How to Apply

List of 5 items.

  • 1. Complete the online application.

    Applications, along with a $100 application fee, are due by November 1, 2016. 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, 2016.

    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.)

    September 13, 2016, 9:00 a.m. Tour
    September 27, 2016, 9:00 a.m. Tour
    October 13, 2016, 6:30 p.m. Open House
    October 18, 2016, 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. There are limited openings for group testing, and all spots may fill before the application deadline of November 1, 2016. Use the “Register for Group Testing” form in your child's website admission checklist. A $50 group testing registration fee is required. Group testing for Readiness occurs on January 7 or January 21, 2017.
  • 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 10, 2016.
  • Approximately 18 students are admitted in Readiness.
  • Students applying for Readiness must be three years old by September 1, 2017 and must not turn four before June 1, 2017. Students must be toilet trained before the first day of school.
  • Hours for 2017-18
8:15 – 11:45 a.m.
Monday – Friday

Readiness Plus (includes a nap)
7:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Monday – Friday

  • Admission decisions are made on the basis of group testing, teacher recommendations, and the parent questionnaire.
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.
Ambitious academics rooted in abiding Christian values for children age 2 through grade 8

2300 Willowick
Houston, Texas 77027

713.621.8216 Fax