Apply to Kindergarten

Please read each step before you begin the kindergarten application process. If you have any questions about the process, please contact the Director of Admissions, Kristin Haines, at (626) 798-8989 ext. 0015 or by email. Please note that all relevant information and links are available under our "Admissions" tab.

Children applying to kindergarten for the 2020-2021 school year must be 5 years old by September 1, 2020.  All applications are due January 24, 2020. Please call the admissions office for more information. 

Step 1
Make a reservation online to join a tour or attend an Open House. These events are designed for parents, however older school-aged children may attend. (See "Admissions Tours and Open Houses".)
Step 2
Complete and submit the online application. You will be prompted to pay the $125 application fee before you can successfully complete the application process. If you wish to pay with an alternative method or have any questions regarding the payment process, please call our office at (626) 798-8989 ext. 0015.

Step 3
Give the Kindergarten Recommendation Form and a stamped envelope addressed to High Point Academy to your child’s current preschool teacher. These forms are due February 1.

Step 4
Schedule an appointment with Integrated Learning Solutions (ILS) by visiting their website,, or by calling (626) 568-8558. Please click here for more information about the ILS screening process.
Note: If you are a sibling family please only use the special sibling link to register your child. Click here for the sibling registration link.

Step 5 
Schedule your child’s visit to High Point. The Admissions Office will contact you after the application is received, to schedule your child’s visit to one of our play date sessions. These visits will be held in January and February at 2:15 p.m. During these visits, your child, along with a small group of children, will participate in group activities that will allow us to get to know them. While you wait, you will have a chance to talk to current parents and will meet with our School administrator who will answer any questions you may have.
Step 6
Visit our "Required Forms" section for all supplemental documents that must be submitted to High Point Academy with your application.

Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy as to Students 
High Point Academy admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, or physical handicap to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, or sexual orientation in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, financial aid programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Begin the Kindergarten Application


Kindergarteners must be five years old by September 1 of their entering year.

Admissions Open Houses (9-11:30 am) on November 14 and January 16.

Click here for regularly scheduled Tours.

All kindergarten sibling applications are due October 31, 2019.

Kindergarten applications are due on January 24.

Supplemental application materials (all grades) are due by February 1.

Admission notifications (all grades) are sent on March 6.