Admissions and Testing Deadlines

Below is a list of school specific information compiled in one easy to use resource as you are continue your school search. Please note, the information is subject to change at any time, and you must confirm any information below with the school.

We strongly suggest you visit each school you are considering to determine the best placement (“fit”) for your student. Nearly all schools require an entrance exam.

ISEE: Lower ISEE – 5th and 6th, Middle – 7th and 8th, Upper – 9th – 12th
HSPT: High School Placement Test (taken at school being applied to)


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Open House
Archer School for Girls6-1212.15.15Tours are given at time of interviewBegins in October, scheduled after application is processed.Middle ISEE (applying to 7th & 8th)
Upper ISEE (applying to high school)
Berkeley HallPreK-81.29.16Open Houses on 10.18.15, 11.15.2015
Tour Dates 10.29.15 , 11.5.15, 12.3.15, 12.10.15, 1.7.16, 1.14.16, 1.21.16, 1.28.16 (RSVP online)
Contact admission office after submitting app, to schedule parent interview and child visitLower ISEE (applying to 5th and 6th)
Middle ISEE (applying to 7th and 8th)
Brentwood School K-126th Grade 2016 Application Deadline: 11.20.15

EC Admissions 2016 Application Deadline: (Faculty/Staff, Sibling, & Alumni): 10.1.15

EC Admissions: 2016 Application Deadline
New Family Orientation (Grades 1-6) : 8.27.15

7th Grade Student Orientation:
EC Theater 8:45am - 1:00pm

All 9th Grade & New US Student Orientation
East Campus 9:00am - 12:00pm

Open Houses:
6th Grade Only: 11.6.15
Middle Shool: 10.10.15, 10.29.15
Middle & Upper School Parent/Guardian Open House 12.6.15
Parent-student interviews/tours are scheduled after application is processed.Lower ISEE (applying to 5th and 6th)
Middle ISEE (applying to 7th and 8th)
Upper ISEE (applying to 9th - 12th)
12/31/15 G K-6; 2/6/16 G 7-12
Buckley SchoolK-12Lower School: Applications to kindergarten through grade five must be received no later than December 15.

Middle/Upper School: Applications to MIddle and Upper School (grades six through 12) must be recieved no later than January 10. Late applications will be accepted on a space available basis after the deadline.

Supporting Materials: All supporting materials- recommendations and transcripts- must be received by January 24.
Lower Schools: 10.17.15 & 11.14.15
Mid/Upper Schools: 10.17.15 & 12.6.15
School contacts applications after application is received and processedSSAT (4th)
Lower ISEE (5th)
Middle ISEE (6th-7th)
Upper ISEE (9th-12th)
PSAT (11th-12th may choose this au lieu of ISEE or SSAT)
2/5/16 for ISEE, for SSAT contact school
Calthorp SchoolK-6Rolling Deadline for grades 1-6

For Kindergarten:
-October 1, 2015 - SIBLING
-November 2, 2015 - _NON-SIBLING
-January 7, 2016 - OUT-OF-STATE
After 11.1.15 Parents interested in placement in Grades 1 Ð 6 may visit Carlthorp School for a tourAfter 11.1.15 Parents interested in placement in Grades 1 Ð 6 may visit Carlthorp School for an interviewNo testN/A
Calvary Christian SchoolPreK-81.9.16Tours are available weekly by appointment, at a time that is convenient for you. Call the Admissions Office at 310.573.0082, Ext. 111 for more information and to schedule your tour. Scheduled after application has been evaluated.Lower ISEE (applying to 5th and 6th)
Middle ISEE (applying to 7th and 8th)
Campbell Hall
K-12K-5th Grade applicants submit application by January 15, 2016.

¥ 6th-12th grade applicants submit application by December 14, 2015.
Elementary Open House:
-Saturday, October 24th 9am-Noon
-Saturday, January 9th 9am-Noon

Secondary Open House:
-Saturday, September 26th 9am-Noon
-Saturday, November 7th 9am-Noon

Please call the admissions office at 818-505-5316 in late August to schedule a facility tour of Campbell Hall.
After you have submitted your application, you will receive an email inviting you to select a date and time for your family interview.Lower ISEE (applying to 5th and 6th)
Middle ISEE (applying to 7th and 8th)
Upper ISEE (applying to 9th - 12th)
2/1/16 & 2/7/16 (G 1-4)
Corpus Christi Elementary SchoolK-8Kindergarten
December 6, 2015

Grade 1-8
January 31, 2016
Open House:
-Tuesday, October 13th, 8:30am-10:30am
-Tuesday, November 17th, 8:30am-10:30am
No info on web siteChancy & Bruce Placement Test1/13/16
Crespi Carmelite High School
9-12 BoysLast Year's Date
Tour Dates: Monday-Friday | 9:00am - 2:00pmScheduled after application has been evaluated.High School Placement TestTake test on 1/23/16 or 1/30/16
Crossroads SchoolK-12Applications Deadline for Kindergarten Families
10.7.2015 8:00 AM 5:00 PM

