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 5 events.

  • Apr
    23

    Look@Laurel for Prospective Families Grades 6-8

    You’re invited to Look@Laurel to discover the school that will encourage your daughter to welcome intellectual challenges, take risks, develop her voice and create a lifelong community! Prospective Sixth through Eighth Grade students and parents will learn about how Laurel puts research into action in creating an environment in which girls thrive. Register today!
    Virtual
  • Apr
    24

    Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE)

    The Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) is for prospective students in Grades 5-12.
    Lyman Campus
  • May
    5

    Introduction to Laurel for New Families

    Head of School Ann V. Klotz and other school leaders will introduce themselves to newly enrolled families as they prepare to transition to Laurel School in the fall of 2021. We will provide a brief overview on things such as required Back-to-School forms, parent volunteer opportunities, uniforms and other resources, followed by a light dinner and an opportunity to meet other families who are joining the Laurel community.
    Virtual
  • May
    12

    Look@Laurel for Prospective Families Grades K-5

    You’re invited to Look@Laurel to discover the school that will encourage your daughter to welcome intellectual challenges, take risks, develop her voice and create a lifelong community! Prospective Kindergarten through Grade 5 students and parents will learn about how Laurel puts research into action to create an environment in which girls thrive. Register today!
    Virtual
  • May
    19

    Grade 9 Gathering for Class of 2025 Families

    Families of rising Laurel Ninth Graders will gather to socialize.  Kick off the summer with classmates new and old!
    Virtual
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