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Gillispie School / Admission

Welcome to Gillispie Admission

Thank You for Your Interest in Gillispie School

We’re thrilled that you are considering a Gillispie education for your little one! The decisions you are making now will be so very impactful to the foundations built as your child journeys into adulthood. To that end, our goal is to make the application process as easy and friendly as possible so you can get to know Gillispie School and see if it is the right fit for your family.

Whether you are interested in our innovative early childhood programs or our elementary programs designed to guide our students’ academic, creative, and social growth, we invite you to schedule a campus tour to see what sets a Gillispie education apart.

Please Note: The application deadline for the 2021-2022 academic year has passed. We accept late applications on a space available basis. To submit a late application, please click hereFor more information, complete our inquiry form or call (858) 459-3773.

Key Admissions Dates

Our Admissions Key Dates for the 2021-22 School Year and a Link to our Step-By-Step Admissions Process

Admission Season Begins

October 1, 2021

Priority Application Deadline

February 1, 2022

Admissions Decisions Sent

March 11, 2022

Family Enrollment Decisions Due

March 23, 2022

Why Choose Gillispie?

The educational decisions you are making now are critical to the foundations built as your
child journeys into adulthood. But with so many options out there, the choice about the best early childhood and elementary education for your child is often a tough one. Generally, parents choose Gillispie because they want their children to:

Develop a deep love of learning

Think deeply and creatively

Become thoughtful citizens of the world

Practice kindness and empathy

Open themselves to diverse ideas and cultures

Thrive in top-ranked area high schools

Gillispie Community Blog

Read our blog posts to learn more about what goes on in our classrooms on a day-to-day basis.

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