How to Apply

Please check back this summer for updated information about the admission process and requirements for the 2021-22 year.

If you would like us to send you admission reminders and updates for the 2021-2022 school year, please click the “Request More Information” button to fill out our brief online inquiry form.

How To Apply

Thank you for your interest in Sierra Canyon. We look forward to guiding you through the admission process. Should you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us:
(818) 882-8121
Lower Campus: Ext. 105 or
Upper Campus: Ext. 323 or

List of 4 items.

  • Step 1: Submit an Online Application

    Apply online for grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12
    • Though the application deadline for the 2020-2021 school year has passed, applications are welcome on a space-available basis. Please contact us to inquire. 
  • 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 one remaining ISEE test date on the Upper Campus on 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.

In One Word

Admission Application Timeline

  • October 15: Current Sierra Canyon Sibling and Faculty/Staff Application Deadline
  • December 15: Application Deadline
  • February 1: ISEE or SSAT Testing Completed
  • February 1 and 8: Pre-K through Grade 5 Admission Testing
  • March 6: Grades 9-12 Admission Notifications Emailed at 5:00 p.m.
  • March 13: Grades Pre-K-8 Admission Notifications Emailed at 5:00 p.m.
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.