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 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. Students applying for sixth  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. Register for testing.

    The OLSAT and ISEE are required for students applying for sixth 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 the OLSAT form in your child's 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.

    October 16, 2019 and January 11, 2020
    OLSAT administered at ROBS

    January 25, 2020
    ISEE administered at ROBS
  • 4. 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.
  • 5. Participate in a Small Group Student Interview.

    Sixth Grade applicants are required to participate in a small group interview. The student interview fee is $50. The registration form and more details are available through your child's admission checklist.
  • 6. Participate in a Parent Interview.

    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.
  • 7. 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.
  • 8. Request Teacher Recommendations.

    Download the Teacher Recommendation forms for English and Math from the admission checklist and send them to your child’s current Math and English teachers. Have the teachers return the completed forms to the Admission Office by January 15.
  • Approximately 8-10 positions will become available in sixth grade. 
  • Hours
Grades 5 - 8
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 the student interview, teacher recommendations, transcripts, 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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