Thank you for considering Harvard-Westlake! Our admission process for entry into the 2020-2021 school year will begin on August 22, 2019. If you are interested in attending an admission event or applying to Harvard-Westlake, please fill out the online admission inquiry form. We look forward to getting to know your family. 

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Admission coffees for Parents/guardians

The admission office hosts weekday Admission Coffees for Parents/Guardians throughout the fall at the Middle School and the Upper School. These information sessions are intended for parents/guardians of prospective students applying for admission in 2020. You will have the opportunity to hear from the director of admission, faculty, deans, students, and current parents. Optional student-led tours of the middle school or upper school campus are available.

Please complete the admission inquiry form at your earliest convenience as it is required before visiting Harvard-Westlake.


For your reference, admission checklists are available to print:

Checklist for 7th Grade Applicants for entry in Fall 2020 >
Checklist for 9th Grade Applicants for entry in Fall 2020 >

Important Admission Dates and Deadlines

August 22, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. PST
Online Application System opens

November 20, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. PST
Interview Guarantee Deadline: submitting the Application for Admission and application fee by this date will guarantee seventh and ninth grade applicants an on-campus interview

January 17, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. PST
Application & Supporting Materials Deadline: application, supporting documents, and testing are due by this date

March 6, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. PST
Admission decision notification for ninth, tenth, and eleventh grades

March 13, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. PST
Admission decision notification for seventh grade

Non-Discrimination Policy
Harvard-Westlake School is committed to building and sustaining a community that is free from discrimination of any kind. Harvard-Westlake does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin in its admission process or in the administration of any school program or policy.