Our Admission Team is available to answer your questions!
Limited spaces available for 2020-2021 school year.
Check back in the coming weeks for more information on the 2021-2022 admission process.
At the heart, Gilmour students of any age are recognized as people on a journey of faith, effective communicators, analytical and reflective thinkers, effective problem-solvers, self-directed and curious learners, collaborative team members and, most importantly, morally responsible individuals.
 
We are actively seeking students who will thrive in Gilmour’s unique holistic, independent environment. We look forward to welcoming you onto our campus and into our community.

Application Process

List of 5 items.

  • Montessori Toddler (18 months to 3 years)

    Step One
    Schedule a parent meeting with Admission or a family campus tour.
     
    We will be conducting single-family tours on campus in October and November.
     
    Step Two
    Complete and submit the online application (available by October) by the admission deadlines below:
     
    January 15, 2021: Application deadline
    February 12, 2021: Notification of admission decisions to families
    February 26, 2021: Family responses due to school
     
    Applications completed outside the above timeline will be considered on a rolling basis.
     
    Step Three
    Complete a Virtual Shadow Day.
     
    We will be offering a virtual visit on our website for families to view a typical school day and learn more about our teachers, classes and students.
     
    Important Contacts
    To request information, schedule campus tours and to ask any questions, contact the Lower School Associate Director of Enrollment Management Christie Radke at (440) 473-8165 or radkec@gilmour.org.
  • Montessori Pre-K to Kindergarten

    Step One
    Schedule a parent meeting with Admission or a family campus tour.
     
    We will be conducting single-family tours with up to three family members on campus in October and November. Some late afternoon/evening and weekend tours will be available. 
     
    Step Two
    Complete and submit the online application (available by October) by the admission deadlines below:
     
    January 15, 2021: Application and need-based tuition assistance deadline
    February 12, 2021: Notification of admission decisions to families
    February 26, 2021: Family responses due to school
     
    Note: Applicants for Montessori PreK are ineligible to receive tuition assistance.
     
    Applications completed outside the above timeline will be considered on a rolling basis.
     
    Step Three
    Complete a Virtual Shadow Day.
     
    We will be offering a virtual visit on our website for families to view a typical school day and learn more about our teachers, classes and students.
     
    Important Contacts
    To request information, schedule campus tours and to ask any questions, contact the Lower School Associate Director of Enrollment Management Christie Radke at (440) 473-8165 or radkec@gilmour.org.
  • Lower School (Grades 1-6)

    Step One
    Schedule a parent meeting with Admission or a family campus tour.
     
    We will be conducting single-family tours with up to three family members on campus in October and November. Some late afternoon/evening and weekend tours will be available. 
     
    Step Two
    Complete and submit the online application (available by October) by the admission deadlines below:
     
    January 15, 2021: Application and need-based tuition assistance deadline
    February 12, 2021: Notification of admission decisions to families
    February 26, 2021: Family responses due to school
     
    Applications completed outside the above timeline will be considered on a rolling basis.
     
    Step Three
    Complete a Virtual Shadow Day.
     
    We will be offering a virtual visit on our website for families to view a typical school day and learn more about our teachers, classes and students.
     
    Important Contacts
    To request information, schedule campus tours and to ask any questions, contact the Lower School Associate Director of Enrollment Management Christie Radke at (440) 473-8165 or radkec@gilmour.org.
  • Middle & Upper School (Grades 7-12)

    We are not currently scheduling Shadow Days, tours or visits for 2021-22 applicants. We are looking at ways to safely bring future Lancers and their families to campus while keeping our current Lancers safe. More information about visiting our campus—whether in person or remotely—will be available by early October.
     
    Important Dates
    January 15, 2021: Application and tuition assistance deadlines*
    February 12, 2021: Notification of admission and tuition assistance decisions to families
    February 26, 2021: Family admission responses due to school
    Applications completed outside of the above timeline will be considered on a rolling basis.
     
    Important Contacts
    To request an information packet, schedule campus tours and shadow visits and to answer any questions, contact Jeanne Tippen, admission coordinator, at (440) 473-8050 or tippenj@gilmour.org.
  • International Students

    International students work with Gilmour's International Student Admission Advisor, Jianhui Du, to complete the admission process and placement at Gilmour Academy.
     
Gilmour Academy admits students of any race, color, religion, gender and national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender or national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, scholarship and loan programs or athletic and other school programs.

Mailing Address

34001 Cedar Road, Gates Mills, Ohio 44040
phone: (440) 473-8000

Campus Addresses
An independent, Catholic, coed, day and boarding school in the Holy Cross tradition. Toddler-Grade 12.