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Early Childhood Center

Applying to the Early Childhood Center

Choosing La Jolla Country Day School's Early Childhood Center for your child is a positive step in their life. We welcome children who exhibit a willingness to learn and families who embrace our desire to nurture scholars, artists and athletes of character.

Step 1


Help us get to know your family and share what brings you to LJCDS by completing the inquiry form.

Step 2

Learn More About Our Campus (Optional)

Virtual Campus Tour and Information Session
Using our interactive map, a member of our team will share detailed information about our programs and facilities, as well as answer any questions you have about the LJCDS community.

In-person Campus Tour (Adults Only)
Due to COVID, all participants must provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test within 72 hours of the tour. Masks are required for all on-campus visits.

Step 3

Schedule a Family Interview (Adults only)

The interview is a conversation that will allow us to learn more about your family and for your family to learn more about La Jolla Country Day. 

Families who submit an inquiry form and/or application will receive a link to schedule a family interview. 

Step 4


Start the process of becoming a Torrey by completing the online application.

  • New users: Create a SchoolAdmin account and complete the application.
  • Returning users: Use your SchoolAdmin credentials to log in and complete the application.
Once the application has been submitted, an individualized checklist of the required application components will be generated in your SchooAdmin account.

Step 5

Complete the Admission Checklist by Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Step 6

Plan for Your Child’s Visit Day

Visit days will take place in January 2022.  After completing an application, families will be able to schedule their child's visit day through the SchoolAdmin portal.

Step 7

Receive a Decision from LJCDS

Families who complete the application process by Tuesday, February 1, 2022, will receive an email notification with the admission decision on Friday, March 11, 2022.

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