Admissions Process

Tours are currently postponed due to COVID-19

Thank you for your interest in Los Encinos School! For the safety of all involved, we have transitioned the school to At-Home Learning and have postponed all tours of the school. We have posted a ‘virtual tour’ here. If you are interested in applying for the 2020-2021 school year, please follow these instructions to apply.

If you are interested in the 2021-2022 school year or beyond, and would like more information, please complete the Admissions Inquiry Form below, and someone will contact you. If you have any questions, feel free to email Thank you and stay safe.


We seek to make the admissions process at Los Encinos School easy and accessible. We are happy to answer your questions, and invite you to begin the information gathering process by attending one of our weekly admissions tours. We believe that the best way for you to learn about our school is to visit and to observe the magic of students and teachers in action.

Each small-group school tour is led by Ilene Reinfeld, Head of School, and provides a time for you to ask questions you might have about the Los Encinos experience. To reserve your space at one of our school tours and begin the process, please select a date to visit on this page or contact Jill Lasker at (818) 990-1006 ext. 1103.

For any questions regarding admissions, email the team:

Admissions Forms

Online Application Form

Click to launch the instructions and online application form. Any questions, please call us (818) 990-1006, or email

Affording Los Encinos School

We understand that for many families the cost of an independent school education may be more than what their family budget can accommodate.  The Los Encinos School Tuition Assistance Program strives to make sure that if a child and family are a good match for the school, then finances should not prevent that child from attending. 

As a school that values diversity, equity, and inclusion, Los Encinos uses the tuition assistance program to ensure that we are a socio-economically diverse community.  In fact, 30% of our students receive tuition assistance.  You also may be surprised to learn that the average family income of a tuition assistance recipient is $190,000.   

In addition to need-based grants, Los Encinos School offers several payment plan options that allow a family to spread tuition out over the year.  Tuition Assistance awards are confidential and are determined by the Tuition Assistance Committee.  Applying for assistance does not guarantee an award as decisions are based on need, availability of funds, and the number of qualified applicants. 

Tuition Assistance

FAST stands for “Financial Aid for School Tuition.”  Please follow the instructions in the User Guide below and click the FAST logo to begin the online application process.  If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call.