K-8 Apply Remotely

TBS is currently accepting applications for the 2020-21 school year on a space-available basis.

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.

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. 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 Paula Farmer in the 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:

 

Paula Farmer, Director of Admissions
(510) 665-8800 Ext. 103
pfarmer@theberkeleyschool.org

Bliss Tobin, K-5 Division Head
btobin@theberkeleyschool.org

MaryBeth Ventura, Middle School Division Head
mventura@theberkeleyschool.org

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Awaken Generous Hearts
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K – 8 Campus

1310 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94702
(510) 665-8800

Early Childhood Campus

2030 Francisco Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 849-8340

Ignite Curious Minds
Awaken Generous Hearts
Engage a Changing World

K – 8 Campus

1310 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94702
(510) 665-8800

Early Childhood Campus

2030 Francisco Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 849-8340

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