K-8 Application Process

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

We also have limited space availability for the current 2019-20 school year.

STEP 1

Take a tour!

Take a look at our tour calendar and sign up to visit us on campus.

CLICK HERE to schedule a tour  

Kindergarten Admissions Events

School Tours provide an intimate view of our campus and program while teachers and students are in action. Families have time to observe in the classrooms of not only their grade(s) of interest, but also the subsequent grade levels within that division.

Wednesday, October 16, 9:00-10:30AM
Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 9:00-10:30AM
Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 9:00-10:30AM
Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 9:00-10:30AM
Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 9:00-10:30AM
Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 9:00-10:30AM
Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 9:00-10:30AM
Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 9:00-10:30AM
Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 9:00-10:30AM
Wednesday, January 28, 2020, 9:00-10:30AM

Information Sessions are a hands-on, experiential journey for attendees to experience how teaching and understanding unfold in our classrooms. The focus is on the curriculum and learning outcomes, as our faculty take you through mini-lessons that are sure to be both grounding and engaging, followed by a classroom tour and a Q&A session with parents from our community.

Saturday, November 2, 2019, 9:00-11:00AM
Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 6:00-8:00PM
Saturday, January 11, 2020, 9:00-11:00AM

The K-8 Campus Tour Location is 1310 University Avenue, Berkeley
Get Directions

Grades 1-5 Admissions Events

School Tours provide an intimate view of our campus and program while teachers and students are in action. Families have time to observe in the classrooms of not only their grade(s) of interest, but also the subsequent grade levels within that division.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 9:00-10:30AM
Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 9:00-10:30AM
Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 9:00-10:30AM

The K-8 Campus Tour Location is 1310 University Avenue, Berkeley
Get Directions

Middle School Admissions Events

School Tours provide an intimate view of our campus and program while teachers and students are in action. Families have time to observe in the classrooms of not only their grade(s) of interest, but also the subsequent grade levels within that division.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 9:00-10:30AM
Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 9:00-10:30AM
Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 9:00-10:30AM
Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 9:00-10:30AM
Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 9:00-10:30AM
Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 9:00-10:30AM
Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 9:00-10:30AM
Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 9:00-10:30AM
Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 9:00-10:30AM

Information Sessions are a hands-on, experiential journey for attendees to experience how teaching and understanding unfold in our classrooms. The focus is on the curriculum and learning outcomes, as our faculty take you through mini-lessons that are sure to be both grounding and engaging, followed by a classroom tour and a Q&A session with our faculty and Division Heads. Prospective 6th-8th grade applicants are encouraged to attend and participate with their parents.

Saturday, November 2, 2019, 9:00-11:00AM
Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 6:00-8:00PM
Saturday, January 11, 2020, 9:00-11:00AM

The K-8 Campus Tour Location is 1310 University Avenue, Berkeley
Get Directions

STEP 2

Complete the online application (there is a $75 application fee)*

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.

CLICK HERE to access our online application form   

Submit the following documents with your application:

STEP 3

Schedule the child assessment, and the parent interview appointments.

After the child visit and application review, we’ll follow up with next steps.

For more information

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

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

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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