How to Apply

1. Inquire

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.

REQUIRED
Prospective Family Information Sessions 
October 8, November 5, December 3, 2020, and January 7 2021
OPTIONAL EVENTS
Get to Know Us  
October 22, November 19 and December 17, 2020
Aviator for a Day 
January 22, 2021
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 admissions@altavistaschoolsf.org or call (650) 644-8498.

3. Submit an Application

The application deadline for the 2021 / 2022  school year is January 29, 2021. ​​

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.
 

Visit with:

  • Current Parents

  • Heads of School & Division Heads

  • The Admissions Team

  • MS/LS Teachers

  • Student/Alum Panel

6. Receive a Decision Letter

Decision letters will be electronically delivered on the following dates:

  • Junior Kindergarten: March 8, 2021
  • K - 8: March 17, 2021
  • Sibling decisions: December 17, 2020​​​
Non-discrimination Policy

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.

 
AVS Health & Safety Plan  |  AVS Campus Reopening Plan
 
CONTACT US: admissions@altavistaschoolsf.org  |  info@altavistaschoolsf.org 
Lower School Campus: 450 Somerset Street, San Francisco, CA 94134 | Tel: 415-467-3700 
Middle School Campus: 2558 Mission Street | San Francisco, CA 94110 | Tel: 415-510-8492
©2020 Alta Vista School 
for curious young minds​