Beginning and Lower School

Our Beginning and Lower School is a joyful place where students in preschool, kindergarten, and 1st-5th grades build new understandings and develop academic skills. We look forward to showing you what makes this learning experience extraordinary, and to help guide you through the process.

Application Update

The application deadline for preschool to 5th grade has now passed. If you are interested in applying for fall of 2022, please reach out to the Beginning & Lower School enrollment director, Zoë Edelen Hare at

Please note: The application deadline for Financial Assistance has also passed. We are no longer accepting applications for the 2022-23 school year.

KEY 2022-23 Beginning & Lower School ADMISSION DATES
December 15, 2021: Last day for 50% discount $75 application fee (Early Eagle Discount). Waived for re-applicants until December 15, 2021.
January 19, 2022: Financial assistance application deadline.
January 20, 2022: Beginning & Lower School (Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st-5th grade) application deadline. 
March 4, 2022: Admission and financial assistance decisions delivered.
March 16, 2022: Signed enrollment agreement & deposit deadline.

Application Checklists

We’ve created specific checklists for families as the requirements are slightly different for different ages. Note: These checklists reflect the regular admission timeline.

Have Questions?

Contact Zoë Edelen Hare
Director of Beginning & Lower School Enrollment
(503) 297-1894 ext.5056