Application Process

In order for a student to be considered for admission, we must have the following items:

 

A.Completed Application--Trafton prefers that you complete your child's application online. Please click HERE to begin the application process.

B. Teacher Recommendation Form for incoming grades 6-8:  Math Teacher Recommendation Form - This must be completed by your child’s current math teacher. Please give the form to your child's teacher after the end of the first grading period. The teacher should mail or fax (713-723-1844) the form to our office by the end of January 2018.

C. Teacher Recommendation Form for incoming grades 6-8English Teacher Recommendation Form - This must be completed by your child’s current English teacher. Please give the form to your child's teacher after the end of the first grading period. The teacher should mail or fax (713-723-1844) the form to our office by the end of January 2018.

D. Teacher Recommendation Form for incoming applicants in grades 1-5 (and 6th if your child only has 1 teacher), Shared Teacher Recommendation Form

E. Teacher Recommendation Form for incoming applicants in grades Pre-K and KindergartenEarly Childhood Teacher Recommendation Form

 

Teacher Recommendation Forms must completed by your child’s current teacher. Please give the form to your child's teacher after the end of the first grading period. The teacher should mail or fax (713-723-1844) the form to our office by the end of January 2018

 

F. Testing Requirements: 

 

For Grades Pre-K, Kinder, 1st Trafton will administer a Trafton Academy Alternative Readiness Assessment for academic readiness. Please submit student any standardized test scores (IOWA, ERB, Stanford) no more than one year from the administration date. Trafton assessment will be administered at Trafton and is required. Applicants be able to sign up for their small group visit through an email link once an application has been submitted.

Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten: Saturday, February 2, 2019 and Saturday, February 16, 2019.  Three time slots are available, 9:00 AM, 9:30 AM and 10:00 AM. Visits will be about 20 minutes, please be on time and plan accordingly.

1st Grade: Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 10:15 AM

For in-coming 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade students, The Primary Level ISEE is required. Trafton Academy is a closed testing site for our prospective students applying for grades 2, 3, or 4.  In order to register, you will need to call the Admissions Office to receive the Event Code. The testing dates are as follows:

For in-coming 2nd grade: Thursday, January 24, 2019

For in coming 3rd grade: Thursday, January 17, 2019

For in-Coming 4th grade: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Check-in for all grades is between 8:30-8:45 AM; the test begins promptly at 9:00 AM. Our Member Code is: 571114 Please submit 2 years of standardized test scores (IOWA, ERB, Stanford) if available as well.

For in-coming 5th and 6th grade students, The Lower Level ISEE is required, you may register here. Our Member Code is: 571114 Please submit 2 years of standardized test scores (IOWA, ERB, Stanford) if available.

For in-coming 7th and 8th grade students, The Middle Level ISEE is required, you may register here. Our Member Code is: 571114 Please submit 2 years of standardized test scores (IOWA, ERB, Stanford) if available.

 

Please contact the admission office if you have questions about testing.  713-723-5888.

 

G. Report Cards: Two years are required, last year's final report card and the current year report card through the second nine weeks.

 

F. Student visits are required for all applicants. Please see the "Tours and Visits" Page for more details: Tours and Visits

 

To print out a concise document of our admission requirements please click here: 

Trafton Admission Requirements 2019-2020

 

*The application and teacher evaluation forms can be found under the forms link under "Inside Trafton" or by clicking the links above. All forms are in PDF format.  Please make sure you download the form for the correct grade for your child.

 

Ready to apply?  You may click HERE to begin your online application process.  

Applications and all required materials for the 2019-2020 school year are due by Monday, February 11, 2019.

 

Trafton prefers that applications are filled out and submitted on-line. If you need a paper application click on one of the following links for a .PDF: Pre-K, Kindergarten and Grades 1-8.