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Visiting Laurel

List of 2 items.

  • Schedule an Individual Visit

    We invite you to experience Laurel for yourself because families who visit fall in love.

    Email: Admissions@LaurelSchool.org
    Submit: Inquiry Request
  • Come to an Admissions Event

    See Admissions Events for a complete list of events with links to register. They also can be found at the bottom of this page.

    Open Houses 2022-2023

    • October 6, 2022: Kindergarten-Grade 12
    • January 7, 2023: Early Learners (18 Mos-PreK)
    April 15, 2023: All-School (18 Mos-Grade 12)

About In-Person Visits

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  • Campus Tours

    Prospective students and families are invited to tour Laurel's Lyman and Butler Campuses throughout the school year. Individual and small group tours are offered during regular school hours and on select weekdays after school.
  • Classroom Visits (Prospective K-12)

    Prospective students may schedule individualized visits to Laurel classrooms throughout the school year. Visiting students will meet current students and faculty, and will experience Laurel's curriculum first-hand by engaging in classroom activities. Students applying to Grades 9-12 may visit on most Fridays during the academic year; all other grades are scheduled on an individual basis based on classroom schedules.
  • Health and Safety

    Laurel School is dedicated to keeping the health and safety of both our school community and those interested in learning more about Laurel at the forefront of what we do.

Getting to Our Lyman Campus

1 Lyman Circle, Shaker Heights, OH 44122
The main entrance of the school is marked by a flagpole and a low stone wall that says “Laurel School”. There are reserved parking spaces for admissions visitors on the main entrance’s driveway, conveniently located by the front door. After you enter the building through the main double doors, the Admissions Office is located immediately to the right.

Getting to Our Butler Campus

7420 Fairmount Road, Novelty, OH 44072
To reach the Butler Campus from Cleveland and Shaker Heights, follow Fairmount Boulevard east. The entrance to the campus is 3.3 miles east of SOM Center Road, between County Line Road and Caves Road. Parking is available across from the tennis courts, almost all the way up the drive towards the Butler Center. 

Upcoming Admissions Events

List of 9 events.

  • Feb
  • Feb

    Coffee with Klotz for Parents of Students Accepted to Early Childhood (EL-PreK)

    Parents of students accepted to Early Learners through Prekindergarten are invited to join Head of School Ann V. Klotz for conversation over coffee about Laurel’s commitment to fostering the love of learning in our youngest students. Administrators, faculty members and current Laurel parents will also be available to answer questions.
    Lyman Campus
  • Feb

    Accepted Families Reception

    Families accepted to Laurel are invited to spend time with us at our Lyman Campus and connect with other families considering Laurel.  Administrators, faculty, parents and students will be on hand to share their perspectives. Light refreshments will be served.
    Lyman Campus
  • Feb

    Coffee with Klotz for Parents of Students Accepted to Grades K-12

    Parents of students accepted to Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade are invited to join Head of School Ann V. Klotz for conversation over coffee about Laurel’s commitment to our mission of inspiring each girl to fulfill her promise and to better the world. Administrators, faculty members and current Laurel parents will also be available to answer questions.
    Lyman Campus
  • Feb
  • Apr

    All-School Open House, Early Learners-Grade 12

    Prospective families for our Early Learners (18 months) through Grade 12 are invited to attend our spring Open House. Whether you are still considering a new school for the fall or getting a head start on the process for the following year, this event will include information about the ways in which Laurel utilizes cutting-edge research to ensure that every girl is both challenged and supported. Families will tour the School, meet our engaging faculty and learn more about our rich curriculum and dynamic co-curricular programs. Our 150-acre Butler Campus, including the 16,000-square-foot Alice Lehmann Butler Center for Fitness and Wellness and home for Grades 3-5, will also be open for prospective families to explore. INFORMATION & REGISTRATION
    Lyman & Butler Campuses
  • Apr

    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
  • May

    Welcome to Laurel! for All New Families

    Join current Laurel faculty, staff and families as we welcome your family to the Laurel community. This celebratory event will feature fun activities for the whole family plus light refreshments. While the “nuts and bolts” of starting school in the fall will be shared virtually, this is your chance to make personal connections and develop the start of new friendships at Laurel!
    Lyman Campus
  • May

    Grade 9 Ice Cream Social, Class of 2027 and Families

    Kick off the summer with classmates new and old! Families of rising Laurel Ninth Graders will gather to enjoy a cool treat and a chance to build community. 
    Lyman Campus
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