Admissions Procedures and Application

To begin the admission process at Birchwood School of Hawken, please call the Admissions Office at 216-251-2321 to schedule a tour with Linda Miyares.

Submit An Application

Click below to begin the online application process. Each application requires a $25 non-refundable fee.

Apply Online

Submit Required Forms

Along with an application and fee, please submit the appropriate form/documents that pertain to your child(ren):

Preschool Recommendation

Kindergarten Recommendation

Request for Release and Transfer of School Records: Grades 1-8

Schedule Student Visit

After an application has been submitted, call to schedule the appropriate screening or student visit:

  • Preschool or kindergarten screening
  • Grade 1 morning visit from 8:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Grades 2-8 full day visit from 8:15 a.m.-3:20 p.m.

Parental Interview

Following the screening or school visit, parents will meet with a school administrator.

Notification of Admission

Notification of admission decisions will be given via phone or mail. Once notification of admission is given, signed enrollment agreements are due along with a $150 non-refundable new student fee and the grade registration fee. In addition, for each child enrolling, a birth certificate and a child medical record/immunization form are required. Preschool students are also required to complete a child medical history and child medical statement form, and incoming seventh grade students are required to complete an additional certificate of immunization. See below:

Child Medical History

Child Medical Statement

Child Medical Record/Immunization

7th Grade Certificate of Immunization

How to Submit Forms and Fees

Please mail fees to Birchwood School of Hawken. Forms may be mailed, emailed to Linda Miyares at, or faxed to 216-251-2787.

Birchwood School of Hawken
4400 West 140th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44135

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