Laurel School accepts applications for our co-ed Pre-Primary School (Early Learners, Preschool, Prekindergarten and Outdoor Pre-Primary) 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 Pre-Primary 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

  • January 28, 2022

    Admission application and Financial Assistance application deadline
  • February 11, 2022

    Notification of Admission and Financial Assistance
  • February 25, 2022

    Response due to the School
  • After February 25, 2022

    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 Pre-Primary applicants are required to attend one of our Gator Days screening events.
      • Monday, December 13, 2021 or Friday, January 14, 2022
    Go to Admissions Events to register today!

Admissions Checklist: Outdoor Pre-Primary

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 Pre-Primary applicants are required to attend one of our Gator Day Screening events.
      • Monday, December 13, 2021 or Friday, January 14, 2022
    Go to Admissions Events to register today!

Upcoming Events

List of 5 events.

  • Oct
    2

    Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) Test Prep for Prospective Students, 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 and is to be paid at the door. REGISTER TODAY!
  • 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 yurt classrooms for grades 3-5, will also be open for prospective families to explore.  REGISTER TODAY!
    Lyman & Butler Campuses
  • Oct
    9

    Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) Testing for Applicants, 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
    16

    Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) Testing for Current Laurel Grade 8 Students

    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
    18

    Look@Laurel for Prospective Families, Pre-Primary (Early Learners to Prekindergarten)

    Take a Look@Laurel and discover the school that fosters creativity and imagination in young girls and boys ages 18 months to 5 years through our play-based and cognitively rich curriculum. Prospective Pre-Primary School students and parents will learn about how Laurel creates an environment in which children thrive. Families will tour the Pre-Primary School, observe our classes in action and meet faculty and staff.  REGISTER TODAY!
    Lyman Campus
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