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Admissions Process

Preschool train

Thank you for your interest in La Scuola International School. The admissions process for San Francisco and Silicon Valley private schools can be overwhelming. We will guide you from how to apply for preschool through middle school.

We still have a few spaces open for the 2023 - 2024 school year, depending on the grade level and campus location. If you're looking for a spot in the current school year, please reach out directly to our Admissions team at

We are excited to guide you through our admissions process for the 2024-2025  school year.

All applications begin by creating an account in the Ravenna Hub portal, our online application site that helps you track your application progress, register for events, submit your application, and view admission decisions.  For all PreK - Grade 8 inquiries, email our Admissions team at

Admissions Timeline

Key Dates What's Happening

September 1, 2023

Admissions season starts: Event registration begins and application access opens
September-December 2023 Admissions events: Open Houses, Campus Tours, Parent Education Series, and more 
December 1, 2023 Staff and sibling applications due
January 15, 2024

All applications due

For Silicon Valley, we will accept applications on a rolling basis

February 1, 2024 Sliding Scale Tuition applications due
January-February 2024 Applicant playdates for Preschool and Kindergarten
January-February 2024 Applicant shadow days for Middle School
January-March 2024 Parent/guardian interviews
March 2024 Enrollment decision letters sent to families
Please note, during the school year there may be slight adjustments to the schedule listed above. Changes will be reflected here as soon as possible. 
Preschool student art
Elementary learning
Mission MS art class

Admissions Process by Grade Level

Two girls in SV nook
Classroom of 2-3 year old students

Students are not required to speak Italian to enroll in preschool, Kindergarten, Grade 1 and Grade 6. Students applying to Grades 2 to 5 as well as Grades 7 and 8 are evaluated on a case by case basis during the admissions process. For Grades 6-8, both Italian and Spanish classes are differentiated according to proficiency - beginner/intermediate or advanced. Please find below the admissions process by age/grade outlined below.