Admissions

How to Apply

We have limited openings in certain grades for the '20-'21 school year. If you are interested please call the Admissions Office 510-285-9617 or email admissions@spes.org. 

We use an online application platform called Ravenna. To submit an application, families will need to create an account or log in using an existing account. Through Ravenna, you will also be able to register for events and schedule a tour.

Steps to apply:

1. Schedule a campus visit by completing an online inquiry form.

2. Submit an application through Ravenna. The required components of a complete application are:
  • Application (download hard copy)
  • Teacher Recommendations (one for kindergarten and two for grades 1-8)
  • Transcript (for grades 1-8)
  • Assessment (schedule through Ravenna after submitting your application)
  • Optional: ISEE Exam (grades 6-8 only). St. Paul’s School code is #054150. Register here. If you intend to submit a score, please arrange to take the exam by February 7, 2021 (Dec 1, 2020 for siblings of St. Paul's students or alumni applying to grades 6-8). 
3. More information to come about virtual class visits for prospective students.


Admissions Timeline:
For New Families (K-8)
December 1, 2020: Priority application deadline (fee $65)
December 1, 2020: Flexible Tuition Application for priority app (if applicable) 
January 15, 2021
: Regular application deadline (fee $85)
January 15, 2021: Flexible Tuition Application (if applicable)
March 18, 2021: Notification of admissions decisions
March 25, 2021: Enrollment contracts due for new families

For Current/Alum/Faculty Families applying to Grades K-8
December 1, 2020: Application and Parent Statement deadline 
December 1, 2020: Flexible Tuition Application (if applicable) 
December 1, 2020
: Teacher Recommendation(s), School Records (Grades 1-8), ISEE (Grades 6-8) due
January 29, 2021: Notification of admissions decisions
February 12, 2021: Enrollment contracts due


St. Paul's Episcopal School
116 Montecito Avenue
Oakland, CA 94610
510.285.9600