Admission Process

Applications Open for Fall 2021

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Application Process

Our application process allows your family and the school to ensure our program is a good fit for your student. In addition to the application forms and questions, families visit Explorer West to experience a morning in our community.

Application Steps & Requirements


Explorer West does not require an entrance exam, including the ISEE or SSAT, for admission. We prefer to get to know your student through our application process.

Important Admission Dates

Thursday, January 7, 2021 Virtual Tour, 10:00 AM
Tuesday, January 11, 2021 Community Coffee, 10:30 AM
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 Virtual Tour, 3:30 PM
Thursday, January 14, 2021 Standard Application Deadline: 4:00 pm - applications received after the deadline are considered on an individual basis.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 Community Coffee, 10:00 AM
Friday, January 31, 2021Sibling Early Enrollment Contracts and Deposits Due
Thursday, February 4, 2021Financial Aid Application Deadline. Applications received after this deadline will be considered pending availability.
Friday, March 19, 2021Admissions and Financial Aid Award Notifications released for standard applicants.
Friday, March 26, 2021New Family Response Due: Contracts and Deposits due by 4:00 pm