Admissions Application

To Apply

For your convenience, we have listed the required information for applying below. It is important to note that the application link will be available beginning September 3, 2014 and all recommendation forms will be updated at that time.
All of the components of the application listed below must be completed before an applicant can be considered for admission.
Faxed applications cannot be accepted.
Please note that all students entering 5th and 9th grades who are selected for admission (from public or private schools or from outside the state) will be required to pass the LEAP test or acceptable out-of-state equivalent prior to enrollment.
Transfer credits from other schools can only be accepted by schools accredited by the State Department of Education.

Kindergarten | First-Fifth Grades | Sixth-Twelfth Grade

Kindergarten      

All 2015-2016 kindergarten applicants must complete an assessment prior to consideration for admission. Therefore, all applications for kindergarten must be submitted before October 8, 2014. Any application received after October 8, 2014 is not guaranteed an assessment that is required for consideration.

Step 1: Online Data Submission
Submit your online application by clicking here.

Step 2: Parent Packet - must be mailed or brought to the main office at the University Lab School as documents require original signatures. Original birth certificates, immunization records, and social security cards are not required. When making copies, it is important to note that the SSN must be legible and the entire birth certificate is provided.

Step 3: Recommendation Form - sent directly from the school, childcare center, pre-school or homecare provider to the University Lab School Office of Admissions.

  • Principal Recommendation Form – can be submitted with your application in a sealed letterhead envelope provided by the school. If the school mails or faxes the recommendation form, please follow up with them directly to make sure it was sent. Our office is unable to confirm that recommendations were received for every student that applies.
  • If your school does not complete recommendation forms, submit the blank form with your application providing the school name, principal’s name, phone number and email address.
  • Personal letters of recommendation are discouraged unless they provide information that would be considered under the seventeen admission criteria. These should be submitted with your child’s application. The admissions committee does not acquire the letters but would be provided admissions information that is applicable to the criteria.

Assessments

  • Assessments are required prior to admission.
  • The assessment is one of seventeen criteria considered for kindergarten admission.
  • The Louisiana Department of Education provides the following information to assist parents with identifying benchmarks that are expected for Kindergarten readiness.

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Acceptance in grades 1-5 is very limited and only the result of student attrition. You may apply for grades 1-5 from September 3, 2014 – March 31, 2015. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible in order to provide consideration for early admission throughout the 2014-2015 school year up thru the next application release in September 2015.

First-Fifth Grades

Step 1: Online Data Submission

Submit your online application by clicking here.

Step 2: Parent Packet - must be mailed or brought to the main office at the University Lab School as documents require original signatures. Original copies of birth certificates, immunization records, and social security cards are not required. When making copies, it is important to note that the SSN must be legible and the entire birth certificate is provided.

  • Birth Certificate
  • Immunization Record
  • Social Security Card
  • Signed copy of the authorization to provide and obtain records and parent consent form for educational research and student enrollment.
  • Current school year report card or progress report if available. Mid and end of year report cards can be mailed to the admissions office to provide the most up to date information on the applicant. When mailing information, the child’s name and grade they are applying for must be included.
  • Previous years report cards (all applicants should submit end of year grades for any previous year(s) in school).
  • Most recent standardized test scores (required for 5th grade applicants).
  • $20 non-refundable application fee made payable to: Louisiana State University. Check or money order only. Cash is not accepted.

Step 3: Recommendation Form - sent directly from your child’s current school to the University Lab School Office of Admissions.

  • Principal Recommendation Form – can be submitted with your application in a sealed letterhead envelope provided by the school. If the school mails or faxes the recommendation form, please follow up with them directly to make sure it was sent. Our office is unable to confirm that recommendations were received for every student that applies.
  • If your school does not complete recommendation forms, submit the blank form with your application providing the school name, principal’s name, phone number, and email address.
  • Personal letters of recommendation are discouraged unless they provide information that would be considered under the seventeen admission criteria. These should be submitted with your child’s application. The admissions committee does not acquire the letters but would be provided admissions information that is applicable to the criteria.

Assessments:

  • Assessments are required prior to admission. Each year, the admissions office will contact a select number of students during the spring semester to schedule one.
  • The assessment is one of seventeen criteria considered for admission.
  • Students that are provided an opportunity to screen are chosen from the criteria listed on our website.
  • Assessments are not a guarantee of admission nor an indicator that a spot is available.

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Sixth-Twelfth Grades

Acceptance in grades 6-12 is limited and primarily the result of student attrition. You may apply for grades 6-12 from September 3, 2014 – March 31, 2015. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible in order provide consideration for early admission throughout the 2014-2015 school year up thru the next application release in September 2015.

Step 1: Online Data Submission

Submit your online application by clicking here.

Step 2: Parent Packet - must be mailed or brought to the main office at the University Lab School as documents require original signatures. Original copies of birth certificates, immunization records, and social security cards are not required. When making copies, it is important to note that the SSN must be legible and the entire birth certificate is provided.

  • Birth Certificate
  • Immunization Record
  • Social Security Card
  • Signed copy of the authorization to provide and obtain records and parent consent form for educational research and student enrollment.
  • Current school year report card or progress report if available. Mid and end of year report cards can be mailed to the admissions office to provide the most up to date information on the applicant. When mailing the information, the child’s name and grade they are applying for must be included.
  • Previous years report cards (all applicants should submit end of year grades for any previous year(s) in school).
  • In addition to 3 years of previous report cards, applicants for grades 10-12 are required to submit an official high school transcript. Ninth grade students should submit an official transcript if high school credits have been earned.
  • Most recent standardized test scores.
  • $20 non-refundable application fee made payable to: Louisiana State University. Check or money order only. Cash is not accepted.

Step 3: Recommendation Forms - sent directly from your child’s current school to the University Lab School Office of Admissions.

  • Principal Recommendation Form – can be submitted with your application in a sealed letterhead envelope provided by the school.
  • English Teacher Recommendation Form – can be submitted with your application in a sealed letterhead envelope provided by the school.
  • Math Teacher Recommendation Form – can be submitted with your application in a sealed letterhead envelope provided by the school.
  • If the school mails or faxes the recommendation form, please follow up with them directly to make sure it was sent. Our office is unable to confirm that recommendations were received for every student that applies.
  • If your school does not complete recommendation forms, submit the blank form(s) with your application providing the school name, principal or teacher’s name, phone number and email address.
  • Personal letters of recommendation are discouraged unless they provide information that would be considered under the seventeen admission criteria. These should be submitted with your child’s application. The admissions committee does acquire the letters but would be provided admissions information that is applicable to the criteria.