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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 ECC/Lower School Information Session
Attend one of our monthly online information sessions to get an overview of our programs. Please visit our Informational Events page to register. 

In-person Campus Tour (Adults Only)
Visit our Informational Events page to register for an upcoming campus tour.

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 SchoolAdmin account.

Step 5

Complete the Admission Checklist by Thursday, February 1, 2024

Step 6

Plan for Your Child’s Visit Day

Visit days will take place in January 2024.  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 Thursday, February 1, 2024, will receive an email notification with the admission decision on Friday, March 8, 2024.

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