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Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

The following are required for all applicants. Please scroll down to see additional requirements based on the age of your child(ren).

Application 

Online applications for the 2023/24 school year are now available. Click here to begin your application. The final deadline for submission is December 16th, 2022. 
 

Open Houses

Calvary Christian School will offer two open houses this Fall on October 18 and November 8 from 9:00-11:00am. We encourage all prospective families to join us to learn more about our programs, meet our administrative team and current Calvary parents, as well as enjoy a full tour of our beautiful campus. We offer childcare for children 5 and under. Please register for an Open House online. 
 

Campus Tour

Calvary's Admissions team offers personal tours for parents from September 20 to December 15, 2022, for those unable to attend an Open House. You can reserve your tour time on our website. We also offer a Virtual Tour for a first look at our beautiful campus. Children applying for 4th-8th grades will have the opportunity to visit the campus as part of the admissions process.  
 

Parent Interview

Both parents will meet with the Admissions staff so that we can get to know your child and family. Interviews will be scheduled once your child's application is complete and all required supplemental materials have been received. 
 

Financial Assistance

Calvary Christian School uses the School and Student Service for Financial Assistance (SSS) to help assess a family’s ability to pay school costs. Information on the SSS and an application can be obtained by visiting the SSS website. Please make sure to enter Calvary's school code (2178) when completing the financial assistance application. All financial assistance requests are kept strictly confidential and do not affect acceptance.  The Financial Assistance Application Deadline is January 20, 2023. Financial Assistance is available to all students TK-8th Grade.  We do not offer Financial Assistance for Preschool.

Preschool Admissions Requirements

Preschool Applicant Play Date (Preschool 3 and 4 only)

Your child will attend an informal play date with other Preschool applicants. This will give our teachers a chance to observe and interact with each child and give your child the chance to experience our campus. 


Preschool Teacher Reference Form 

If your child has attended preschool previously, submit the Preschool Applicant Teacher Reference Form to your child’s current preschool. The school will return the completed form directly to Calvary Christian School. Completed evaluation forms are due by January 13, 2023.


Preschool Observation (Preschool 4 only)

In an effort to get to know our applicants, Calvary's Admissions staff may visit your child's preschool and observe your child in their current school setting.

Toilet Training (Preschool 3 and 4 only)

All children entering Preschool 3 and 4 need to be fully toilet trained by the first day of class in September. Children entering Calvary's Preschool 2 program do not need to be toilet trained.

Kindergarten Admissions Requirements

Applicants for Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten must be five years old by September 1, 2023 in order to qualify for admission for the 2023/24 school year. Calvary's Transitional Kindergarten program is limited to students with summer birthdays (born May - August 2018).

Teacher Evaluation Form

Submit the TK and Kindergarten Applicant Teacher Reference Form to your child’s current preschool. The school will return the completed form directly to Calvary Christian School. We also accept the Los Angeles Independent Schools' Teacher Recommendation Form. Completed evaluation forms are due by January 13, 2023.

TK/Kindergarten Readiness Assessment

All applicants for Calvary's Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten programs will complete a readiness assessment with a member of our staff. Assessments will take place in January 2023.  Once your admissions file is complete you will be contacted with the date and details of your child’s assessment.

1st-5th Grade Admissions Requirements

Teacher Reference Form

Submit the appropriate Teacher Reference Form (1st - 4th Grades5th Grade) to your child’s current teacher. The teacher will return the completed form directly to Calvary Christian School. We also accept the Los Angeles Independent Schools' Teacher Recommendation Form. Teacher reference forms are due by January 13, 2023.

Principal/Head of School Reference Form

Please submit the Principal/Head of School Reference Form to your child’s current Principal/Head of School. They will return the completed form directly to Calvary Christian School. We also accept the Los Angeles Independent Schools' Administrative Recommendation Form. Principal/Head of School reference forms is due by January 13, 2023

Transcript Request Form

Please submit the Transcript Request Form to your child’s current school. The school will mail up to three years of transcripts and report cards directly to Calvary Christian School. We also accept the Los Angeles Independent Schools' Transcript Request Form. Transcripts are due by January 13, 2023.

Academic Assessment (1st - 5th Grades)

All applicants for Calvary's Elementary Program will complete an academic assessment with a member of our staff. Once your admissions file is complete you will be contacted with the details and date of your child's assessment. For 5th grade students Calvary Christian School may require your student to take the Independent School Entrance Exam. Calvary's Admissions staff will notify you if this is applicable to your child.
 

Student Visit (4th -5th Grades)

Your child will meet individually with our Elementary School Head and enjoy a one-on-one tour of our campus. 

6th-8th Grade Admissions Requirements

English Teacher Reference Form

Submit the English Teacher Reference Form to your child’s current English teacher. The teacher will return the completed form directly to Calvary Christian School. We also accept the Los Angeles Independent Schools' English Recommendation Form. The English teacher reference form is due by January 13, 2023.


Math Teacher Reference Form

Submit the Math Teacher Reference Form to your child’s current math teacher. The teacher will return the completed form directly to Calvary Christian School. We also accept the Los Angeles Independent Schools' Math Recommendation Form. The math teacher reference form is due by January 13, 2023.


Principal/Head of School Reference Form

Submit the Principal/Head of School Reference Form to your child’s current Principal/Head of School. They will return the completed form directly to Calvary Christian School. We also accept the Los Angeles Independent Schools' Administrative Recommendation Form. The Principal/Head of School reference form is due by January 13, 2023.


Transcript Request Form

Please submit the Transcript Request Form to your child’s current school. The school will mail up to three years of transcripts and report cards directly to Calvary Christian School. We also accept the Los Angeles Independent Schools' Transcript Request Form. Transcripts are due by January 13, 2023.


Academic Assessment (6th - 8th Grades)

6th through 8th Grade applicants may be required to take the Independent School Entrance Exam. Calvary's Admissions staff will notify you if this is applicable to your child.


Student Visit

Your child will meet individually with our Middle School Head and enjoy a one-on-one tour of our campus.