1st through 12th grade: Due 12.2.2015 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Admissions Office
Middle School Open House
-10.15.2015 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
21st Street Campus
-11.21.2015 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Upper School - Open House
11.14.2015 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
21st Street Campus
Scheduled after application received.Lower ISEE (applying to 6th)
Middle ISEE (applying to 7th and 8th)
Upper ISEE (applying to 9th - 12th)
Harvard Westlake
7-12 January 15, 20167th Grade: will be interviewed during the week on the middle school campus. An Admission Office representative will contact family to schedule interview once we receive the Application for Admission

9th Grade: Two Saturday Family Visiting Days (FVD's) for applicants to 9th grade are offered throughout the fall and winter. All Family Visiting Days are hosted at the Middle School campus.

10th Grade: We welcome applications for 10th grade. Once we receive your Application for Admission, an Admission Office representative will contact you to arrange a tour and an interview on our Upper School campus.
7th and 9th grade applicants who submit their application and application fee on or before December 1, 2015 will be guaranteed an on-campus interview. Interviews will be granted on a space available basis to families who submit their applications between December 1, 2015 and the application deadline of January 15, 2016.

If you are unable to visit us during our established programs or if you reside outside of Los Angeles (requests must be made by January 9, 2015).

Middle ISEE (applying to 7th and 8th)
Upper ISEE (applying to 9th - 12th)
John Thomas Dye School
K-6Friday, September 18, 2015 is the first date you may postmark your application

Last Day to Apply for First through Sixth Grades
Tours for prospective applicants' parents are given each year in the Spring, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, starting April 12th and going through June 2nd. There will be two tours each day at either 10 AM or 1 PM. They will take approximately one hour. Please call or e-mail the Admissions office to schedule your toiur. The Admissions office is also open all summer.Parent interviews are scheduled from October through February for all grade levels. All interviews will be with the parents only before we evaluate the children. We will get to know our Kindergarten applicants at their evaluation and our Grades 1-6 applicants when they come to school for a few hours to attend an appropriate grade level class.School-developed evaluations are used for Kindergarten through First grade and the Educational Records Bureau Comprehensive Testing Program is used for grades Two through Six. They will also accept the ISEE testing for the Fifth and Sixth gradesTesting G 1-6 Sat. morning in Feb.; K - evaluaitons on Saturdays - dates TBD
Louisville High School
9-12 GirlsMain Application Due: 1/27/16

Scholarship and Financial Aid Applications Due: 12/11/15

8th Grade Visit Day: Friday 11/6/15
Open House: Sunday 12/6/15
Shadow/Tour Days begin 11/10/15
2/3/2016 to 2/6/2016
High School Placement TestTake on 1/30/16
Loyola High School
9-12 BoysEntering 9th Grade Application Deadline:
Tue, January 5, 2016, 3pm Ð 4pm

SCHOOL FORMS DUE: Recommendations/transcripts
When: Mon, February 1, 2016, 3:00pm Ð 3:30pm

Registration Deadline for Entering 9th Grade
Mon, March 14, 2016, 2:30pm Ð 3:00pm
Entering 9th grade applicants that received acceptance must register through their individual admissions account by this date. The $400.00 registration fee is also due today.

Transfer Application deadline
When: Fri, April 29, 2016, 3:00pm Ð 3:30pm
Sun, December 13, 2015, 1pm Ð 4pmNo information on websiteHigh School Placement TestTake 1/23/16 or 1/30/16
Marymount High School
9-12 Girls2016-2017 School Year Application Deadline: Tuesday, January 5, 20162015 Open House - Prospective Parents and Students (Open to students currently in grades 5-10)
Come to campus each November to meet the complete Marymount faculty, staff, and the Student Ambassador Team! This event is held from 12:30-4:00 p.m. and is a campus-wide, interactive event with various breakout sessions to learn everything from academics to college counseling and athletics to technology!

2015 Open House
Grades 5-10: Sunday, November 22, 2015! Check-in begins at 12:30 p.m. and the event will be held from 1:00-4:00 p.m. with light refreshments provided. Please note, registration is required!
Once the online application is submitted, you will be given a link to the online interview schedule. Interviews are held from November to the first week of February. Please schedule the interview as soon as possible to ensure a time is available that works for your family. Both student and parent(s) will spend individual time with a Marymount representative.Upper ISEE (applying to 9th - 12th)take by 1/23/16; results by 2/1/16
Mirman School
1-9(Step 2)
Rooms 1 applications are due by December 4, 2015

Rooms 2 and above applications are due by December 11, 2015.
Sunday, November 8, 2015Left to discretion of school(Step 1)
Testing is the first formal part of the Mirman School Admissions process.

