Come Visit our Beautiful School!

The best way to learn about our wonderful laboratory school is to come and visit! Space is limited, so please register online for any of our 2019-20 admissions events below.

Elementary School Program

The whole family is welcome at our K-5 open houses, where you and your children will participate in fun educational activities together. You will also have an opportunity to meet and mingle with some of our elementary teachers and parents.

  • Saturday, December 8, 2018: 11 am to 12 noon
  • Saturday, January 12, 2019: 11 am to 12 noon

We also recommend seeing our elementary school classrooms in action on a weekday morning tour, which runs from 9-11 am on select Wednesdays and Fridays from mid-November to mid-January. You can expect to visit classrooms in session,  participate in a Q&A with our staff, and learn about the curriculum, history, mission, and philosophy of our laboratory school. All tours are for adults only (babes in arms ok). 

  • Friday, November 9
  • Friday, November 16
  • Friday, November 30
  • Friday, December 7
  • Wednesday, December 12
  • Friday, January 4
  • Wednesday, January 9
  • Friday, January 11
  • Wednesday, January 16

Our K-5 priority application deadline is January 18, 2019. Learn more about Elementary School Admissions

Early Childhood Program

Tours of our Early Childhood program for the 2019-20 admissions season will be held from mid-January through February, 2019. Dates will be finalized and posted here in December. We carefully limit observations of our youngest students and are unable to conduct private tours of our Infant/Toddler, Preschool, and Transitional Kindergarten classrooms outside of our priority admissions season. Please email our admissions director if you’d like to be placed on a list to be notified when online registration is available for our group tours.

Our Early Childhood priority application deadline is February 28, 2019.

Learn more about Early Childhood Admissions


Contact our Admissions Director:
Whitney Walker
Mills College Children’s School
5000 MacArthur Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94613
510.430.2053 ph
510.430.3223 fax