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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Requirements

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

Application 

The online application for the 2022/23 school year is now available. Please submit the online application by the December 17, 2021 deadline along with the application fee.  The application fee is $75 for Preschool, and $125 for TK-8th Grade.

Campus Tour

Please schedule a personalized tour, phone call, or Zoom meeting with a member of our Admissions team, to become acquainted with our beautiful campus and programming. We also invite you to enjoy our recently updated Virtual Tour.
 

Parent Interview

Both parents will meet with the Admissions staff so that we can get to know your child and family. 
 

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. Calvary offers up to 50% tuition assistance.  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 22, 2022. 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 14, 2022.


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 Tiny Seeds (2-year-old 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, 2022 in order to qualify for admission for the 2022/23 school year.

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 14, 2022.

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 2022.  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 14, 2022.

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 14, 2022

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 14, 2022.

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 14, 2022.


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 14, 2022.


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 14, 2022.


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 14, 2022.


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.