Admissions

Admissions Events


Vistamar is still accepting applications for the 2021-2022 school year. Students applying during our Rolling Admissions phase are considered on a case-by-case basis. To receive updates about other events and helpful information, please submit an inquiry to join our distribution list, or reach out to admissions@vistamarschool.org to schedule a call. 

This admissions season, we had a robust series of virtual events to help families and students learn more about our school community. Please look through the "Past Virtual Events" section below to review recordings of some of our virtual offerings. There, you can find topic specific sessions on admissions, athletics, visual & performing arts, and mathematics. 

We look forward to getting to know your family better.
The Admissions Office will be holding a limited number of individual family tours this Spring. If you would like to schedule a tour for your family, please contact the Admissions Office: admissions@vistamarschool.org
 

Virtual Information Sessions & Events


Spring Information Session
If you are a student looking to learn more about Vistamar's innovative academic programming, vast extracurricular offerings, and intimate learning atmosphere, this information session is for you! Two hour-long information sessions will be held on Wednesday, May 26, from 10:00 am - 11:00 am and Thursday, May 27, from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Here, you'll have an opportunity to hear from our Head of School, the Admissions Office, and current students. To register for one of these events, click here.

Past Admissions Events

Soulful Celebration
Soulful Celebration is an event that was conceived and created by Black parents to celebrate Black history and culture, and has become a beloved annual event for the whole Vistamar community. This year students curated the show to explore the key figures and cultural movements of The Harlem Renaissance and The Golden Age.

All Things Admissions Information Session

This event focused on the nuts and bolts of each of the 5 components of the application process. Families had the opportunity to hear from the Director of Admissions and the Admissions Team. 

Computer Science & Robotics Information Session
This 60 minute session took a deep dive into the Computer Science and Robotics programs at Vistamar. Families heard from Computer Science faculty as well as Student Ambassadors.

Public & Parochial School Night
Families from public and parochial schools had the opportunity to learn more about making the transition to an independent school!

Athletics at Vistamar
Students and families had the opportunity to hear from the Athletics Department and student athletes to learn more about sports at Vistamar.


Virtual Coffee with Vistamar

This session is a big picture look at who we are as a school and an introduction to our unique programming. The Admissions Office shared information about the school schedule, performing arts & athletics, financial aid, and more. 

VistaMath & Humanities Information Session
In this 60 minute session families had an opportunity to hear from Department chairs, VistaMath and Humanities Faculty, and the Head of School. 

A Conversation w/ Vistamar Parents: Part 1 & Part 2
Families had an opportunity to have their questions answered by Vistamar parents and hear about the important partnership between parents, teachers, and administrators at our school. 

"All Things Admissions" Information Session
This 60-minute event focused on the nuts and bolts of each of the 5 components of the application process. Families had the opportunity to hear from the Director of Admissions and the Admissions Team.

Student Life and College Planning Informational

Families had an opportunity to hear from our Director of Life Planning, Dean of Students, Director of Community Life, and Assistant Head of School.

Visual and Performing Arts Informational
This 60 minute event featured the Visual & Performing Arts at Vistamar. 

An Introduction to Vistamar
During our 7th grade informational session attendees had an opportunity to hear from our Head of School, Admissions Office, and current students.

Open House

This year, our Open Houses were held virtually. These events provided prospective students and parents the opportunity to learn more about Vistamar’s curriculum, faculty, administration, student life, college acceptances, athletics, extracurricular activities, and more. If you weren't able to attend in person, check out the links below for the full program:


Breakout Sessions



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