Apply to Rolling Hills Prep

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Applications are still being accepted! Read below for more information about rolling admissions.
Thank you for your interest in Rolling Hills Prep. We look forward to working with you and getting to know your family. In making our admission decisions, we consider the following and require:
  • A completed application and application fee ($125)
  • A student's official transcript and current grade reports
  • Recommendations from a current English teacher, math teacher, and administrator
    • These recommendations must be submitted directly by the school and teachers
    • Click here for the English teacher recommendation form
    • Click here for the math teacher recommendation form
    • Click here for the administrative recommendation form
  • Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) required of all applicants, our school code is 054151
  • Parent/guardian and student interviews
Please submit any necessary documents using the following method:
Shannon Kitani, Assistant Director of Admission
*Please send files in PDF format

Admission Deadline Information

January 10th, 2020 was our Priority Application Deadline for the 2020-2021 school year, but rolling applications are still being accepted.

  • An online application must be filed by this date to receive an admission decision in March.
  • Please note that all supporting documents (transcripts, testing, and recommendations must be received no later than January 17th, 2020.

Applications received after January 10th will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Financial Aid may not be available as priority is given to current families and applications received by the priority deadline.


Notification timeline:

  • March 6th Upper School notifications sent at 5:00 p.m. (Grades 9-11)
  • March 13th Middle School notifications sent at 5:00 p.m. (Grades 6-8)

These dates are for applicants who meet the January 10th Priority Application Deadline.

All decisions will be sent by email. 


Financial Aid Deadline

For families applying for financial assistance, the Parent’s Financial Statement (PFS) and all tax documents needed to be completed and/or uploaded by January 17th to receive notification by March.


Academic Center for Excellence (ACE)

For students who will need classroom or testing accommodations, families must submit full psychological educational testing and IEP or 504 plan reporting to the Admission Office as a part of the application process. Families must also submit a "Release of Information" form that allows our school to call and speak with educational therapists or other identified specialists that have worked with the student so we can best determine if we are able to meet their accommodations.
Click here to access the "Release of Information" form.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Rolling Hills Prep does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, ethnic or national origin, religion, disability, gender, or sexual orientation in the administration of its admission and educational policies, financial aid program, or athletic and other school-administered programs.

Consortium of Secondary School Admission Directors

Rolling Hills Prep is a member of the Consortium of Secondary School Admission Directors (CSSAD), and therefore subscribe to the following letter, written by Los Angeles School Heads (LASH):
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Admission Forms

Contact The Admission Staff

Carol I. Bernstein
Associate Head of School for Enrollment
(310) 791-1101 ext. 148
Shannon Kitani
Assistant Director of Admission
(310) 791-1101 ext. 162
Lisa Bonnici
International Program Coordinator
(310) 791-1101 ext. 133