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Admissions Process

Our Admissions Process

Most students begin at Yeshivat Yavneh in our Early Childhood Division.

We welcome applications for all grades from our Early Childhood Division through 8th grade.  We are excited to speak to you and appreciate your interest in our school and community, however acceptance is subject to availability approval by the admissions committee.

Admissions Application Timeline

August 1, 2021

Open House Form Available (Prospective Families)

October 25, 2021

Application launch for current families – siblings
Email sent out to current families with application link

November 9, 2021

Application Available (Applying Families)
Open House

December 16, 2021

Open House

December 17, 2021

Current Yeshivat Yavneh Sibling Applicants Deadline

January 14, 2022

New Family Application Deadline

January 19, 2022

Paperwork Deadline
You are welcome to continue checking your online application portal to see the progress of your paperwork as items are processed by our office

February 15, 2022

Decision letters sent to all applicant families

March 1, 2022

Responses to decision letters from all applicant families due by noon

March 8, 2022

Registration Opens for Accepted Students

April 4, 2022

Registration Opens for Waitlisted Students

April 5, 2022

Early Registration Fee Increases

May 16, 2022

Financial Aid Application Due


Step 1: Inquiry Form

In order to access our application you must fill out an inquiry form first. Once you fill out an inquiry form you will be reached out to by our Admissions Team for further information regarding our Open Houses and instructions for our Online Application. If you have any questions or problems please contact our Admissions Office, [email protected].

Tours and admissions meetings cannot be scheduled without a completed an inquiry form. There is no application fee, so do not hesitate to fill it out!

Step 2: The Open House; What to Expect

Our Open House is meant for you to see our classrooms and teachers in action, as well as have the opportunity to meet with our Administration, and listen to a panel about our school and community. You do not need to bring your children to the Open House we will have an opportunity to meet with them after you officially apply.

Step 3: Apply Online

Our Admissions Team will reach out to you with a link to submit an application. Please submit your application early to secure an interview appointment.   The application due date is December 17, 2021 for current Yeshivat Yavneh families and January 14, 2022 for New Family applications.

Step 4: Schedule an Interview

After you have submitted your application, you will receive an email inviting you to select a date and time for your family interview. These 30 min to 45 min interviews include the applicant as well as parent(s)/guardian(s).

Step 5: Evaluation and Testing 

In the email scheduling our family interview, we will also reach out with instructions how to schedule an evaluation and testing for each student.

Applying to Early Childhood

Play Dates: Early Childhood applicants also participate in an hour long playdates. They will be socializing with other students, listening and responding to a story and a song, and participating in choice play time. Mini-days take place on specific days from October through January. Included in the email about interview scheduling, you will also receive instructions on how to schedule a playdate. 

Applying to Grades 1-8

Testing takes place on the Yeshivat Yavneh campus. Included in the email about interview scheduling, you will also receive instructions on how to schedule elementary testing. 

Step 6: Transcript/Report Card (Grades 1-8)

Please send a signed Transcript Release Form to the school or schools from which you will be requesting an “official” transcript. Alternatively, you can attach your transcript to your application.

Step 7: Financial Aid Application 

For families applying for financial aid, more information can be found on our Tuition + Financial Aid section. You may also contact Nachum Joel, Chief Operating Officer at [email protected]

If you have just found out you are moving to Los Angeles or if you have any questions concerning the 2022-2023 school year, please feel free to contact the Admissions Team at [email protected] for more information.