2018-2019 Open Enrollment
Our Open Enrollment for the academic year of 2018-2019 began on October 1, 2017 and ended on January 31, 2018. Applications submitted during the open enrollment period participated in the lottery. Families who submit applications after the open enrollment deadline of January 31, 2018 will be admitted if there are any remaining openings, or will be added to a waiting list in the order in which the application was received.
2019-2020 Open Enrollment
Our Open Enrollment for the academic year of 2019-2020 will begin on October 1, 2018 on January 31, 2019. Applications submitted during the open enrollment period will participate in the lottery. Families who submit applications after the open enrollment deadline of January 31, 2019 will be admitted if there are any remaining openings, or added to a waiting list in the order in which the application was received.
Parnassus usually receives more applications than available spaces. In this situation, the school holds a lottery to randomly select applications submitted during open enrollment for the open positions and waiting list order. The lottery is held in mid February and results are mailed to families by the end of February.
Siblings of currently enrolled students who complete and submit an application by the end of the open enrollment period are automatically enrolled if there are available seats in the grade. After the open enrollment period, siblings of already enrolled students receive preference. If the number of siblings exceeds the number of available seats in the grade, a sibling lottery will be held to identify admitted students and to establish the order of the sibling waiting list for that grade. If all seats in the grade are filled by siblings, the lottery continues and establishes the sibling waiting list, which has preference over the general waiting list and the teacher children waiting list.
Prima (Kindergarten) Age Requirement
Children entering Prima must be 5 years old by September 1st of 2018 (for the 2018-2019 school year).
Submitting an Application
Visit our Application Overview page for additional details about applying to Parnassus.