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Upper School

Applying to the Upper School (Grades 9-12)

As a college preparatory institution, La Jolla Country Day School (LJCDS) strives for academic excellence. It is our goal to provide students with the necessary skills and resources to excel academically and personally at the college level and beyond. Our rigorous academic community is dedicated to fostering critical, creative and socially conscious thinkers.

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.

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