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How to Apply

Ages 3–Kindergarten

1. Visit

Prospective families are encouraged to (and should) tour the school. Contact our Director of Admission, Fran Sonneborn, at fsonneborn@redoaksschool.org or 973-539-7853, x20.

2. Complete Application

Submit Application

Complete the online Application for Admission and submit a $75 application fee by the Friday, January 27, 2017 application deadline.

Release of Records

Submit the Authorization for the Release of Records to you child's current school. Transcripts should be sent directly to the Admission Office of The Red Oaks School.

Recommendation Form

Submit the Early Childhood Student Recommendation Form for Age 3–Kindergarten to your child's current teacher. This information should be mailed from your child's school or daycare directly to the Admission Office of The Red Oaks School by Friday, January 27, 2017.

Materials should be addressed to:
Office of Admission
The Red Oaks School
21 Cutler Street
Morristown, NJ 07960

Note: For applicants not currently attending school, the student referral should be completed by a non-family adult who knows your child such as a nanny, babysitter, activity teacher, or pediatrician.

3. Student Interview

All 3 and 4 year old applicants whose completed application is received by the application deadline will be scheduled for a 30 minute interview on

Saturday, February 4, 2017. Please hold this Saturday morning open. Kindergarten applicants will be scheduled to spend a school day morning at Red Oaks, where the applicant will enjoy time at school and be assessed for basic skills. In addition, expect a call to arrange a parent meeting with the Director of Admission.

Grades 1–4

1. Visit

Prospective families are encouraged to (and should) tour the school. Contact our Director of Admission, Fran Sonneborn, at fsonneborn@redoaksschool.org or 973-539-7853, x20.

2. Complete Application

Submit Application

Complete the online Application for Admission and submit a $75 application fee by Friday, January 27, 2017 application deadline.

Release of Records

Submit the Authorization for the Release of Records to you child's current school. Transcripts should be sent directly to the Admission Office of The Red Oaks School.

Recommendation Form

Submit the Student Recommendation Form for Grade 1–4 to your child's current teacher. This information should be mailed from your child's school or daycare directly to the Admission Office of The Red Oaks School by January 27, 2017.

Materials should be addressed to:
Office of Admission
The Red Oaks School
21 Cutler Street
Morristown, NJ 07960

3. Student Visit and Interview

Once we have received the completed Application, Transcripts and Student Recommendation Form, you will receive a call to schedule your child's interview, which consists of spending a school day at Red Oaks. In addition to enjoying a day at Red Oaks, students will be assessed in math, reading comprehension, writing and spelling. A parent meeting with the Director of Admission, will most likely be scheduled for the same day as your child’s interview.

Grades 5–8

1. Visit

Prospective families are encouraged to (and should) tour the school. Contact our Director of Admission, Fran Sonneborn, at fsonneborn@redoaksschool.org or 973-539-7853, x20.

2. Complete Application

Submit Application

Complete the online Application for Admission and submit a $75 application fee by the Friday, January 27, 2017 application deadline.

Release of Records

Submit the Authorization for the Release of Records to you child's current school. Transcripts should be sent directly to the Admission Office of The Red Oaks School.

Recommendation Form

Submit the Student Recommendation Form for Grade 5–8 to your child's current English teacher, Math teacher, and a teacher of choice (this could be another academic teacher, advisor, coach, etc). This information should be mailed from your child's school or daycare directly to the Admission Office of The Red Oaks School by January 27, 2017.

Materials should be addressed to:
Admission Office
The Red Oaks School
21 Cutler Street
Morristown, NJ 07960

Standardized Testing

All applicants apply for grade 5–8, must submit testing results from one of the following tests within 9 months of the January 27,2017 deadline:

3. Student Visit and Interview

Once we have received the completed Application, Transcripts, Test Results, and Student Recommendation Forms, your child's file will be reviewed by the admission committee to determine if a school visit and interview will be granted. During the school visit, students will be assessed in math, reading comprehension, writing and spelling. Students will also be asked to participate in classroom discussion. A parent meeting with the Director of Admission, will most likely be scheduled for the same day as your child’s interview.


Notification

All completed applications will be reviewed in February and notification will be mailed in early March 2017.

The Red Oaks School admits students regardless of sex, race, and religious beliefs.

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