Welcome, and thank you for your interest in Ventana School

To see the school in action, please call the school office at 650-948-2121 to register for a small group tour during the school day. Elementary tours are Tuesday mornings and Preschool tours are Thursday mornings. Tours usually last an hour and are adults only (babies in carriers welcome).

Admissions Process

Here are a few things to note before you start your application process:


  • To begin the application process, please sign up for a tour by calling 650-948-2121 or emailing office@ventanaschool.org

Open Houses:

  • We have an Open House on November 2 and January 11 from 10 AM to 12 noon where the whole family is invited to come on campus. You are welcome at any time between 10 AM and 12 PM and do not have to RSVP or register for the event. The Open House is an opportunity to explore the campus, meet teachers, talk to current students, parents and alumni.


  • Preschool families may apply online or turn in a paper application which will be provided at the tour. Enrollment decisions will be sent to preschool families starting in early February

  • Elementary applications available online - click the “Apply Online” button above.

  • All application fees are non-refundable.

Additional School Age/Elementary Application Events

  • After the application has been submitted, prospective kindergarten students will be invited to join a Kindergarten Playgroup

  • Prospective 1st through 5th graders will be invited to a school Shadow Day

Ventana accepts year round applications.  When spaces become available, we draw from our applicant wait pool.  

Ventana School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious affiliation, gender, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies or admission procedures.  We are dedicated to establishing a diverse community of learners. 


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Applications currently being accepted for the 2019-20 school year.

Rolling Admissions: Limited space available for the 2019-20 School Year

If you have questions not addressed on our website, please call our School Office, at 650-948-2121 or enter your inquiry below. You can also email us directly at office@ventanaschool.org.

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