Get In Touch

304 Lester Ave,

Oakland, CA 94606

 

director@thelakeschool.net

 

(510) 839-4227

Admission Process 

To Apply:

1. Complete the 2020-2021 Enrollment Application. make sure you press submit before exiting the page. 

 

2. Pay Here $40 non-refundable Application fee online. For your application to be processed.

 

3. Tours-click here to RSVP or email the school: director@thelakeschool.net 

 

Lake School Tours 2019-2020

Fri, Nov 15, 2019, 9:30 am-10: 30 am

Fri, Dec 13, 2019, 9:30 am-10: 30 am

Fri, Jan 10, 2020, 9:30 am-10: 30 am

Fri, Feb 14, 2020, 9:30 am-10: 30 am

Wed, Feb 19th- TK Info Night 7:30pm-8:45pm

Fri, Mar 13, 2020, 9:30 am-10: 30 am

Wed, March 18, 2020, 3:00 pm-3:40 pm

Fri, Apr 10, 2020, 9:30 am-10: 30 am

Fri, May 1, 2020, 9:30am – 10:30am

Wed, May 6, 2020, 3:00pm - 3:40pm

Choosing a preschool is a big decision, we do our best to take our time during the tour to answer every question you may have so our group tours are an hour long and are meant for adults only. if admitted to school children will have a set time at the end of summer to visit the school and meet the teachers. 

 

To receive emails regarding upcoming tours and admission news sign up here.

 

Applying does not guarantee admission.

 

In the early spring you will Receive notice of:

 

Acceptance or being placed on a waiting list. 

 

If accepted, you will have 2 weeks to sign the admission notice and pay the first deposit, a non-refundable deposit

of $450.00, which goes toward your tuition.

A 2nd deposit is due two months prior to the starting date the 2 deposits will be equivalent to 2 tuition payments plus the payment of additional fees (facility and technology totaling approximately $140). 

Submit the necessary information and health forms for your child prior to the first day of attendance.

 

2019-2020 TUTION HAS BEEN APPROVED AND IS NOW AVAILABLE CLICK HERE

 

 

Requirements

In order to be eligible, a child must be at least 2 years, 6 months of age as of September 1st and toilet trained. 

We seek to admit applicants who are developmentally ready for

The Lake School program.  

The Lake School does consider age appropriateness in placing children

in specific classes and the

Director may use reasonable discretion in assigned the students to class.

Please note that the school will defer sending information or listing any child in a pool of interested families until

two years prior to entrance.

Our Acceptance Policy:

Jan 15-Summer regular enrollment

All applications received by January 15th are considered early enrollment and will be sorted into 4 Enrollment Priority Categories.   Jan 15-Summer regular enrollment

1. Returning students from the previous year

2. Siblings of previous-year students, in good standing

3. Children of former preschool families, in good standing

4. New to the school

When the number of applicants exceeds the number of openings, a waiting list will be established, prioritized as above.

Names are placed on the list in the order received.

Costs and Subsidies

In an effort to keep quality education available to a variety of families, The Lake School has a scholarship program that is supported by an annual fundraiser.  Click here to learn more and apply