Apply to Birchwood

You can begin the admission process by applying online below. If you would like to schedule a conversation or personal tour with Director of Admission Linda Miyares, she is looking forward to talking with you. Please email Linda at She can outline the process as well as answer any questions you may have.

Application Dates for the 2024-25 School Year

  • Application Deadline - January 12, 2024
  • Notification Date - February 9, 2024
  • Response Due - February 29, 2024

Apply Online

If you would like to apply to Birchwood School, please click below to get started. The deadline to apply for the 2024-25 school year is January 12:

Apply Online

Submit Required Forms

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

Schedule Parent/Student Conversation

After an application has been submitted, schedule a preschool/kindergarten screening or parent/student conversation. Email

Parental Interview

Parents will meet with a school administrator following the screening or parent/student conversation.

Notification of Admission

Notification of admission decisions will be given on February 9. Once notification of admission is given, signed enrollment agreements are due along with the enrollment fee by February 29. 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 or mailed to:

Birchwood School of Hawken
4400 W 140th St
Cleveland OH 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