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
    • The application deadline is December 15th.
    • The application deadline for siblings and faculty/staff is October 15th.
  • 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.

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Admission Application Timeline

  • October 15: Current Sierra Canyon Sibling and Faculty/Staff Application Deadline
  • November 2: Upper Campus Preview
  • November 16: Lower Campus Preview
  • December 15: Application Deadline
  • January 17: Supplementary Admission Documents and Financial Aid 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.
  • March 17: Enrollment Deadline for Grades 9-12
  • March 23: Enrollment Deadline 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.