Kindergarten Process

Thank you for your interest in University School’s Kindergarten program! There is no fee to apply; please review the application requirements below and email Tamara Whitner or contact by phone at 216.371.6807 with any questions.
Available space in the school is limited. We recommend that interested families call as early as possible in the preceding academic year to begin the admission process. If this is your first contact with University School, please complete the online inquiry form.

1)     Online Application
Click here to begin your online application.  Once you initiate the online process, you can review and update the application as many times as you wish before submitting it to us.
2)     Evaluation Form
Evaluation forms are an integral part of the admission process. During the application process, you can easily add teacher/caregive contact information which will allow for easy online submission.

The Financial Aid Office at University School aligns with the mission of the school. We hope to provide deserving students an opportunity for an amazing educational experience that may otherwise not be obtainable. Our goal is that no worthy, mission appropriate student be deterred due to financial limitations. To begin the online application for need-based aid, click here:
For more information and FAQs about affordability at University School, please click here.

Director of Admission Junior K - 4

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    Mrs. Tamara Whitner 


Gizmos & Gadgets

For families of boys ages 3 1/2 to 6. Unlock a Saturday morning of creative play and explore the world of gizmos & gadgets. The only limit is your imagination!  Only one session remaining:

Saturday, April 4 - POSTPONED
20701 Brantley Road
Shaker Heights, Ohio

Important Dates

We are currently in our rolling admission process and we are accepting and evaluating applications as they arrive in the admission office.

Shaker Heights Campus

20701 Brantley Road
Shaker Heights, Ohio 44122
GRADES Junior K-8
Phone: 216-321-8260

Hunting Valley Campus

2785 SOM Center Road
Hunting Valley, Ohio 44022
Phone: 216-831-2200
University School serves 840 boys in Junior Kindergarten to grade 12 on two campuses in suburban Cleveland, Ohio. The School’s mission is to inspire boys of promise to become young men of character who lead and serve. Dedicated faculty, rigorous curriculum, and experiential programs foster intellectual, physical, creative, and moral excellence.