Getting Started

Thank you for your interest in Bertschi School. We’re here to help you every step of the way, from exploring our school and curriculum through any questions about whether Bertschi School is a match for your child and your family.

How to Apply


  • Complete Preliminary Application and application fee (or waiver code) via Ravenna by Thursday, January 11 at noon
  • Sign Up for & Attend Parent/Guardian Tour
  • Submit Parent/Guardian Statement
  • Sign Up for Parent/Guardian Conversation via Zoom
  • Delegate Teacher Evaluation Form to one current teacher via Ravenna, to be submitted prior to the Applicant Visit
  • Submit Request for Records to Current School (applicants to grades 1-5 only) to be received before Applicant Visit
  • Sign Up for & Complete Applicant Visit

Complete application, event information, and event sign ups can be found in Ravenna.


Please note: testing is not required.

Admission Events

Join us!

Parent/Guardian Tours

  • Monthly on Tuesday mornings, October-January
  • Afternoon on October 18 & November 30

Reception for Families of Color

  • Tuesday, January 9 from 6:30-8:00 PM

Ask Admissions Virtual Q&A Sessions

  • Monthly (see Ravenna for complete details)

Sign up for events via Ravenna.

Q&A With Learning Services

  • Check back later for exact date

Open House

  • Saturday, November 4 from 2:00-4:00 PM
  • Saturday, January 6 from 1:00-3:00 PM

Virtual Tour

Step into the Bertschi campus and check out:

  • Pre-K through 5th grade classrooms
  • Dedicated specialist classrooms including art, music, drama, library, music, P.E., science, Spanish, and technology
  • Our Living Building Science Wing and LEED Gold Bertschi Center
  • ..and so much more!

Take the Bertschi School virtual tour>>

Who are we looking for?

Tuition & Payment Options

Tuition (2024-25 school year): $38,150 (pre-K through 5th grade)

Extended Day: $5,660 for entire school year (K-5)/$4,650 (pre-K only), or drop-in rate of $39 per day (all grades)

The only additional costs families may incur are one-on-one Learning Services support and optional after-school clubs.

For new families a 10% tuition deposit is due with a signed enrollment contract After deposit, Bertschi School offers three options for paying tuition balance:

  • One payment: total tuition balance due by June 20
  • Three payments: payments due May 20, August 20, and November 20
  • Nine payments: payments due on the 20th of each month, April-December