Where learning is more intentional

Admissions

Can you picture your child at Oakwood?

The Admissions Office is here to help you answer that very important question. Whether your student is starting school for the very first time, or looking for a college-prep high school, you want the fit to be just right. We applaud you as parents for taking the time to explore your school options and we will partner with you to help you understand the value of an Oakwood education. Your child is your biggest and most important investment. We think you’ll be thrilled to see how life-changing this environment will be for your child.


Selecting the right school is an important process, and Oakwood is committed to making your family’s experience as personal as possible. The application process is all about finding the right fit. To help all of us make this determination, we have designed an application process that is informative and comprehensive.

Our admission application is completed online and is required for all new, incoming students. Admissions steps are specific to each grade level, and are outlined in the Application Overview sections.

The best way to learn more about Oakwood is by visiting an Open House event with your family, or attending a parent campus tour during the school day. Elementary and upper school students have the opportunity to visit the campus and shadow with a current Oakwood student. Families can also attend one of our many drama performances or athletic events.

If you would like more information about Oakwood before applying, you can request an information packet by filling out our Request Info form, by calling the admission office at 408-782-7177 or by emailing us at admissions@oakwoodway.org.


Admissions Quick Links

Visit the Admissions Process and Important Dates pages. Still accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year!


Open House - Virtual Tours

Missed our Open House events, or want to take another look around at the campus? Click on the links below for our virtual Open House tours.

Lower School (Preschool through 5th Grade)

Take our Lower School Open House Virtual Tour to see many of the things preschool and elementary families experience during an Oakwood Open House.

Upper School (6th Grade through 12th Grade)

Take our Upper School Open House Virtual Tour to see many of the things middle school and high school families experience during an Oakwood Open House.


Admissions Staff

We're here to help. If you have questions along the way, please feel free to contact us.


Brenda Black
Director of Admissions
408-782-7177 x204
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Lisa King
Admissions Coordinator
408-782-7177 x203
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Oakwood Highlights

Surprise Delivered to Oakwood Seniors

Oakwood faculty and staff had so much fun delivering surprise packages to each of our 32 graduating seniors on Saturday. The Class of 2020 was greeted with a celebratory yard sign, as well as a care package containing their cap and gown, a mug with the class of 2020 names on it, a custom cookie created by an Oakwood faculty member, a senior class photo, a "Virtually the Best Senior Class Ever!" t-shirt, a book of "High-Fives" from Oakwood Kindergarteners, and much more to commemorate an unforgettable final year at Oakwood. We're grateful for their resiliency and dedication and wish them the best in their future endeavors! Congratulations Class of 2020!

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Oakwood Vocal Cell Phone Ensemble Perform "Tuxedo Junction"

As the school year comes to an end, some of the annual events we were looking fondly towards are not on the calendar due to the shelter in place order. One of these events is the "A Little Song and Dance" performance. However, Mr. Potter has a little surprise to share with his amazing students and the entire Oakwood community. He has created an incredible video of his students performing "Tuxedo Junction."

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Junior Kate Jackson Receives Award at Synopsys Silicon Valley Science & Technology Championship

Congratulations to Kate Jackson whose Science Fair project titled, "Finding Fibonacci: Does separating leaves by the Fibonacci Golden Angle optimize average sun exposure per leaf?" received an Honorable Mention award in the Biological Science & Engineering category at the Synopsys Silicon Valley Science & Technology Championship which moved to a Virtual Model this year. Kate's project had previously placed 2nd at the South Valley Science Fair, an event at which Oakwood was also recognized by being awarded "Best School." Congratulations Kate!


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Oakwood High School Senior Valerie Doan Awarded Competitive Scholarship for Outstanding Talent

Oakwood High School senior Valerie Doan is one of two local college-bound women who will receive scholarships this year from P.E.O. Chapter WJ in Morgan Hill. The scholarship selection is based on academic achievement, strength of character, non-scholastic activities and financial need. Morgan Hill Chapter WJ is one of 3 P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization) chapters in the South Bay region. P.E.O., www.peointernational.org , which provides financial aid to women worldwide for undergraduate and graduate studies, has been a pioneering force for women's education since 1869. Congratulations, Valerie!


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Kindergarten Students take a Creative Journey to the New World

During their remote learning lessons, the Oakwood Kindergarten classes have finished their Christopher Columbus history unit. As a bonus activity, they could re-create one of Columbus' boats, the Nina, the Pinta, or the Santa Maria, and either a telescope or a compass, with their family. Many of them have been acting out the journey at home, and we love the video that this Oakwood family created to commemorate their experience.

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There is no better investment than surrounding my children with great people who truly want them to succeed in all areas of their life. The best part is watching them achieve that success. Thank you Oakwood!

Oakwood Parent

At Oakwood I feel my children are safe and part of community that cares for one another.

Oakwood Parent

I appreciate that one of the benefits of Oakwood is the overall lack of distraction to learning. That is a real benefit and allows the students to achieve their best.