admissions policy

Admissions Policy

Cliff Valley School seeks students of average to high ability who can contribute to and benefit from our educational program. All students applying to the school are screened to assess their readiness for the program. Students are selected for admission on the basis of multiple factors, including academic potential, developmental maturity, school achievement, social interactions, and family commitment and enrollment status at time of application.

In all cases, the school retains the right to determine, at its sole discretion, whether or not to select a student for admission or to re-enroll a student. The admissions committee makes recommendations to the head of school, who has ultimate authority and sole discretion in the decision whether or not to admit or re-enroll a student. When there are more qualified candidates than openings available, the school establishes an unranked waiting list. If any openings occur, the admissions committee decides which candidate(s) to offer a position based on the overall profile of the class and the match between the needs and qualifications of the student and the needs of the school.

Cliff Valley School is committed to having a diverse student population. It is the policy of the school not to discriminate in violation of the law on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, ancestry, or disability which is unrelated to the ability to enjoy the benefits of the school's programs, facilities, or services. All persons are encouraged to apply.