How to Apply

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
    • If you are interested in applying for the 2021-2022 school year, please contact the Admission Office for space availability before starting an online application.
    • Applications for the 2022-2023 school year will be available on August 1, 2021.
  • Step 2: Submit the grade level recommendation forms

  • Step 3: Assessments & Interviews

  • Step 4: Register for the ISEE or SSAT (Testing is optional for applicants to the 2021-2022 year.)

    For grades 6 through 11 only.
    • 6th-11th grade applicants who choose to take the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) or the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) should do so before February 1, 2021.
      • Applicants to grades 7-11 at Sierra Canyon may register to take the at-home and online ISEE in January. Contact the Upper Campus Admission Office for details.
      • Applicants may take the ISEE online at home, or at other locations (school sites, Prometric, and at home through Prometric) by registering at using Sierra Canyon School's code: 054121.
      • Applicants may search test locations and register for the SSAT at and indicate that the results be sent to Sierra Canyon.
To learn more about Sierra Canyon, please click the “Request Information” button below.

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Admission Application Timeline for the 2021-2022 School Year

  • August 1: Admission Application Available
  • October 15: Sibling Application Deadline
  • December 15: Admission Application Deadline
  • January 15: Supplemental Document Deadline & Financial Aid Application Deadline
  • Jan. 30 & Feb. 6: Pre-K through Grade 5 Admission Evaluations
  • February 1: Optional ISEE or SSAT Testing Completed for Grades 6-11
  • March 5: Grades 9-11 Admission Notifications Emailed at 5:00 p.m.
  • March 12: 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.