How to Apply

How To Apply

List of 4 items.

  • Step 1: Submit an Online Application

    Apply online
    • Though the application deadline for the 2019-20 year has passed, applications are welcome on a space-available basis. Please contact us to inquire.
    • Applications for the 2020-2021 school year will be available in August.
  • Step 2: Submit the grade level recommendation forms

  • Step 3: Assessments & Student Interviews

  • Step 4: Register for the ISEE or SSAT

    For grades 6 through 12 only.
    • All 6th-12th grade applicants are required to take the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) or the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) on or before February 1, 2020.
      • Sierra Canyon will host two testing dates for the ISEE on the Upper Campus on December 7th and January 25th. Register at using Sierra Canyon School's code: 054121.
      • Sierra Canyon will host one testing date on the Upper Campus for the SSAT on January 11th. Register at and indicate that the results be sent to Sierra Canyon.
  • Notifications will be emailed and posted at 5:00 p.m. on March 6, 2020 for grades 9-12.
  • Notifications will be emailed and posted at 5:00 p.m. on March 13, 2020 for grades Pre-K—8.
Lower School: 11052 Independence Avenue
Middle and Upper School: 20801 Rinaldi Street
Chatsworth, CA 91311  | 818.882.8121
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.