Steps to Apply

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List of 1 frequently asked questions.

  • Q: Can I submit an application for the 2018 - 2019 school year?

    Yes.  We do consider applicants beyond the annual deadline date but only in grades where admission openings exist.  Current Openings in Grades: 9, 10 & 11. 

    Here are the steps you should follow to find Your V FACTOR:

    STEP ONE: SUBMIT AN INQUIRY. Fill out our online form.

    1. Complete Vistamar’s online application
      • Please note, applications for Moderated Tuition closed with our priority deadline on January 31, 2018. 
    2. Submit recommendation forms and transcript request forms to your current school  All forms are available to download on the right hand column. 
      • To monitor the status of your application, please review the checklist within your myVistamar portal.
    Once we receive all supplemental forms, we will move your fille to the Admissions Committee and deliver a decision within one week.

    * There is a one-time application fee of $125. If this is a hardship for you and your family, please request a fee waiver within the application.

    The Independent School Entrance Exam 
    (ISEE) . Vistamar requires that each 8th and 9th grade applicant take the ISEE and that all scores taken within a given year be reported to Vistamar.  Please make sure your scores are sent to Vistamar School by entering the school code 054327 in the “Report to Schools” section of the registration form.

    If you have additional questions about the ISEE, you may call ISEE directly at 1-800-446-0320 or email at

    Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) . Vistamar requires that each 10th and 11th grade applicant who has taken the PSAT within a given year report their scores to Vistamar. Please contact the College Board for any additional questions. 

     After your online application has been submitted, you will be directed to to set up an interview with a member of the Vistamar Admissions Committee or Community. You and your parent(s) or guardian(s) will be interviewed separately, and you can plan on spending no more than one hour at Vistamar.

    We are happy to give you and your family a campus tour while you are on our campus for your interview. Please add that request in the "notes" portion of the interview appointment.

    Once we receive all supplemental forms, we will move your fille to the Admissions Committee and deliver a decision within one week.

    Admissions decisions will be released electronically and by mail at 
    5:00 PM on a Friday. If you decide to accept your offer of admission at Vistamar, contracts are due within one week.

Vistamar School is a private independent high school in the South Bay region of Los Angeles
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