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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

Schedule a Virtual Campus Tour and Family Conversation

Families who submit an inquiry form and/or application will receive a personal invitation to schedule a guided virtual tour of the campus. During this time, 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.

Step 3


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

  • 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.

Step 4

Complete the Admission Checklist by Monday, February 1, 2021

Step 5

Plan for Your Child’s Virtual Evaluation

The virtual evaluation process gives the admission committee an opportunity to get to know each applicant as both a learner and an individual. Applicants will be asked to submit a home evaluation video.

Step 6

Receive a Decision from LJCDS

Families who complete the application process by Monday, February 1, 2021, will receive an email notification with the admission decision and financial assistance decision (if applicable) on Friday, March 12, 2021.

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