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.

Please note: all eligible children must be fully-vaccinated against COVID-19 to attend Bertschi School unless they have a documented medical or religious exemption.

Admission Events

Join us!

Parent/Guardian Tours

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

Reception for Families of Color

  • Monday, December 12, 2022 | 6:00-7:00 PM

Open House

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

Who are we looking for?

Tuition & Payment Options

Please note: the rates below represent the 2022-23 school year. Bertschi will announce tuition and fees for 2023-24 in early 2023.

Tuition: $33,930 (pre-K through 5th grade)

Extended Day: $5,135 for entire school year (K-5)/$4,200 (pre-K only), or drop-in rate of $35 per day (all grades)

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

A 10% tuition deposit is due with a signed enrollment contract on March 25, 2022. After deposit, Bertschi School offers three options for paying tuition balance:

  • One payment: total tuition balance due by June 20, 2022
  • Three payments: payments due May 20, August 20, and November 20, 2022
  • Nine payments: payments due on the 20th of each month, April-December 2022

Come take a look inside our campus!

In this interactive virtual tour of our school, you can hear from our teachers and get a peek inside our buildings, classrooms, and our play spaces.

Click the play button to begin!