Parker 7-22

Lower School Admissions



The Lower School application process varies by grade. Please be sure to follow the information for the specific grade that you are interested in for your child.

Age Requirement

Students applying to Junior Kindergarten must be 4-years-old by July 31, 2021 and students applying to Senior Kindergarten must be 5-years-old by July 31, 2021.  The July 31, 2021 age requirement holds true for applicants for Grades 1 through 5.

Preliminary Application
Complete and submit your child's application through Ravenna by clicking here. If you already have a Ravenna account, you may simply login to your account.
Once the application has been submitted, you will have access to the additional required forms. Please note that the application fee is non-refundable.
Parent/Guardian Interview

Schedule an interview through your Ravenna account. Your child’s entire file does not need to be complete before scheduling the interview.

Admissions Assessment
Schedule your child's admissions assessment:
  • For students applying to Junior KindergartenSenior Kindergarten and Grade 1 register for the admissions assessment through Ravenna.
  • For students applying to Grades 2 - 4, the registration process involves two steps:
    1. Select an assessment date through Ravenna.
    2. After scheduling a date, register for the test through Educational Records Bureau (ERB).
  • For students applying to Grade 5, register your child for the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) by clicking here. Your child may take the ISEE at any approved ISEE testing site. To release your score to us, please enter Parker's school code (052843) on the score recipient list. The ISEE needs to be taken by February 1, 2021.
File Completion

For priority consideration, submit the following documents through Ravenna by February 1, 2021:

  • Admissions Application Form
  • Teacher Recommendation(s) 
  • Parent Questionnaire

Please mail to the Lower School Admissions Office (4201 Randolph Street, San Diego, CA 92103) the following documents by February 1, 2021:

Request that the registrar at your child’s school mail your child’s transcript directly to Parker’s Admissions Office before February 1, 2021.


Parker is currently closed to the public. While we are actively planning to have current students return to on-campus learning this fall, we are uncertain if conditions will allow prospective families (for entry in fall 2021) to visit campus for admissions events. At this time, we plan to host online events, and we will update families of any changes here and via email.

Campus Parking Info

The Lower School campus is located in the Mission Hills neighborhood, and public street parking is available near the school entrance. Please help us respect our neighbors by not blocking driveways and fire lanes.


Theresa Tran

Associate Director of Lower School Admissions

619 / 516-8501

Chris Sanders

Director of Admissions

858 / 427-1715

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