Applying

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A Post Oak education is as unique as your child, and we want to be certain we are the right fit for your family.

Before beginning an application, we encourage you to participate in our admission events. Below are the steps to apply for admission to The Post Oak School.

Step 1: Submit the online application form and $100 fee

Our priority admissions deadline for the 2024–2025 school year has passed, and we are currently reviewing our first round of applicants. However, we still encourage interested families to apply. Please reach out to the Admissions Office for more information.

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Step 2: Submit the required admission documents (Due January 19, 2024)

Step 3: Schedule an applicant visit

Parents

All families applying for admission to the Young Children’s Community and Primary programs whose child will be under 3 years of age by February 2024 will be participate in an interview with the Admissions Committee. During this interview, members of the committee will ask questions to get to know your child and your family. Parent interviews may be held online or in-person, and we ask that all parents are present.  

Students

Following application review, qualified candidates will be invited to an in-person classroom visit. We require the submission of all supplemental documents prior to this meeting, including teacher recommendations, student report cards, most recent standardized testing scores, school records, and psychological evaluation or diagnostic testing, if applicable.

All Primary applicants who will be at least three years old by February 2024 will be invited to participate in Primary Admissions Day on February 15, 2024. Any Primary applicants under the age of three are not required to participate in Primary Admissions Day. 

All applicants Elementary through High School will be invited to shadow a current student for a portion of the school day. During the visit, the student will be asked to participate in class activities and complete academic work.

High School applicants will also participate in a brief interview with the admissions committee. During this interview, members of the admissions committee will ask questions to get to know the student and learn more about their interests. 

Step 4: Admission decision

Decisions for admission to The Post Oak School are based upon the parent interview, student visit, teacher recommendation form(s), and student’s academic records, if applicable. The first round of admission decisions for the 2024–2025 school year will be sent by email on March 8, 2024. Families offered admission are expected to sign and submit the contract by the Common Reply Date on March 27, 2024.

Note on Immunization

Any student enrolled for the first time in The Post Oak School after March 24, 2020, must fulfill the vaccine requirements under Texas law or submit a documented medical waiver of those vaccine requirements. All medical waivers must state medical diagnosis and will be reviewed and considered by the school nurse. Non-medical waivers of the vaccine requirements will not be accepted for enrollment to The Post Oak School.