Applying to Pre-Primary School

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

The below checklists 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 the Admissions Office at 216-464-0946 or Admissions@LaurelSchool.org with any questions.

Key Dates

  • January 29, 2021

    Admission application and Financial Assistance application deadline
  • February 12, 2021

    Notification of Admission and Financial Assistance
  • February 26, 2021

    Response due to the School
  • After February 26, 2021

    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)
    • $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)
    • $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 Screenings will be conducted individually via Zoom. Children are invited to participate in age-appropriate, fun activities with a member of our Pre-Primary School faculty.
    • Zoom Screenings are scheduled most Monday and Friday mornings between 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. Please contact the Admissions Office at 216-464-0946 or admissions@LaurelSchool.org to schedule an individual screening.

Admissions Checklist: Outdoor Pre-Primary

List of 4 items.

  • Ages

    3 - 5 years
  • Application

    • Application (complete online through the above link)
    • $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 Screenings will be conducted individually via Zoom. Children are invited to participate in age-appropriate, fun activities with a member of our Pre-Primary School faculty.
    • Zoom Screenings are scheduled most Monday and Friday mornings between 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. Please contact the Admissions Office at 216-464-0946 or admissions@LaurelSchool.org to schedule an individual screening.

Upcoming Admissions Events

List of 7 events.

  • Nov
    3

    Wake Up! with Laurel Admissions: Pre-Primary School

    Grab your coffee or tea and join Hillary Teague, Director of Pre-Primary and Primary School Admissions for a brief overview of Laurel's Pre-Primary School. This informal event is a great way to begin learning about the exciting opportunities available for your young daughter or son. Register today!
    Virtual
  • Nov
    4

    Wake Up! with Laurel Admissions: Middle School

    Grab your coffee or tea and join Tami Perkins, Assistant Director of Middle and Upper School Admissions for a brief overview of Laurel's Grade 5-8 Middle School. This informal event is a great way to begin learning about the exciting opportunities available for your daughter. Register today!
    Virtual
  • Nov
    5

    Wake Up! with Laurel Admissions: Primary School

    Grab your coffee or tea and join Hillary Teague, Director of Pre-Primary and Primary School Admissions for a brief overview of Laurel's K-4 Primary School. This informal event is a great way to begin learning about the exciting opportunities available for your daughter. Register today!
    Virtual
  • Nov
    6

    Wake Up! with Laurel Admissions: Upper School

    Grab your coffee or tea and join Tami Perkins, Assistant Director of Middle and Upper School Admissions for a brief overview of Laurel's Grade 9-12 Upper School. This informal event is a great way to begin learning about the exciting opportunities available for your daughter. Register today!
    Virtual
  • Nov
    8

    Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE)

    The Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) is for prospective students in Grades 5-12.
  • Nov
    10

    Upper School Preview for Grade 8 Families

    Current Laurel Eighth Grade students and prospective Ninth Grade students and their parents are invited to an engaging evening with presentations by Laurel’s Upper School leadership team, Department Chairs and current Upper School students. Questions will be answered about course options, athletics, arts, global learning opportunities, internships, entrepreneurship, service learning and how Laurel utilizes cutting-edge research to ensure that each girl is fulfilling her promise. 
    Register today!
    Virtual
  • Nov
    14

    Pre-Primary Open House

    Spend your Saturday morning with us to understand the benefits of a Laurel education for your young daughter or son. We invite you to discover how our Pre-Primary  program and play-based curriculum will build on young girls’ and boys’ sense of wonder and provide the foundation for a lifetime of joyful learning. Pre-registration is required.

    Jump to the Pre-Primary School Open House page to register
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