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Early Childhood School Application

Laurel School accepts applications for our co-ed Early Childhood School (Early Learners, Preschool, Prekindergarten and Outdoor Prekindergarten) prior and up to the application deadlines, and throughout the year, as space is available. The checklists below outline the application requirements for our four Early Childhood groups. All items must be completed before the Admissions Committee will review your application.
We will work with you every step of the way to make the application process a positive and comfortable experience for your family. Please do not hesitate to contact us with your questions at 216-464-0946 or admissions@LaurelSchool.org.

Deadlines & Notifications

  • January 27, 2023

    Admission application and Financial Assistance application deadline
  • February 10, 2023

    Notification of Admission and Financial Assistance
  • February 24, 2023

    Response due to the School
  • After February 24, 2023

    Rolling admissions as space allows

Admissions Checklist: Early Learners

List of 3 items.

  • Ages

    18 months - 3 years
  • Application

    • Application (complete online through the above link or print the pdf version)
    • $40 non-refundable application fee 
    • Parent/guardian questionnaire (complete online through the above link or print the pdf version)
  • Parent visit to Laurel

    The best way to learn more about Laurel is by scheduling time to visit. Find out how on our Visiting Laurel page.

Admissions Checklist: Preschool and Prekindergarten

List of 4 items.

  • Ages

    3 - 4 years
  • Application

    • Application (complete online through the above link or print the pdf version)
    • $40 non-refundable application fee 
    • Parent/guardian questionnaire (complete online through the above link or print the pdf version)
    • Teacher evaluation, if applicable (complete online through the above link or print the pdf version)
  • Parent Visit to Laurel

    The best way to learn more about Laurel is by scheduling time to visit. Find out how on our Visiting Laurel page.
  • Student Screening

    • Preschool, Prekindergarten, and Outdoor Prekindergarten applicants are required to attend one of our Gator Day Screening events.
      • Fridays, January 13 or 20, 2023, 8:30 am
    Go to Admissions Events to register today!

Admissions Checklist: Outdoor Prekindergarten

List of 4 items.

  • Ages

    3 - 5 years
  • Application

    • Application (complete online through the above link or print the pdf version)
    • $40 non-refundable application fee
    • Parent/guardian questionnaire (complete online through the above link or print the pdf version)
    • Teacher evaluation, if applicable (complete online through the above link or print the pdf version)
  • Parent Visit to Laurel

    The best way to learn more about Laurel is by scheduling time to visit. Find out how on our Visiting Laurel page.
  • Student Screening

    • Preschool, Prekindergarten, and Outdoor Prekindergarten applicants are required to attend one of our Gator Day Screening events.
      • Fridays, January 13 or 20, 2023, 8:30 am
    Go to Admissions Events to register today!

Upcoming Events

List of 5 events.

  • Sep
    27

    CYO Soccer Event

    Butler Campus
  • Oct
    1

    Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) Test Prep, Grades 7-12

    Laurel School in conjunction with Rose-Marie Janesz, President of Test Preparation & Tutoring Services, will offer ISEE test preparation for students applying to grades 7-12. Hosted by Laurel, Rose-Marie Janesz will offer students the opportunity to learn how to prepare and score higher on the ISEE middle and upper-level exam. The test preparation class is $75 for non-Laurel students and $50 for current Laurel students, and is to be paid at the door. REGISTER TODAY!
    Lyman Campus
  • Oct
    6

    Grades K-12 Open House

    Connect with current students and parents, engaging faculty and dynamic staff as you tour Laurel School. Laurel’s K-12 Open House includes a presentation by Head of School Ann V. Klotz and opportunities to learn more about our curriculum, special programming, the admissions process and financial assistance. Our 150-acre Butler Campus, including the 16,000-square-foot Alice Lehmann Butler Center for Fitness and Wellness and home for Grades 3-5, will also be open for prospective families to explore. REGISTER TODAY!
    Lyman and Butler Campuses
  • Oct
    8

    Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) Testing for Prospective Students, Grades 5-12

    The Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE), is a highly regarded and widely accepted test for entrance into top-performing independent schools around the world. Laurel requires the ISEE for all applicants to Grades 5-12. For most information, please visit https://www.erblearn.org/families/isee-by-erb.
    Lyman Campus
  • Oct
    25

    Upper School Preview for Grade 8 Families

    Current Laurel Eighth Grade students and prospective Ninth Grade students and their parents are invited to an informative evening with presentations by Laurel’s Upper School leadership team, faculty and current Upper School students. Questions will be answered about course options, athletics, arts, global learning opportunities, internships, service learning and student-led research to show first-hand what sets Laurel’s Upper School apart. REGISTER TODAY!
    Lyman Campus
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