How to Apply

List of 9 items.

  • 1. Complete the online application.

    Applications, along with a $100 application fee, are due by December 10, 2020. 

    Once an application is submitted, an Admission Checklist will be established for your child in your website account.
  • 2. Attend an informational admission event.

    Please join us for an informational admission event to learn more about ROBS. New applicant parents are required to attend ONE informational event as part of the application process. Please go to our “Schedule a Visit Page” for a list of upcoming events.
  • 3. Schedule an Individual Evaluation.

    This test is administered by Collaborative Academic Testing Service (CATS). Please register directly with CATS to schedule your child’s individual evaluation. Please contact CATS by December 1 as the testing results are due to ROBS by January 15. Results may be shared with other schools to which the student is applying.

  • 4. Register for an applicant assessment.

    Each applicant is required to take part in an applicant assessment.  You can find more details regarding the assessment and register through your child's online admission checklist. A $50 assessment fee is required.
  • 5. Register for ISEE testing.

    Applicants for fourth grade are required to take the Primary ISEE. Students may take the ISEE at ROBS or another school. More information and the link to register can be found on your child's online admission checklist. 
  • 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 for them to complete. Completed forms are due to the Admission Office by January 15, 2021.
  • 8. Request School Records.

    Download a Transcript Release form from 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.
  • 9. Attend a parent interview.

    After attending an informational admission event and applying, new applicant 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 September and December.
  • Positions in fourth grade become available due to attrition of existing students. Each year, between one and five positions usually become available in fourth grade.
  • Hours
Fourth Grade
8:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Prime Time after-school program
3:15 - 6:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

  • Admission decisions are made on the basis of applicant assessment, teacher recommendations, transcripts, individual evaluation scores, achievement testing, and the parent questionnaire.
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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