Important Dates

Refer to this chart for key steps in the admissions process.

2019-20 Schedule for Fall 2020 Enrollment

1 Learn
Most Tuesdays and Thursdays October-December;
additional Middle School tours in January.
Tour Reservations Open Sept. 1.
Open Houses
Teacher Panel: Thursday, Nov. 14, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Whole Family: Saturday, Dec. 14, 1-3 p.m.
Middle School: Thursday, Jan. 9, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Parent-Hosted Receptions
Evenings in January and February

Optional. Open to applicants only. RSVP required. Applicants are notified of dates and locations.

2 Apply
Kindergarten Deadline: Thursday, Dec. 19, 5:00 pm
Grades 1-5, 7-8 Deadline: Friday, Jan. 10, 5:00 pm
Sixth Grade Deadline: Wednesday, Jan. 15, 5:00 pm

Include $100 (non-refundable) application fee. All forms are completed using Ravenna-Hub at

Kindergarten Deadline: Monday, January 6
Grades 1-5, 7-8 Deadline: Friday, January 10
Sixth Grade Deadline: Wednesday, January 15

Required. Provide student’s current school/preschool with standard evaluation form. School submits standard evaluation form directly to Live Oak. All forms are completed using Ravenna-Hub at

Transcript (grades 1-8 only)
Please have transcript submitted by current school by application deadline.

Required. Provide student’s current school with information release form. School submits transcript directly to Live Oak. All forms are completed using Ravenna-Hub at

Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) (grades 5-8 only)
Applicants can take the ISEE at any location and have scores sent to Live Oak. ISEE scores must be received no later than February 28. Applicants are encouraged to register as soon as possible at

Required for applicants to fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grades.

Adjusted Tuition Program
PFS Deadline: Feb. 14
Tax Return Deadline: Feb. 14

Required for those applying for Adjusted Tuition. Submit PFS to SSS and submit copy to Live Oak. For info and to apply online see SSS. Submit 2019 tax return to Live Oak. Read more.

3 Interview
Parent Interview

Required. Scheduling will be available via Ravenna-Hub once your application is submitted.

Student Visit (K, 6th grade only)
January and February
K on weekday or Saturday, Feb. 8
6th Grade on Saturday, Feb. 8 or 22

Required for K and 6th grade.Scheduling will be available via Ravenna-Hub once your application is submitted.

Student Visit (1st-5th, 7th-8th grades)
Classroom visit and assessment day (4th - 8th grade) or morning (1st - 3rd grade) on a school day December-February.

Required. We contact you to schedule appointment after application is received. Read more.

Student Shadow Day (6th only)

Optional. School-day visits are scheduled upon request and if the classroom schedule permits, after application is received. Read more.

4 Decide
Decision Letter
Emailed: Thursday, March 19, noon

All admission decisions are sent by email and will be posted on Ravenna.

Adjusted Tuition Determination
Emailed with Admission Decision: Thursday, March 19, noon
5 Enroll
Enrollment Agreement
Deadline: Thursday, March 26, 10:00 am

Submit on-line enrollment agreement with 10% non-refundable first tuition payment.