Apply to Renaissance School

Click here for the online version of the 2019-2020 Viewbook
 Thank you for your interest in Renaissance School. Please note that applications are only accepted for grades 5 - 10 for this school only. 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
  • All applicants with a diagnosed learning difference applying to Renaissance School must submit full educational testing and an IEP to the Admission Office as part of the application process. Applicants 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
Please submit any necessary documents using the following methods:
Renaissance School Admission Office
One Rolling Hills Prep Way
San Pedro, CA 90732

Shannon Kitani, Assistant Director of Admission
*Please send files in PDF format 

Admission Deadline Information

January 10th, 2020 is our Priority Application Deadline.

  • 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 9-10)
  • March 13th Middle School notifications sent at 5:00 p.m. (Grades 5-8)

These dates are for applicants who met 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.


Financial Aid

Click here for the Financial Aid Application


Non-Discrimination Policy

Renaissance School 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.