How to Apply

List of 5 items.

  • 1. Complete the online application.

    Applications, along with a $100 application fee, are due by November 1, 2019. To be considered as 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. Use the Schedule a Visit online form, or call the Admission Office at 713.623.6938 to register. (Parents only, please, due to space constraints.)

    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.

    September 24, 2019, 9:00 a.m. Tour
    October 3, 2019, 6:00 p.m. Open House
    October 7, 2019, 9:00 a.m. Tour
    October 29, 2019, 9:00 a.m. Tour
    November 5, 2019, 9:00 a.m. Tour
  • 3. Register for group testing.

    Each applicant is required to attend a 45-minute classroom experience where skills are assessed in a small group setting. Group testing is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis and registration is due no later than November 1, 2019.  Testing spaces fill quickly, so please register early to ensure your preferred testing day.  Readiness group testing will be offered on Saturday, January 11, 2020  and Saturday, January 25, 2020.   Use the “Register for Group Testing” form in your child's website admission checklist to register. A $50 group testing registration fee is required.
  • 4. Submit a Parent Questionnaire.

    Use the Parent Questionnaire form in your child's website admission checklist to provide us information about your child and your family.
  • 5. 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 December 1, 2019.
  • Approximately 18 students are admitted in Readiness.
  • Students applying for the 2020-21 Readiness class must be three years old by September 1, 2020 and must not turn four before June 1, 2020. Students must be toilet trained before the first day of school.
  • You may submit an application now for your child's entry in fall 2020-21. If you are interested in applying for 2021-22 or later, please submit the Future Application Inquiry.  
  • Hours for 2019-20
8:15 – 11:45 a.m.
Monday – Friday

Readiness Plus (includes a nap)
8:15 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

Stay and Play Available from 2:30 - 3:15 p.m.

  • Admission decisions are made on the basis of group testing, teacher recommendations, and the parent questionnaire.