Applicants choose to take one of the following tests:

WPPSI III (ages 4-6, score of 138 and above)
WISC IV (ages 5.6 and above, score of 138 and above)

These must be administered and sent to school by liscenced psychologist

Weschler Intelligence test results should be received by the Office of Admission no later than November 13, 2015 for applicants to Room 1.

Weschler Intelligence test results should be received by the Office of Admission no later than November 20, 2015 for applicants to Rooms 2 and above.

Students applying for Rooms 5 and Upper School (ages 9.5-13) also need to take the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE)
12/4/15; Also testing at school: dates TBD
New Roads School
K-12Last Year's Date
Open Houses for the 2016-17 school year will take place on:
October 4, 2015, 2 - 4:30 pm
November 1, 2015, 2 - 4:30 pm
December 6, 2015, 2 - 4:30 pm
Scheduled after application is receivedLower ISEE (applying to 6th)
Middle ISEE (applying to 7th and 8th)
Upper ISEE (applying to 9th - 12th)
take by 1/16/16
Notre Dame
9-12NDHS Applications, Transcripts and Letters of Recommendations Due:

Friday, January 15, 2016
8th Grade Visit Days, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Friday, September 25, 2015
Friday, October 9, 2015
Friday, October 23, 2015
Friday, November 6, 2015
Friday, December 4, 2015

Open House:

Sunday, November 15, 2015, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Scheduled after application recvd.High School Placement Test (HSPT)1/23/16
Oaks Christian School
6-12February 1, 2016
Admissions Application Deadline

February 1, 2016
Financial Aid Deadline

February 10, 2016
Deadline for Admissions Academic Records
November 1, 2015
Admissions Annual Open House*
Once the application is submitted, schedule the interview.Lower ISEE (applying to 6th)
Middle ISEE (applying to 7th and 8th)
Upper ISEE (applying to 9th - 12th)
Pacifica Christian School
9-12Applications Due

February 1, 2016
Open Houses for Prospective Families

Thursday, October 29, 2015 ¥ 7 pm
Thursday, December 3, 2015 ¥ 7 pm
Saturday, January 23, 2016 ¥ 10 am

Preview Days

Monday, January 11 ¥ 8am
Tuesday, January 12 ¥ 8am
Wednesday, January 13 ¥ 8am
Thursday, January 14 ¥ 8am
Friday, January 15 ¥ 8am
Family Interviews

Saturday, January 30
Upper ISEE (applying to 9th - 12th)2/15/16
Seven Arrows Elementary School
K-6Sibling applications and supplemental forms due
November 23, 2015

General applications due
January 15, 2016

General applicant supplemental forms and recommendations due
February 1, 2016
Group Tours for Fall 2015 Applicants (Please contact admissions office to RSVP):

April 14
April 28
May 12
September 15
September 22
September 29
October 13
October 20
October 27
November 10
November 17
December 6
January 12
Interviews/Interaction period are scheduled after application has been evaluated.

Parent Conversations (take place after student visits)

January - March
No entrance examination is required in the admission process.

However, if you are applying for entry into non-kindergarten grades and your child has undergone standardized testing at his or her previous school (i.e. STAR testing in public schools, or CTP4 or ISEE testing in independent schools), copies of those test results are required. As part of the admission process, non-kindergarten applicants undergo an interactive one-on-one academic evaluation on the day of their visit to Seven Arrows.
St. Monica Catholic High School
9-12January 17, 2015: based off last years dateDecember 7, 2013: Open House (1-4PM)Applicant and parent(s) will be interviewed by a member of the Admissions Committee.

High School Placement Test (HSPT)1/23/16
St. Martin of Tour's School
K-8Applications are due by December 1OPEN HOUSE FOR PROSPECTIVE PARENTS Ð October 28, 2014No info on web siteNational test scores are only test scores requiredN/A
St. Matthews Parish School
PreK-8Deadlines for 2015-2016 Applications:

Preschool I & II
December 5, 2014

December 19, 2014

Grades 1-8
January 23, 2015
5 - 8 Open House & School Tour
Wednesday, November 5, 8:30 a.m.

K - 4 Open House & School Tour
Thursday, November 6, 8:30 a.m.
We ask that Kindergarten applicants come to St. MatthewÕs on one of two designated Fridays in January for a readiness assessment. The two dates scheduled are January 23 and January 30, from 12:45-2:30 p.m.

Grades 1-4: Applicants to Grades 1-4 are required to attend a morning assessment session on Saturday, February 28, from 8:30-10:30 a.m.

