Welcome ~ New Student Enrollment Checklist

We are now accepting applications for all new incoming students for the upcoming school year 2021-2022.  We are honored that you have chosen to apply to Junipero Serra High School.


Please follow the steps below and reach out if you have any questions.   Now let's get started! 


STEP 1:   Complete application - Click the link to start the ONLINE APPLICATION.


STEP 2:   Submit Transcripts: 

  • Transcripts: Official copy of school transcripts or unofficial to start the process.  You can instruct your current school to send a completed transcript to us via email or mail to JSHS.  Send transcripts to: admissions@la-serrahs.org
  • Freshmen Students: Incoming 9th grade students - Please submit 6th grade, 7th grade, & 1st semester of the 8th grade.
  • Transfer Students: Incoming 10th & 11th grade students - Please submit ALL high school transcripts
STEP 3:  Submit Evaluations:
  • Evaluations (2):  one from the English Teacher & one from the Math Teacher. In the application portal send the teachers an email to complete the evaluation through the portal.  The second option - you may email the evaluation form to your teacher. (see attachment below)
  • Send an email to dknowles@la-serrahs.org with "Student Interview" in the subject line.  We will send you available dates & times for a student interview during the week of this month.
  • Currently, all interviews are conducted through Zoom.
  • NOTE:  Before sending your request for a student interview, please submit unofficial transcripts & evaluations.
STEP 5:  Financial Aid (optional)
  • If you need financial assistance - apply by visiting: https://online.factsmgt.com/aid
  • To apply, you will need your 2019 tax returns.
  • If you have any questions about financial aid contact: Mrs. Tortola, Tuition Manager: 310-436-8304 / itortola@la-serrahs.org
NOTE:  Freshmen Students: NO HSPT exams will be given this year.
All accepted freshmen students will be required to attend the Summer Bridge Program as part of their acceptance into Junipero Serra High School.
Summer Bridge Dates: (Monday, June 21, 2021 - Friday, July 16, 2021)


The Serra Admissions Team is here to help you!  We are excited to be part of this next journey in your child's educational path into high school.  Please reach out at any time if you have any questions.  We are looking forward to your child becoming a Serra Cavalier!
Diane Knowles                                                                                Raquel Armenta
Director of Marketing & Admissions                                 Admissions Coordinator
dknowles@la-serrahs.org                                      rarementa@la-serrahs.org      
(310) 436-8315                                                      (310) 436-8313