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How to Apply

  • Visit The Saklan School. Visiting the school prior to submitting your application is highly recommended. Personal tours are available year round, and we have several Open Houses during the admissions season. To schedule a tour or to RSVP for an Open House, please call 925.376.7900 x16 or click here to email us.
  • Complete the Application on online and submit it with the $100 non-refundable application fee and a picture of the applicant. Applications for the 2019-20 school year are due on Friday, January 25, 2019. If we still have openings in a specific grade, however, we will continue accepting applications for that grade.
  • Records Release Form (for applicants of 1st – 8th grade): Pre-K and Kindergarten applicants do not need this form. When you submit your application online, you can sign an electronic copy of the Release Form.
  • EBISA Teacher Recommendation Form (for K or for grades1-8): Applicants need only one recommendation form for grades K and 1, but they need two recommendation forms for grades 2-8.  Pre-K applicants do not need this form. When you submit your application online, the Teacher Recommendation Forms will be emailed directly to the teachers that you designate.
  • Applicants for 5th-8th grade are also asked to complete the Student Questionnaire with the online application.
  • Set up a visit day for your child at The Saklan School. Applicants for Pre-K will spend one hour in the preschool, applicants for Kindergarten will spend 90 minutes, and applicants for 1st-8th will spend a whole day in their current grade level. Sixth grade applicants will spend half a day in 5th grade and half a day in 6th grade.
  • Middle School Applicants: Register for and take the Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE). You may register online at the Educational Records Bureau (ERB) website or by calling the ERB at 1.800.446.0320.

1st – 4th Grade Applicants