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Admissions Process

Preschool train

We are excited to guide you through our admissions process for the 2023-2024  school year.

To find out about mid-year openings and the application process for the 2022-2023 school year, please contact admissions@lascuolasf.org.

Students are not required to speak Italian to enroll in preschool, Kindergarten, Grade 1 and Grade 6. Students applying to Grades 2 to 5 as well as Grades 7 and 8 are evaluated on a case by case basis during the admissions process. For Grades 6-8, both Italian and Spanish classes are differentiated according to proficiency - beginner/intermediate or advanced. Please find below the admissions process by age/grade.

Preschool Process

Age Requirements for Preschool
  • Piccoli/Piccolissimi: 2-3 years (age 2 by September 1, 2023)
  • Grandi: 3-4 years (age 3 by September 1, 2023)
  • Grandissimi: 4-5 years (age 4 by September 1, 2023)
Preschool Step by Step
  • Schedule and attend an in-person tour or virtual event
  • Submit an application by January 15, 2023
  • Schedule and attend a parent interview by mid-February 2023
  • Schedule a child playdate  (check latest Covid guidelines)
  • Decision emails will be sent on Tuesday,  March 7, 2023   

 

Preschool small group

Kindergarten Process

Age Requirement for Kindergarten
  • 5+ years (5 by September 1, 2023)
Kindergarten Step by Step
  • Schedule and attend an in-person tour or virtual event
  • Submit an application by January 15, 2023
  • Schedule and attend a parent interview by mid-February 2023
  • Schedule and attend a Kindergarten playdate (TBD by Covid guidelines)
  • Request a confidential Student Evaluation from your child's current teacher
  • Decision emails will be sent on Thursday, March 16, 2023

 

K students reading

Grades 1 - 5 Process

Grades 1-5 Step by Step
  • Schedule and attend an in-person tour or virtual event
  • Submit an application by January 15, 2023
  • Schedule and attend a parent interview by mid-February 2023
  • Schedule a shadow day for the applicant to attend (TBD by Covid guidelines)
  • Request a confidential Student Evaluation from your child's current teacher
  • Submit report cards from the past 2 school years
  • Decision emails will be sent on Thursday, March 16, 2023   

 

 

Early Elementary Grades Teacher and Students

Grades 6 - 8 Process

Grades 6 - 8 Step by Step
  • Schedule and attend an in-person tour or virtual event
  • Submit an application by January 15, 2023
  • Schedule and attend a parent interview by mid-February 2023
  • Schedule a shadow day for the applicant to attend (TBD by Covid guidelines)
  • Request a confidential Student Evaluation from your child's current teacher
  • Submit report cards from the past 2 school years
  • Decision emails will be sent on Thursday, March 16, 2023
middle school students doing science experiments