Admissions
Application Process

Kindergarten

While the application process has multiple steps, we're here to help. Here is a quick checklist to ensure that you have completed all of the required steps.

Please note: September 1, 2016, is our birthdate cutoff for children applying to kindergarten at The Brandeis School of San Francisco for the 2021–2022 school year.

List of 7 items.

  • INQUIRE

    Thank you for your interest in The Brandeis School of San Francisco. You are invited to begin the admissions process at Brandeis by inquiring online. Once you inquire, you will be contacted by Polly Sapakie. We expect to post information about tours and campus visits for prospective families in late August.  


     
  • VISIT


    We expect to post information about tours and campus visits for prospective families in late August.  

    Please contact Admissions Assistant Polly Sapakie should you have questions. 
  • APPLY

    All applications, including submission of student evaluation forms, may be completed by logging into our website. You may start the form and resume at any time. 

    You may choose to apply in the fall, which gives you more flexibility in scheduling your parent interview. Please be sure to submit your application three days prior to your parent interview. 

    The 2021-2022 application is due January 22, 2021. Please be sure to also include a recent photo of the applicant. 

    A completed application includes the application form, student evaluation form, $100 non-refundable fee, and a recent photo of the applicant.

    Please contact Admissions Assistant Polly Sapakie should you have any questions.
  • STUDENT EVALUATION FORM

    You may click here or access the student evaluation form on your online checklist by logging into our website. You may email it directly to your child's teacher and/or print, sign, and complete the top portion of the form and give it to your child's current teacher(s) to return to Brandeis.

    Please contact Admissions Assistant Polly Sapakie should you have questions. 
  • STUDENT VISIT

    We expect to post information about tours and campus visits for prospective families in late August.  

    Please contact Admissions Assistant Polly Sapakie should you have questions. 
  • PARENT/GUARDIAN MEETING

    Once a child's application has been submitted, parents/guardians are invited to a 30-minute conversation with our Director of Admissions, Angie Dalfen, to continue the process of getting to know your family. 

    At Brandeis, we take very seriously the process of choosing a school for your child and a community for your family. We strive to create a school community where students and families understand and are supportive of our mission and values of kindness, integrity, and service.

    Please contact Admissions Assistant Polly Sapakie should you have questions. 
  • ADMISSIONS PROCEDURE CHECKLIST

    1. Inquire online

    2. We expect to post information about tours and campus visits for prospective families in late August.   

    3. Apply online (Please note that you must login to apply. If you have inquired with us, but have never logged in to our site, click here to obtain your username and password.)

    • Print the student evaluation form and give to the applicant's current teacher; teachers need to complete and return the form directly to Brandeis. The form is also accessible by logging into our online portal.
    • Include a recent photo of the applicant.
    • Submit a $100 application fee (nonrefundable).
    4. After you have submitted your application, we will contact you to schedule a parent/guardian interview.

    5. Apply for tuition assistance (if applicable).


    Please note: An application cannot be considered complete until all records have been received.

    Student Evaluation Form deadline is January 8, 2021.
    Application deadline is January 22, 2021.

    All admissions decisions will be available online Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. We will also mail decision letters via USPS on Wednesday, March 17, 2021.
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