On behalf of the entire Harvard-Westlake community, thank you for your interest in our school. We are delighted to share our school community with you, and our website is a great place to start to explore all that Harvard-Westlake offers.

We are a vibrant community comprised of kind, curious, and ambitious students as well as an engaged, supportive faculty and staff. Inside and outside of our classrooms, we offer countless opportunities to discover more about the world and about yourself. We proudly 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 who we are, what we do, and what we value at HW, we’re here to answer any questions along the way.

Please don't hesitate to contact us! We look forward to getting to know you and are thrilled to partner with you along this journey.   

Warm regards,
The Harvard-Westlake Admission Team

Important Admission Dates and Deadlines

September 1, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. PT
Online Application System opens

November 17, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. PT
Interview 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 opportunity to interview

January 13, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. PT
Application & Supporting Materials Deadline: application, writing exercise, supporting documents, and testing are due by this date 

January 13, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. PT
Financial Aid Application & Supporting Materials Deadline

March 10, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. PT
Admission decision notification for all grades

March 17, 2023 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 ethic 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.