Admission Process

Our Commitment

Woodland School is committed to developing diversity within our community and complies with all federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, or handicapped status in the selection of the Board, in the employment of personnel, in the admission of students, or in the administration of the school’s programming

Admission Process

Step 1: Inquire

Fill out our online inquire form:

Step 2: Register for a Tour or Open House

We believe that the best way for you to get to know Woodland School is to visit our campus. You may register for tours and/or open houses from our admission application system, Ravenna (see step 3 below). Or, you may contact the Admission office at or (650) 285-5229.

Step 3: Complete Our Online Application

Here you will be able to:

  • Enter your household information
  • Browse the school directory
  • Click ‘Apply’ under Woodland School

Step 4: Schedule an Evaluation/Shadow Date

We look forward to welcoming your student to campus very soon for an assessment! Please review your student's grade below for more information and feel free to contact the admission office for further information or scheduling.

All visits will be scheduled with the Admission office once the application is received.

Early Childhood - Early Childhood applicants will be invited to visit in small groups on March 3 or March 10, 2018.

Kindergarten – If your child is entering Kindergarten in fall 2018, evaluations will take place on January 27 or February 10, 2018.

Grades 1-4 — If your child will be entering grades 1-4, they will be evaluated during a one-day visit in their current grade level from 8:15 - 3:00 p.m.

Grade 5 — At Woodland, middle school begins at grade 5. However it is important for us to see our visitors interact with students in their current grade level. As such, our 5th grade applicants spend the morning portion of their day in Grade 4 and then end their day with a taste of middle school life by participating in an elective of their choosing. All visits take place on Fridays from 8:15 - 2:00 p.m.

Grades 6-8 — Visits for students applying to grades 6-8 will take place on Fridays in their current grade level from 8:15am – 2:00 p.m. They will spend the morning attending classes and end their day in the elective of their choosing.

Step 5: Schedule Your Parent Interview

Once you have completed the above steps, the admission office will contact you to schedule your parent interview. You are welcome to email the admission office directly.