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 3 items.

  • Step 1: Submit an Online Application

    We are grateful for your interest in Sierra Canyon School, but please know the application deadline for the 2023-2024 school year was December 12. Please contact us to find out if we are still accepting applications for the grade(s) you are interested in.

    Apply online for Grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12.
    We are grateful for your interest in Sierra Canyon and welcome your application.

    Admission Deadlines for the 2023-2024 School Year:

    • October 15: Application deadline for siblings and faculty/staff children
    • December 12: Application deadline

    Age Requirements: Please note that applicants for Pre-Kindergarten must be four years old, and applicants for Kindergarten must be five years old by August 1 of the year they enter Sierra Canyon School.
    Online Application: We accept either the Sierra Canyon online application or the Standard Application Online (SAO). Please use either link on the right. (On the mobile device, the links are below.)
  • Step 2: Submit the grade level recommendation forms

  • Step 3: Assessments & Interviews

If you would like to receive more details about the admission process and an information packet in the mail, please fill out our inquiry form by clicking the button below. The application for the 2023-2024 school year will be available on August 1, 2022.

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Admission Application Timeline for the 2023-2024 School Year

  • August 1: 2023-2024 Admission Application Available
  • October 15: Current Sibling and Faculty/Staff Admission Application Deadline
  • December 12: Admission Application Deadline
  • January 13: Supplemental Document Deadline + Financial Aid Application Deadline
  • Jan. 21 and 28: Pre-K through Grade 5 Admission Testing
  • February 1: 6th-12th Grade ISEE or SSAT Testing Completed (Optional)
  • March 10: Grades Pre-K–12 Admission Notifications Posted and Emailed at 5:00 p.m.
  • March 17: 2023-2024 Enrollment Contracts Due at 12:00 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.