K-8 Apply Remotely

Now accepting applications for the 2022-23 school year!

STEP 1

Join us for an Admissions Event

Register for the next virtual Open House and RSVP for a Campus Tour.

Open House events are a great way to connect with our community of teachers, parents, and leadership team.

Campus Tours allow visitors to experience our campus in a socially-distanced, outdoor visit.

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 an $85 application fee for Standard Applicants.

Early Action Applicants must meet Early Action deadlines for early consideration. Applications need to be submitted by November 30, 2021 (Reduced $65 application fee).

Application fee waivers may be available for families who qualify. Please contact Lamar Johnson for consideration.

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 2022-23? IFT enrollment must be completed by Friday, January 21, 2022 (Early Action by December 3, 2021)  If you have questions about the process or paperwork, please Lamar Johnson at 510-665-8800 ext 159.

STEP 5

Schedule Assessment

Assessments will be held weekly starting in late January-February. Applicants will meet in small groups on a Saturday to complete activities designed to assess in math, reading, and writing.

Admissions notifications will be delivered to families on Thursday, March 17, 2022 at 12 p.m.

 

For more information,

please contact:

 

Lamar Johnson
Director of Enrollment and Outreach
ljohnson@theberkeleyschool.org

Lavinia Sfetcu
Enrollment Coordinator
(510) 849-8340
lsfetcu@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. 

Our Mission

Ignite Curious Minds
Awaken Generous Hearts
Engage a Changing World

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Berkeley, CA 94702
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Berkeley, CA 94709
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Awaken Generous Hearts
Engage a Changing World

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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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