How to Apply
If our school feels like the right fit for your family, please submit an Inquiry Form.
2. Attend an Information Session
In light of Covid-19 and health and safety precautions, visitors will not be allowed to our campus this fall. Instead, we are offering a number of monthly virtual experiences. You will still get a deeper look into our philosophy, programs, and a sense of our school community. We can't wait to meet you.
Prospective Family Information Sessions
October 8, November 5, December 3, 2020, and January 7, 2021
Get to Know Us
October 22, November 19 and December 17, 2020
Aviator for a Day
January 23, 2021 | Junior Kindergarten - 5th grade
February 7, 2021 | 6th grade - 8th grade
You will need to register for any of our admission events through your Ravenna account. If you haven't yet created an account, you can do so here.
If you would like to attend an admissions information event in a language other than English, please email Admissions at email@example.com or call (650) 644-8498.
3. Submit an Application
The priority application deadline for the 2021 / 2022 school year is January 29, 2021. Applications will be accepted after this date on space availability only.
Please complete your application using Ravenna-Hub.
A $100 application fee is due with the application.
4. Schedule Student Meet-n-Greet
December 1, 2020 - February 26, 2021
Required for 1st-8th grade only
JK/K applicants will provide an ISSFBA shared video assessment
Please check Ravenna-Hub for details
5. Additional Options for Applicant Families
Once you have submitted an application you will be invited to join us for these intimate community gatherings.
Heads of School & Division Heads
The Admissions Team
Middle School / Lower School Teachers
Student / Alum Panel
6. Receive a Decision Letter
Decision letters will be electronically delivered on the following dates:
Junior Kindergarten: March 8, 2021
Kindergarten - 8th grade: March 17, 2021
Sibling decisions: December 17, 2020
We are committed to creating a diverse community. Alta Vista School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic origin, religion, gender, lifestyle, sexual orientation, disability or age in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, financial aid, athletic and other school-administered programs, hiring practices, and privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students, parents, and employees of the school.