Laurel School accepts applications for our Upper School (Grades 9–12) 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 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

Click below to apply for admission:

Upper School Application Checklist

A complete application consists of the following:
  • Application (complete online through the above link)
    • $40 non-refundable application fee
    • Parent/guardian questionnaire (complete online through the above link)
    • Student questionnaire (complete online through the above link)
    • Teacher evaluation to be completed by a math teacher (complete online through the above link or print the pdf version)
    • Teacher evaluation to be completed by an English teacher (complete online through the above link or print the pdf version)
    • Records from candidate’s current school (complete online through the above link or print the pdf version)
  • Student visit and interview
  • Parent visit to Laurel (recommended)
  • Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE)
    • ISEE tests are offered in the fall, winter and spring. Students may test at any of the locations. The location options and more information on ISEE testing may be found through their parent website: www.erblearn.org. Laurel School’s ISEE code is 361305.

Upcoming Admissions Events

List of 3 events.

  • Oct
    1

    Grades K-12 Open House

    See why Laurel is the private school that knows girls best! We invite you to connect with our current students and parents, engaging faculty and dynamic staff. 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. Laurel’s 150-acre Butler Campus, including the 16,000-square-foot Alice Lehmann Butler Center for Fitness and Wellness, will also be open for prospective families to enjoy nature, hike the trails, visit the athletic fields and explore the Magic Tree House. Jump to the K-12 Open House page.
  • Oct
    3

    Grades 5-12 ISEE Test Prep

    Laurel School in conjunction with Rose-Marie Janesz, President of Test Preparation & Tutoring Services, will once again offer ISEE test preparation for Eighth Grade students. Hosted by Laurel, Rose-Marie Janesz will offer students the opportunity to learn how to prepare and score higher on the ISEE-Upper level test. The test preparation class is $75 and is to be paid at the door.
  • Oct
    10

    Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE)

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