Application Process

List of 8 items.

  • 1. Complete the online application.

    Applications, along with a $100 application fee, are due by December 15, 2019 for first-round admission consideration. To be considered a legacy, an application from a student who is a sibling of an existing or former student or the child of a ROBS alum is due by November 1, 2019.

    Once an application is submitted, an Admission Checklist will be established for your child in your website account.
  • 2. Attend a tour or open house.

    All parents are required to attend a tour or open house. Students applying for fifth grade are encouraged to attend the open house with their parent(s). Students are also welcome to attend a daytime tour with their parent(s). Use the Schedule a Visit online form or call the Admission Office at 713.623.6938 to register.

    If you have any questions or would like more information about visiting ROBS, contact Kealey Malott in the Admission Office at or 713.623.6938 ext. 202.

    October 22, 2019, 1:15 p.m. Tour 
    November 7, 2019, 6:00 p.m. Open House 
    December 10, 2019, 9:00 a.m. Tour
  • 3. Interview with the Admission Office.

    After submitting an application and visiting campus, parents are invited to attend a parent interview.  Parents can schedule the interview by following the link located in your child’s admission checklist.  Interviews take place between October and January.
  • 4. Register for group testing.

    Each applicant is required to attend a one hour classroom experience where skills are assessed in a small group setting. Group testing is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Use the “Register for Group Testing and OLSAT” form in your child's admission checklist to register. A $50 group testing registration fee is required. Group testing for fifth grade will take place on January 11, 2020. 

  • 5. Register for testing.

    The OLSAT and ISEE are required for students applying for fifth grade. Your child may take the OLSAT and ISEE at ROBS or another school. To register to take the OLSAT at ROBS, use the "Register for Group Testing and OLSAT" form in the admission checklist. A $50 testing registration fee is required.

    You must register directly with ERB for the ISEE exam. The ROBS school number is 447794.

    ROBS will accept only one ISEE score report. The report must come from a test date during the current admission cycle (September through January) and must be received by January 30. Please do not send more than one report.

    January 11, 2020
    OLSAT administered at ROBS

    January 25, 2020
    ISEE administered at ROBS
  • 6. Submit a Parent Questionnaire.

    Use the Parent Questionnaire form in your child's admission checklist to provide us information about your child and your family.
  • 7. Request a Teacher Recommendation.

    Download a Teacher Recommendation form from the admission checklist and send it to your child’s current teacher. Have the teacher return the completed form to the Admission Office by January 15.
  • 8. Request School Records.

    Download a Transcript Release form in the admission checklist. Complete and submit the form to the registrar at your child's school. We review transcripts for the past three years. If your child attended more than one school during this time, please submit a Transcript Release Form to each school. Have the school(s) return the transcripts to the Admission Office by January 15 or as soon as they are available.
  • New students are added in fifth grade.  Approximately 12-15 positions will become available.
  • Hours
Fifth Grade
8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Prime Time after-school program
3:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

  • Admission decisions are made on the basis of teacher recommendations, transcripts, group testing, and the Otis-Lennon School Achievement Test (OLSAT) and Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) scores.
Ambitious academics rooted in abiding Christian values for children age 2 through grade 8

Located in Houston, Texas, River Oaks Baptist School is a private, Christian, co-educational day school for students in preschool, lower school, and middle school. Students benefit from a challenging academic program, Christian character education, competitive athletics, fine and performing arts, and a wide selection of extra-curricular activities.
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