Admissions: Important Dates

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Open House

Open House will be held at Barnum Hall at Santa Monica High School for the 2024-2025 school year.

We highly recommend that parents or legal guardians attend the Open House so they may learn about our school philosophy, course offerings, and student and family expectations. All prospective families are welcome!

 


Open House Date & Time

Saturday, January 27, 2024 | 11:00 am and 11:40 am
Barnum Hall (Santa Monica High School)

If you were unable to attend this year's Open House, you may view it by clicking here.

*Please be aware that we recommend students attending New West be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

 


Application & Application Deadline

Click here to access the 2024-25 Admissions Application. The application requires a password which was given to prospective families at the Open House on January 27. If you were unable to attend this year's Open House, you may view it by clicking here.

All applications must be submitted by the application deadline: Friday, February 16 by 4:00 pm

*Please be aware that we recommend students attending New West be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

 


Waitlist

For those families who did not attend the Open House and/or did not turn in an application by the deadline, you will have to submit a Waitlist application. Click HERE to get on our waitlist.

*Please be aware that we recommend students attending New West be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

 


Verification Period

February 20–22, 2024

Due to current health safety concerns, we are canceling on-campus verification and requesting email verification instead. If you are interested in updating any of your info , please email admissions@newwestcharter.org. Lottery numbers will be sent on February 23 by 5:00 pm to all families who applied by the application deadline.

 


Virtual Admission Lottery

Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at 5:00 pm
This year's lottery will be held online. The link for the lottery will be available the week of the lottery.

If the number of applications exceeds the available spaces, a public lottery determines admission and/or waitlist status. The lottery will take place virtually and all applicants are able to watch the lottery live on our website, though it’s not required for admission. Lottery numbers will be posted to our website the following day.

 


Notification of Admission Status

Mrs. Hill will follow up with admitted families in March via email.

 


Enrollment Deadline (New Students)

TBD Admitted students must return the completed enrollment packet and its required documents to the school office. If the enrollment forms are not returned by the deadline, admission for that student is forfeited and an admission notice is mailed to the next student on the waitlist.

 


Admitted Students Tours (Accepted Students Only)

Tours will take place TBD. Families who have been admitted will receive more information via email.

 


Students Admitted from Waitlist

Students on the waitlist are notified by phone if a space becomes available starting in early Spring. If the enrollment packet and required documents are not returned by the deadline noted on the admissions email, admission for that student is forfeited and an admission letter and enrollment pack is sent to the next student on the waitlist.