How to apply


Thank You for Your interest in Applying to

Old Orchard School

We are delighted you found Old Orchard during your school search and look forward to moving through the admission process with your family. Here you will find detailed information about the application process. 


Limited Seats Available for 2023-24 School Year

First round offers for the 23-24 school year were extended on March 17. We have a limited number of seats available and are now accepting applications on a rolling basis. Prior to applying, please contact our Admission Team to discuss grade level availability. We can be reached at: (408) 378-5935 or


Key Dates for the 2023-24 School Year

SEPTEMBER 19, 2022

Applications for the 2023-24 school year are available within the Admission Portal


NOVEMBER 15, 2022

Tuition Assistance applications are available within FACTs Grant & Aid portal


JANUARY 25, 2023

 Priority applications due. To be considered in the first round of decisions for the 2023-24 school year, be sure to submit an application no later than January 25.  Applications are submitted via our Admission Portal.


FEBRUARY 3, 2023

Supporting materials and the application fee are due.  Requirements vary by grade. See below for additional detail.

Tuition Assistance applications and supporting materials are also due by February 3.


MARCH 17, 2023

The first round of admission decisions will be delivered on March 17. 


Applications received after the first round will be evaluated on a rolling basis. Qualified candidates will be offered admission or a place on the waiting list if no seats are available. 

Admission Contacts

Colleen Altendorf

Lower School - Office Manager, Admission Assistant

Amar Devi

Business Manager

Natalia Kisseleva

Upper School Admin & Yearbook Editor, Admission Assistant

Tracie Tunnell

Director of Admission & Enrollment

Application Steps & Requirements