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Thank you for your interest in Brentwood School.

We look forward to getting to know your family over the course of the admissions season. Please follow the steps below to complete our application process.

Brentwood School Application Process

To download a printable checklist, click here.


Please submit the Inquiry Form. Once our Admissions Office has received your inquiry, we will send you our admissions packet, which includes the Brentwood School viewbook and application-related materials.


We host Student Visit Days and Parent/Guardian Open Houses during the fall. We encourage prospective students to attend a Visit Day and prospective parents/guardians to attend an Open House. Advance registration is required as space is limited.

RSVP for Your Visit


Complete the 2020-21 Online Application. You may also return to the application portal to review the status of your application.

To begin our online application, please click on the link above and select the blue “Create Account” link to create a username and password. After entering your basic information, select the “Create Account” button.

Our system may recognize you by your email address. If the system recognizes your email address, your email address will be highlighted in red after you press “Submit.” If this occurs, select the "Forgot Login?" button. You will then be prompted to enter your email address to receive an automatic reply containing your username and password. Once you receive your username and password, you will have access to complete the online application.

Please complete the Parent/Guardian Section and have your child complete the Student Section of the online application. We will consider your application complete once you have submitted the application fee. You will have the option of paying by credit card, electronic check, or selecting the fee waiver option for families applying for financial assistance. Our application deadline is Monday, January 6, 2020.

Interview and Tour

After our Admissions Office processes your online application and the application fee, we will contact you via email to schedule your interview and tour. The interview and tour are for parent(s)/guardian(s) and student(s) and take place during school hours.

Submit Your Required Forms

Distribute the following transcript request and recommendation forms to your child’s current school via our admissions portal. Note: Forms may also be downloaded and returned by email ( Please ensure that all required forms are submitted by January 17, 2020.

  1. Transcript Request Form
  2. Administrative Recommendation Form
  3. English Teacher Recommendation Form
  4. Math Teacher Recommendation Form

Take the ISEE Test

Register for the ISEE. We require each applicant to take the Independent School Entrance Exam. Brentwood School does not encourage multiple testing. Even if the applicant has taken the ISEE more than once, we will only accept one score report for each applicant. We ask that applicants take the ISEE no later than Saturday, January 11, 2020. Please release your child’s ISEE score report to Brentwood School no later than Friday, January 17, 2020.

Our school code is 051555.

Apply for Financial Assistance

We are committed to making our exceptional education accessible to the most talented students. If you are interested in applying for Financial Assistance, please visit the Affording Brentwood School web page.

Important Dates

EC Admissions: 2020 Application Deadline
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EC Admissions: Community and Conversation
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9th-12th Grade Admissions 2020 Notification
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Application Deadline

Our application deadline for the 2020-2021 school year is Monday, January 6, 2020.

Decision Notification

We will release decisions to families of students applying to Grades 6 through 8 at 5:00 p.m. (PST) on March 13, 2020. Families of Middle School applicants will have until March 23, 2020 to enroll in the grade to which they have been accepted.


We ask parents/guardians to please provide a reliable email address that is checked frequently, as email has proven to be a quick and efficient way to answer your questions and to send confirmations and reminder notices throughout the admissions process. Should your email change, please be sure to inform us so that we may update your file.

Our Admissions Team

For general inquiries, please contact or (310) 889-2657.

Lauren Windom

Lauren Windom

Class of 2001
Director of Admissions, East Campus
Alexis Iglesias

Alexis Iglesias

Associate Director of Admissions, East Campus
Stephanie Fernandez

Stephanie Fernandez

Assistant Director of Admissions, East Campus
Missy Polson

Missy Polson

Class of 1990
Assistant Director of Admissions, East Campus
Melissa Gruenthal

Melissa Gruenthal

Class of 2010
Admissions Database Coordinator
Heven Ambaye

Heven Ambaye

Class of 2012
Administrative Assistant, East Campus Admissions