Middle and Upper School Admissions Process

Middle school will include grades 6-8th; Upper School will include grades 9-12th. Geffen Academy is accepting applications for grades 6th-10th for 2018-2019.

Below are the steps to submit a complete portfolio to Geffen Academy for admissions consideration. Applications for the 2018-19 school year are currently being reviewed.

Step 1: Submit an Online Inquiry Form to receive an Invitation to Apply online.

Step 2: Complete and submit application, along with previous years testing and grades, to receive an invitation for an in-office interview. Interviews are first come, first served, and space is limited. Priority application deadline for a guaranteed interview is November 17, 2017.

Step 3: Final application deadline is January 8, 2018.

Step 4: Submit the results of standardized testing by January 26, 2018.*

Step 5: Submit letters of recommendations and any final school records by January 26, 2018.

Step 6: Apply for Tuition Assistance, if applicable, beginning November 1. Deadline to apply is January 31, 2018.

Step 7: Receive notification of Admission Decision:
– March 9, 2018 – High School, grades 9 and 10
– March 16, 2018 – Middle School, grades 6, 7 and 8

Step 8: Enrollment response and contract due:
– March 19, 2018 – High School
– March 26, 2018 – Middle School

*Geffen Academy at UCLA is a test-variable school and works to promote fair, open and educationally beneficial evaluation of students in the admissions process. If you have previously taken or plan to take standardized testing, we will consider the results of any test that measures students’ aptitude and achievement in reading comprehension, language, math and writing assessments.

Late Applications: Geffen Academy at UCLA will consider later applications from faculty and staff being recruited to the UCLA community due to the high education hiring cycle and timeline. We will work with families on a case-by-case basis to ensure the student’s candidacy is thoroughly vetted in accordance with our general guidelines for admissions.

The Application for 2019-20 will be Available in late August, 2018

If you are interested in 2019 Admissions, please submit an Online Inquiry Form, and you will be informed about future events and the 2019-20 Application process.

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