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

Submit an application with a $25 non-refundable fee.

Preschool Application

K - 8 Application

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

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

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

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