An application consists of the items listed below.  We encourage you to contact the Admissions Department throughout the process.
  • Applicant Information Profile
  • A non-refundable $75 application fee
  • A photo of the applicant
  • Parent/Guardian Questionnaire
  • Parent/Guardian Interview
  • Student Statement
  • English Teacher Recommendation
  • Math Teacher Recommendation
  • Principal or Counselor Recommendation
  • An official, current school transcript 
  • Standardized test results
  • Applicant Interview
  • Applicant Shadow Visit
The shadow visit is a required piece of the application process.  To schedule your visit please fill out the form provide below.  Visits are 8:30 - 11:30 AM every Monday and 9:00 AM - 12:45 PM Tuesday and Thursday beginning October 1, 2013 - January 14, 2014.

Please click here to schedule a shadow visit. 

Parent and applicant interviews are required.  To sign up for your interview, click on the links below which will direct you to our scheduler.  The interview dates are January 11, 2014 and January 25, 2014 between 10:00-2:30 PM.

Parent or Guardian, click here to sign up.

Applicant, click here to sign up.

Online Application
Welcome to the online application for Bentley School. By selecting the option of applying online, you may take your time to complete the application, answer the questions in your own time, and follow the progress of the application as we review it.   

Create a User Account
You will be prompted to create a unique username and password.  Once you begin the online application, you will have the options of saving it, coming back to it, and finalizing and submitting it. Having your username and password will also allow you login and check the progress of your child(ren)’s application.
Supplemental Documents
Remember to download the supplemental documents.  These are items that are not included in the online application and include such required items as teacher recommendation forms.  The forms are located below in the box titled "Downloads" or you can download them within the online application.

Application Fee
A non-refundable fee of $75.00 is charged with each application.  You will be asked to pay this by credit card before submitting your online application.  If you would like to pay in another way, i.e. by check, please contact the admissions office prior to submitting your online application.

Standardized Testing
Register to take the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) or the Secondary School Admissions Test (SSAT).

Click the links below to find a test location near you.
K-8 Campus • 1 Hiller Dr., Oakland, CA 94618 • 510-843-2512
9-12 Campus • 1000 Upper Happy Valley Rd., Lafayette, CA 94549 • 925-283-2101