race, color, religion, gender identity or expressionsexual orientation, ability, and national or ethnic origin and accords them all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally made available to students at The Berkeley School. TBS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ability, and national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, employment policies, scholarship programs, and athletic or other school administered programs. Please contact Kate Klaire, Title IX Coordinator, at  for additional information. 

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Berkeley, CA 94709
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