Admissions Process

  1. Arrange a tour of IHDS with the school principal. Contact or call (949) 478-6818.
  2. Fill out the application <here> and submit a $100 non-refundable application/assessment fee for each student.
  3. If you are applying for financial aid, submit FAST Financial Aid forms by March 1st to be considered for financial aid.
  4. Schedule a shadow day for students in 1st grade and up. In addition to the shadow day, a student assessment will be conducted so we can properly evaluate the fit between your child and our program.  For kindergarten students, a one-on-one student-teacher visit will be arranged.
  5. When our academic team determines that IHDS is a good fit for your child and is ready for enrollment, your application will be forwarded to the finance committee.
  6. Notification of acceptance status, tuition contracts, and financial aid packages will be sent by March 30th.
  7. Complete “Intent to Enroll” form by April 15th to secure your spot in the 2018-2019 class. The materials fee of $500 is due at this time.
  8. Once your signed contract and deposit have been received, you will be provided with pre-enrollment forms. Submit medical forms, birth certificate and non-refundable first tuition payment by July 1st.