Grades 5-8: Applicants to Grades 5-8 and their parents are required to attend an interview session
Need to call to find out when
Preschool students (except those currently enrolled in the Bridge program) are required to attend one of our "Preschool Playgroups" in December.
For Kindergarten applicants, the school requires attendance to one afternoon assessment period; there are two dates: January 23 and 30, 12:45-2:30 p.m. Applicants to Grades 1-4 are required to attend a Saturday morning assessment session, currently scheduled for February 28. All applicants to Grades 5-8 must take the ISEE at a local secondary school
The Village School
K-6Appliation Deadline: 12.1.15Open Houses for 2016-2017 admission will be held October 7, October 28 and November 18 at 9:30 am (lasting approximately 2 hours).

To reserve a space at an Open House, please contact Teresa Coe.
Evaluations for TK and Kindergarten applicants are small group sessions scheduled on a Saturday morning during January and February.
Parent interview are scheduled between November and February.

Applicants for Grades 1 through 6 visit during a normal school day. These visits are scheduled on an individual basis.
Every effort is made to schedule the parent interview at the same time as the student visit.

Parent interviews are scheduled from September through February.
Lower ISEE (applying to 5th and 6th)take by 2/1/16
The Willows Community School
K-8The application deadline for the 2016-2017 school year for DK-5th grade is December 18, 2015 and for 6-8th grade is January 8, 2016. Tours are held on weekday mornings

Each tour begins at 9:30 am and ends at approximately 12:00 pm. For upcoming tour dates, please see the calendar under admissions. To sign up for a tour, please submit an online inquiry at

For students applying to Developmental Kindergarten and Kindergarten, we schedule preschool visits so we can observe children in their own learning environments where they are already comfortable and familiar with the routine.
After attending a tour and submitting an application, prospective parents meet with Kim Feldman, the Director of Admissions or Rebecca O'Brien, the Associate Director of Admissions. This is an opportunity for parents to discuss their children, share information, and ask questions they may have about the school. Please do not bring your child to this appointment.Lower ISEE (applying to 6th)
Middle ISEE (applying to 7th and 8th)
take by 3/1/16
K-12The annual deadline for admission applications is December 15

However, they do consider applicants after that date for grades where admission openings exist. Contact for more information.

January 10, 2016: Financial Aid deadline for all applicants.

January 31, 2016: Application files must be complete with evaluation forms and academic records received.
Tour Hours:
By appointment between 8:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.* on school days, during the course of the school year..
All applicants: Candidates for all grades and their parents are interviewed on campus in their family meeting.Testing, Grades One - Four
One of the activities we most look forward to is our visits with our youngest applicants. All applicants to Grades One through Four get to spend a little bit of time with us in a special testing session that helps us get a sense of their academic fit for our elementary program. The testing day is held annually on campus in February

Grades 6 - 12
In the case of those applicants who are also applying to boarding schools that require the SSAT, Viewpoint will accept SSAT scores in lieu of the ISEE. Viewpoint is a member school of SSAT.

In the case of transfer student applicants (those applying to 10th, 11th, or 12th grades), Viewpoint will accept PSAT, SAT or ACT scores in lieu of the ISEE.

Lower ISEE (applying to 6th)
Middle ISEE (applying to 7th and 8th)
Upper ISEE (applying to 9th - 12th)

Wildwood School
K-12Kindergarten through 5th grade applications are accepted June 1, 2015 through Dec. 11, 2015.

Applications received after December may be held for the following year. All applicants, including siblings, must submit an inquiry form as the first step in the admission process. Sibling families are not required to attend a campus tour.

Middle & Uppder Deadlines:
Application deadline: Dec. 11, 2015
-Financial aid FAST application becomes available: Jan. 1, 2016
-Financial aid application deadline: Jan. 29, 2016
-School records and recommendations due: Jan. 31, 2016
-ISEE scores deadline: Feb. 1, 2016
-Financial aid final materials due: Feb. 12, 2016
Tours are held from 9:15 to 11:30 a.m. on select Tuesday and Thursday mornings by appointment. To make a reservation, please contact admission coordinator Kaity Johnson at

Elementary School
Once an admission inquiry form has been submitted, our Admission Coordinator Kaity Johnson will contact you to schedule a tour.

Middle and Upper School
Tours at the middle and upper campus are optional. Please contact Admission Coordinator Kaity Johnson at to reserve your space.

Middle & Upper: Open House Dates:
Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Interviews scheduled after application is received, taking place between Oct through JanISEE
Windward School
7-12 12.11.14
Open House 10.23.14 and 12.4.14 (register online)7th Grade guaranteed
interview deadline 11.13.2014
Middle ISEE (applying to 7th)
Upper ISEE (applying to 8th-11th)
take by 1/31/16 MS; take by 12/6/15 HS


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