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. 15 or by email. Please note that all relevant information and links are available under our "Admissions" tab.

Children applying for kindergarten for the 2018-2019 school year must be 5 years old by September 1, 2018.  All applications are due January 26, 2018.  Please call the admissions office for more information. Click here for a PDF of a letter that will help you through the admission process.

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, if appropriate (See "Admissions Tours and Open Houses").
Step 2
Complete and submit the online application. You will be prompted to pay the $100 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.

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, 2018.

Step 4
Schedule an appointment with Integrated Learning Solutions (ILS) by visiting their website,, or by calling (626) 568-8558. To hear more information about the kindergarten readiness assessment, ILS has a Parent Information Evening on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at Chandler from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Please note that this event is for parents only.
Note: If you are a sibling family please use only 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 organized play outside and other school readiness activities inside the kindergarten classroom.  While you wait, you will have a chance to talk to current parents and to a school administrator.

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