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Middle School

Applying to the Middle School (Grades 5-8)

Middle School is a time of transitions where students begin to discover themselves and their potential to change the world. La Jolla Country Day School (LJCDS) is a school that will challenge your child in a nurturing environment to develop independence of thought, habit and mind.

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

The virtual tour and family conversation are required components of the LJCDS application process. We look forward to learning more about your family and answering any questions you may have. The tour will also give your family an opportunity to virtually explore our campus and learn more about the LJCDS community. Please note, for students applying to Grades 5 through 11, we ask that applicants accompany their parents/guardians for the virtual tour and conversation.

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

Complete the Financial Assistance Application (if applicable)

For more information, please visit the financial assistance webpage. Financial assistance applications will be available as of Friday, October 2, 2020, and must be completed and submitted by Monday, February 1, 2021.

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.

La Jolla Country Day School

9490 Genesee Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037

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