Application Process

Lower School

First through Fifth Grades

Transferring schools—whether due to relocation or the need to find a better fit—is an important transition, both for students and their families.


1. To schedule a campus visit or to request a brochure, inquire online and you will be contacted by Admissions Associate Leslie Ticktin.

2. 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.

Student Evaluation Form deadline is January 10, 2019.
Application deadline is January 18, 2019.
  1. Complete the top portion of the student evaluation form (K-1 form 2-8 form) and give to the applicant's current teacher; teachers need to complete and return the form directly to The Brandeis School of San Francisco.
  2. Complete the top portion of the records release form and give it to the applicant's school so that report cards, narrative reports, and standardized tests from the past two years, as well as any other pertinent information, will be mailed to Brandeis.
  3. Include a recent photo of the applicant (optional).
  4. Submit a $100 application fee (nonrefundable).
  5. After you have submitted your application, we will contact you to schedule a parent interview. Getting to know each applicant and his/her parents is an integral part of our application process.
  6. We will also contact you to schedule a student visit.
Please notean application cannot be considered complete until all records have been received.

All admissions decisions will be available online Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. We will also mail decision letters via USPS on Wednesday, March 20, 2019.
Brandeis admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, and sexual orientation to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Recommended Steps

  • Inquire online and you will be contacted by Admissions Associate Leslie Ticktin to schedule a campus tour
  • Attend a tour. During our tours we'll provide a snapshot of the daily life that your child might experience at The Brandeis School. We are happy to make accommodations for families relocating to the Bay Area.