Preschool Program Admissions

The Golestan preschool applications are processed on a first-come, first-served basis.  New students are enrolled as spots become available.  Enrollment for the following year is usually finalized in the preceding spring for a September start, except on the rare occasion that a spot becomes available mid-year.

For more information on how to apply for preschool, please click here or email

Preschool tuition grid: Tuition grid 2019-2020 


Applying for Elementary School: Fall 2019

We have a rolling admissions policy.  Applications are accepted any time, but following the schedule below gives your child a higher likelihood of admission in our elementary school.

Step 1: Get to know more about the program by reading our Catalogue browsing our website, and attending our parent tours.  You can sign up for parent tours here.

Step 2Complete application form by 11:59 pm on January 24th. (Once you have completed the application you should receive a note acknowledging that your application was received. If you do not receive this message please contact us at Applications submitted after this date will be accepted and reviewed, but preference will be given to those who apply before January 24th. 

  • submit completed application form;
  • submit application fee of $75 below.
  • submit additional information or photo (optional).

Application Fee

Step 3Submit the following required forms and transcripts by January 24th

Step 4Assessment and Parent interview in the months of January and February.

Step 5Notification: Families will receive admission decisions from Golestan on March 19, 2020 via email.

Step 6Submit enrollment contract and 10% non-refundable deposit due March 26, 2020.

To read our elementary school catalogue, please click here.


Elementary School Tuition Information

Tuition includes two healthy snacks and a warm wholesome lunch prepared in-house every day.  For information on our food, please click here.

Annual tuition for elementary school: $22,810*   (for the 2019-20 school year) . Please check back for 2020-21 school year annual tuition.

A non-refundable deposit of 10% of annual tuition is due upon enrollment.

Annual materials fee:$450

The balance of tuition and fees are payable:

  • In full by June 1 (for a $190 tuition discount)
  • Monthly, in 11 installments, from May through April (excluding February because this month a deposit to secure the spot for next year will be due)

Tuition assistance:

If you are interested in tuition assistance for your elementary school aged child, you may apply through our partners at School and Student Services (SSS) through NAIS Parents’ Financial Statement, an organization that provides need-based financial aid analysis to private and public schools nationwide, to process applications for tuition assistance.

There is a one time $49 application fee. If you have questions while filling out the SSS form you may contact  800-344-8328 or email

Golestan School’s code for School and Student Services is 9444.

Please note: In case of divorce or separation, both parents are required to complete the following steps in their entirety.


After School Program

For information about our after school program, please email or click here.


Summer Camp Program:

For information about our summer camp, please email or click here.

Golestan Kids admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the 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, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship, and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.  Per the Alameda County licensing board, no student may attend more than 12 hours per week per program in each three month session.