Admissions

How to Apply

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.

We are still accepting applications for the '22-'23 school year. Please call or email the Admissions Office (510-285-9617 | admissions@spes.org) for more details.

Steps to apply

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

2. Submit an application through Ravenna. The required components of a complete application are:
  • Application 
  • Teacher Recommendation(s) Form
  • Transcripts (for grades 1-8)
  • Assessment  (detailed information on assessments is available on Ravenna) 
    • Grades 1-8: applicants are required to complete an in-person assessment. 
    • Kindergarten: applicants are required to submit a video assessment. 
  • For K applicants only:
    • One-on-One Conversations via Zoom with parents/guardians
    • On-campus visit for a small group playdate. 
Download Checklist for K
Download Checklist for grades 1-8

Admissions Timeline:
For New Families (K-8)
December 1, 2022: Early application deadline (fee $65)
December 1, 2022: Flexible Tuition Application for early application (if applicable) 
January 16, 2023
: Regular application deadline (fee $85)
January 16, 2023: Flexible Tuition Application (if applicable)
January 31, 2023: All supplemental forms due
March 16, 2023: Notification of admissions decisions
March 23, 2023: Enrollment contracts due for new families

For Current/Alum/Faculty Families applying to Grades K-8
December 1, 2022: Application deadline 
December 1, 2022: Flexible Tuition Application (if applicable) 
December 12, 2022: K Video Assessments due
December 12, 2022: Teacher Recommendation(s), School Records (Grades 1-8) due
January 13, 2023: Notification of admissions decisions
February 17, 2023: Enrollment contracts due


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