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Environmental Justice Application

The Environmental Justice Semester at Laurel is a semester-long, academic program open to Tenth and Eleventh grade girls from any public, private, parochial or charter school in Northeast Ohio.

Laurel School accepts applications for the Environmental Justice Semester throughout the year. The below checklist outlines the application requirements. 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 22, 2024

    Admission application and Variable Tuition application deadline
  • February 9, 2024

    Notification of Admission and Variable Tuition
  • February 29, 2024

    Response due to the School
  • After February 29, 2024

    Rolling admissions as space allows for all grades
Please note this timeline pertains to external candidates only.

Environmental Justice Application Checklist

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  • The Application Process Includes:

    • Complete an online application, which includes a student and parent/guardian questionnaire
    • Butler Campus visit (required for students; optional but highly encouraged for parents). Find out how to Shadow a Changemaker and/or attend an event on our Visiting Laurel page.
    • Teacher evaluation to be completed by a math teacher 
    • Teacher evaluation to be completed by an English teacher
    • Records from candidate’s current school including a transcript of current and past grades, credits and all standardized testing results.

    Are you a current Laurel student interested in applying for the EJ semester? Please reach out to admissions@LaurelSchool.org for the application to be added to your MyLaurel account!

Upcoming Events

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  • Feb

    Bundle up at Butler! Accepted Family Event

    Come see our two-campus advantage! We invite you to join Laurel administrators, teachers, coaches, and students prior to making your admission decision. Learn more about how we use our 150-acre Butler Campus for athletics, experiential learning, leadership training on our 16-Element Project Adventure Course, Grades 3-5, Environmental Justice semester and more.
    Butler Campus
  • Feb
  • Mar

    Environmental Justice Semester Virtual Information Session

    Please join us virtually to learn about Laurel's Environmental Justice Semester, our immersive, academic semester program open to Tenth and Eleventh Grade girls on Laurel's 150-acre Butler Campus in Russell Township, Ohio. The semester is centered around place-based learning and deep interdisciplinary scholarship while working to build student capacity for compelling storytelling and to foster ethical leadership. Zoom link will be provided after registration. REGISTER HERE!
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