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 the right fit for your child.

How to Apply


Complete application, event information, and event sign ups can be found on the Ravenna website. The application deadline is January 12, 2023.

  • Complete Preliminary Application and application fee (or waiver code) via Ravenna by January 12, 2023.
  • Sign Up for & Attend Parent/Guardian Tour
  • Submit Parent/Guardian Statement by January 12, 2023.
  • Sign Up for Parent/Guardian Conversation via Zoom.
  • Delegate Teacher Evaluation Forms to two current teachers 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 by Bertschi before Applicant Visit.
  • Sign Up for & Complete Applicant Visit in January or February 2023.


  • Submit Financial Aid Application via the Clarity system by February 3, 2023. Learn more about financial aid>>
  • Attend Open House (see events below)
  • Attend Reception for Families of Color (see events below)

Please note: testing is not required.

Admission Events

Join us!

Playdate for Accepted Kindergarten Families & Siblings

  • Sunday, March 19 | 10:30-11:30 AM at Bertschi School

Reception Playdate for Accepted PK-5 Families and Siblings

  • Tuesday, March 21 | 4:00-5:15 PM at Bertschi School

Parent/Guardian Tours

  • Monthly on Tuesdays (in person), October-January
  • Thursdays (virtual) from October-January

Reception for Families of Color

  • Tuesday, December 6, 2022 | 6:30-8:00 PM

Sign up for events via Ravenna.

Q&A With Learning Services

  • Wednesday, January 11, 2023 | 6:00-7:00 PM on Zoom

Open House

  • Saturday, November 5, 2022
  • Saturday, January 7, 2023

Can't join us?

Step into the Bertschi campus and take a virtual tour of our spaces including:

  • 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 (2023-24 school year): $35,630 (pre-K through 5th grade)

Extended Day: $5,390 for entire school year (K-5)/$4,410 (pre-K only), or drop-in rate of $37 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 on March 24, 2023. After deposit, Bertschi School offers three options for paying tuition balance:

  • One payment: total tuition balance due by June 20, 2023
  • Three payments: payments due May 20, August 20, and November 20, 2023
  • Nine payments: payments due on the 20th of each month, April-December 2023