Apply to Chadwick
Chadwick School’s application period begins one year in advance of a child’s anticipated entry.

STEP ONE: Submit the online application

  • $125 for Grades K-4 (includes testing or evaluation fee)
  • $125 for Grades 5-12 (testing fee additional, payable to the ERB for the ISEE)
  • $250 for international applications (non-U.S. passport holders) for all grades
I-20s will be requested for international students who are accepted and officially enrolled in the school.

STEP TWO: Schedule Parent Interview
  • Choose a date and time on the online application site for your parent interview
Parents will be contacted by the Admissions Office to confirm the parent interview after the parent interview has been scheduled.  
Middle School and Upper School Parents (Grades 7 - 9): When scheduling your parent interview, please consider choosing a time your child would like to visit.

STEP THREE: Complete all grade appropriate support documentation
  • All support documentation must be processed through the online application site.
   As you complete your checklist, the system will log the supporting documentation received.


Additional Application Process Information
The process differs slightly at each grade level but parents of applicants are required to participate in a parent interview.
Kindergarten
Kindergarten candidates must be five years of age by Sept. 1 of the year of their projected enrollment. Once the application is submitted and processed, the Admission office will set up your child's Saturday visit, which will include individual testing and group play time in our kindergarten facilities.

Parents will be contacted after they have scheduled their parent interview to coordinate their child's Saturday visit in January or February 2020.

Grades 1 - 4

All children submitting applications for Grades 1 through 4 are automatically scheduled to attend a Saturday morning testing session and group playtime. Please reserve Saturday, February 8, 2020 for your child's testing. Tests are administered on the Chadwick campus, and the costs for test administration and evaluation are included in the application fee.

Parents will be contacted after they have scheduled their parent interview to coordinate their child's classroom visit.

Grades 5 & 6

All 5th and 6th applicants are required to take the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE). Your student may take the examination at the ISEE site of your choice, but it must be taken by the January 25, 2020 test date. The ISEE will be administered at Chadwick School on  Saturday, November 16, 2019 and Saturday, January 11, 2020. This exam is a function of the Educational Records Bureau (ERB), an independent agency that provides admission testing, both nationally and internationally, for students who are applying to independent schools.

In addition to taking the ISEE, 5th and 6th grade applicants will be scheduled for weekday group visits.

Parents will be contacted after they have scheduled their parent interview to coordinate their child's group visit in January or February 2019.

Grades 7 & 8

All 7th and 8th applicants are required to take the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE). Your student may take the examination at the ISEE site of your choice, but it must be taken by the January 25, 2020 test date. The ISEE will be administered at Chadwick School on Saturday, November 16, 2019 and Saturday, January 11, 2020. This exam is a function of the Educational Records Bureau (ERB), an independent agency that provides admission testing, both nationally and internationally, for students who are applying to independent schools.

In addition to taking the ISEE, applicants will be required to participate in an interview and may attend an optional visit day.

Parents will be contacted after they have scheduled their parent interview to coordinate their student's required interview and optional campus visit.

Grade 9

All 9th applicants are required to take the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE). Your student may take the examination at the ISEE site of your choice, but it must be taken by the January 25, 2020 test date. The ISEE will be administered at Chadwick School on Saturday, November 16, 2019 and Saturday, January 11, 2020. This exam is a function of the Educational Records Bureau (ERB), an independent agency that provides admission testing, both nationally and internationally, for students who are applying to independent schools.

In addition to taking the ISEE, applicants will be required to participate in an interview and may attend an optional visit day.

Parents will be contacted after they have scheduled their parent interview to coordinate their student's required interview and optional campus visit.

Grades 10, 11 & 12

Under unusual circumstances, Chadwick will accept applications for Grades 10, 11 or 12. Please call (310) 377-1543 ext. 4025 for information.