Application Process

The application process for the 2020-21 school year will begin in August. We invite you to Connect with OES so we can inform you of Admissions Events and important deadlines. The OES Admissions Team is here to answer questions and support you throughout the application process. Please don't hesitate to contact us.

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Note: We also accept the Standard Application Online (SAO), which is ideal for grade 9–12 applicants applying to multiple independent schools.

Pre-K–Grade 5

Lower School Application Due by January 21
Applicants to Pre-K–Grade 5

 

A Parent Tour is required for all parents new to the Lower School who have not toured previously. Tours begin in October and you can sign up now!

  • First Step: Submit Applicant Profile $75 non-refundable application fee ($50 before December 19)
  • Complete Supporting Documents:
    • Parent Questionnaire By January 21
    • Teacher Recommendation By January 21. Online form to send to your child's current teacher will be available in November.  
    • Official Transcripts (grade 2–5 applicants only) Request transcripts for current year (2019-20) plus two previous years. Transcripts must be sent directly from school by February 7.
  • Schedule Student Visit and Testing:
    After submitting Applicant Profile, sign-up in the Admissions Portal.
    • Pre-K Visit Day: Friday, February 7, 2020
    • K/P/1 Visit Day: Thursday, February 6, 2020
    • Grade 2–5 Visits: December–February, full-day visit (8 a.m.–2 p.m.). Must be completed by February 14, the earlier the better!
    • Grade 3–5 Testing: Saturday, January 25, 2020
  • Flexible Tuition Application Due February 3

Printable Lower School Application Checklist

Grades 6–8

Middle School Application Due by January 30
Applicants to Grades 6–8

 

  • First Step: Submit Applicant Profile $75 non-refundable application fee ($50 before December 19)
  • Complete Supporting Documents:
    • Parent Questionnaire By January 30
    • Hand-Written Student Questionnaire By January 30
    • Two Teacher Recommendations By January 30. We require two recommendations, preferably from current English and math teachers. If your child has the same teacher for both subjects, please ask another current academic teacher to complete the form. Online form to send to teachers will be available in November.
    • Official Transcripts Request transcripts for current year (2019-20) plus two previous years. Transcripts must be sent directly from schools by February 7.
  • Schedule Student Visit and Testing
    • SSAT Register early to avoid late fees! The last test date to meet our deadline is February 8.
    • Student Visit Schedule in the Admissions Portal after you submit your Applicant Profile.
    • Parent Conversation Sign up in the Admissions Portal after you submit your Applicant Profile.
  • Flexible Tuition Application Due February 3

Printable Middle School Application Checklist

Grades 9–12 Day/Domestic

Upper School Application Due by January 30
Applicants to Grades 9–12, Day and Domestic Boarding

 

  • First Step: Submit Applicant Profile $75 non-refundable application fee ($50 before December 19)
  • Complete Supporting Documents:
    • Parent Questionnaire By January 30
    • Hand-Written Student Questionnaire By January 30
    • Math and English Teacher Recommendations By January 30. Online form to send to current teachers will be available in November.
    • Official Transcripts Request transcripts for current year (2019-20) plus two previous years. Transcripts must be sent directly from schools by February 7.
  • Schedule Student Visit, Interviews, and SSAT
    • Shadow Visit/Student Interview By February 14. Sign up in the Admissions Portal or contact Molly Mulkey, admit@oes.edu, 503-768-3115. Boarding applicants may sign up for a Skype interview in lieu of a visit.
    • Parent Conversation By January 30. Sign up in the Admissions Portal after you submit your Applicant Profile.
    • SSAT Register early to avoid late fees! The last test date to meet our deadline is February 8.
  • Flexible Tuition Application Due February 3

Printable Upper School Application Checklist

Grades 9–12 International

Upper School Application Due by January 30
Applicants to Grades 9–12, International

 

  • First Step: Submit an Applicant Profile in the OES Admissions Portal or complete the Standard Application Online (SAO). (If you use the SAO, create an account in the Admissions Portal to track the status of your OES application.) $100 non-refundable application fee. 
  • Complete Supporting Documents:
    Use the forms below or complete the forms in SAO.
    • Parent Questionnaire By January 30
    • Hand-Written Student Questionnaire By January 30
    • Math and English Teacher Recommendations By January 30. Online form to send to current teachers will be available in November.
    • Official Transcripts Request transcripts for current year (2019-20) plus two previous years. Transcripts must be sent directly from schools by February 7.
  • Schedule Admissions Tests:
    Scores must be from tests taken after August 1, 2019. Allow up to 15 business days for scores to be received by OES. 
    • SSAT OES school code is 5572. The last test date to meet our deadline is February 8.
    • TOEFL For non-native English speakers only. OES school code is 9615. 
  • Student Interview
    • Campus Tour By February 14. If you are planning to visit our campus, please sign up for a tour in the Admissions Portal. Visiting students will be provided an in-person interview after the tour.
    • Skype Interview By February 14. We realize that, due to geography, a campus visit is not an option for all applicants. Students who are unable to visit may sign up for a SKYPE interview through the Admissions Portal. 

Printable International Application Checklist

Oregon Episcopal School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, gender (including pregnancy), gender identity or expression, disability, age, sexual orientation, marital status, or other legally protected status in admission of otherwise qualified students or in providing access to the rights, privileges, programs, or activities generally available to all students and their families, including educational policies, financial aid programs, or athletic, extra-curricular, and other school-administered programs and activities.