The sibling application deadline for grades Pre-Kindergarten—12 is October 15th.
All other applications are due December 15th, and all supplemental documents, such as teacher recommendations and report cards are due by January 17th. The ISEE or SSAT should be taken on or before February 1st for 6th-12th grade applicants.
Applications submitted after the deadline dates will be evaluated on a space-available basis.
Yes. Sierra Canyon provides bus transportation services throughout the San Fernando Valley with pick-up and drop-off in the following areas: Bel Air, Brentwood, Burbank, Calabasas, Culver City, Woodland Hills, Encino, Tarzana, Sherman Oaks, and Valencia. View the full bus schedule.
Lower School classes are comprised of about 20 students. In Pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade, students have a Lead Teacher and a full-time Assistant Teacher. In addition to their primary classroom, students participate in Specialist classes through the week for music, art, technology, Spanish, and PE. The 6th grade classes model the Middle School schedule. Our 6th grade classes have up to 20 students per class—each led by one teacher. Students attend individual classes for each of their academic disciplines on a rotating schedule. The student:faculty ratio for the Lower Campus is 8:1.
The average class size for Middle and Upper School is 14. The student:faculty ratio is 10:1. Students attend different classes for their individual subjects. Due to their small size, these classes are intimate and highly interactive.
No. Sierra Canyon does not offer merit or athletic scholarships. All financial assistance funds are distributed in the form of need-based financial aid. The financial aid budget, including tuition remission, is over $4 million. Learn more about affording a Sierra Canyon education.
In addition to the admission application, a separate financial aid application must be submitted with supplementary financial documents by January 17, 2020.
No. We accept students of any race, color, religious, national and ethnic origin and offer all the rights and privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.
Sierra Canyon School is a private, independent, non-sectarian, co-educational, college preparatory school for students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12 located in Chatsworth, California. The highly cosmopolitan campus community is reflective of the Greater Los Angeles area and the world at large. Students are empowered to realize their greatest creative, ethical, intellectual and physical promise through small class sizes, a diverse student-teacher culture and a family-like environment.