Admissions Calendar

We are thrilled that you are interested in joining the Bernard Zell community. To ensure you don't miss any important steps in the admissions process, please find below key deadlines, notifications and event dates for the 2020-2021 admissions season. If you have questions about our calendar, please contact the Office of Admissions at or 773.572.1223.
August 26, 2020
Applications are live

October 25, 2020
Admissions Family Open House

November 15, 2020
Sibling and faculty applications due

December 4, 2020
Nursery, JK and SK applications due for non-sibling and and non-faculty applicants (rolling applications accepted)

December 31, 2020
Tuition assistance application and supporting documentation due
January 10, 2021
Required recommendation forms due
February 12, 2021
Nursery notification via email
March 5, 2021
JK and SK notification via email
March - Summer 2021
First through seventh grade admissions decisions; rolling


Katie Rich
Director of Admissions

773.281.1858 x236