Apply to Birchwood

To begin the application process at Birchwood School of Hawken, call the Admissions Office at 216-251-2321 to schedule a tour with Linda Miyares. Following your tour, you may apply online using the link below.

Apply Online

If you would like to apply to Birchwood, click the apply online button below to get started:

Apply Online

Submit Required Forms

Along with an online application, submit the appropriate completed form/documents that pertain to your child(ren):

Schedule Student Visit

After an application has been submitted, call to schedule the appropriate screening or student visit:

  • Preschool or kindergarten screening
  • Grade 1 morning visit from 8:30-11:30 am
  • Grades 2-8 full day visit from 8:15 am-3:20 pm

Parental Interview

Parents will meet with a school administrator following the screening or school visit.

Notification of Admission

Notification of admission decisions will be given via phone or mail. Once notification of admission is given, signed enrollment agreements are due along with a $150 non-refundable new student fee and the grade registration fee. Also, for each child enrolling, a birth certificate and a child medical record/immunization form are required. Preschool students are also required to complete a child medical history and child medical statement form. Incoming seventh grade students are required to complete an additional certificate of immunization. See below:

Forms may be emailed to Linda Miyares at, faxed to 216-251-2787, or mailed to:

Birchwood School of Hawken
4400 West 140th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44135
“We feel indebted to Birchwood’s faculty for instilling a love of learning in our children. We are confident that sending our children to Birchwood was one of the best educational investments we could have made as parents.
Chen Lung & Litao Hsieh 
Birchwood Parents