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Thank you for your interest in our school! We are delighted to share our school community with you.

Harvard-Westlake is a place to discover more about the world and yourself. We celebrate the diversity of perspectives, experiences, and talents represented throughout our community, which fosters joyful collaboration and exploration here every day. As you learn more about what we value at HW, we’re here to support you in the admission process.

Please contact us! We look forward to getting to know you, and we are thrilled to partner with you along this journey.   

The Harvard-Westlake Admission Team

Important Admission Dates and Deadlines

August 24, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. PT
Online Application System opens

November 15, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. PT
Interview Invitation Guarantee Deadline: submitting the Application for Admission (Step 1 in the online application) and application fee by this date will guarantee seventh and ninth grade applicants an invitation to interview

October 2, 2023, at 8:00 a.m. PT
Financial Aid Application opens

January 12, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. PT
Application & Supporting Materials Deadline: application, writing exercise, supporting documents, and testing are due by this date 

January 12, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. PT
Financial Aid Application & Supporting Materials Deadline

March 8, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. PT
Admission decision notification for all grades

March 15, 2024 at 12:00 p.m. PT
Admission decision reply deadline for all grades

Non-Discrimination Policy
Harvard-Westlake School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, or sexual orientation in the administration of its educational policies, financial aid programs, and athletic or other school-administered programs. This policy applies to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities, including applications and admissions, generally accorded or made available to students at the school.

revised 1/19/2024