Admissions Process Information

Thank you for your interest in Immaculate Heart! This is an exciting time for you and your daughter and we are here to help you through the process. If you should have any questions along the way, please feel free to contact us at any time.

IH Middle School -

IH High School -


MS Contact

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  • Photo of Gina Bonino Finer

    Gina Bonino Finer 

    Middle School Principal, Director of Admissions (IHMS)
    University of California, Davis - B.S.
    Grand Canyon University - M.A.
  • Photo of Daphne Caplis

    Daphne Caplis 

    Administrative Assistant
  • Photo of Michelle Gonzalez

    Michelle Gonzalez 

    Assistant Principal, Director of Academic Counseling
    California State Polytechnic University, Pomona - B.S.
    University of La Verne - M.A.

Middle School

Please attend our Open House for prospective students and their parents on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.

To apply, please complete the following steps:
  1. Submit the online Application for Admission and $75.00 application fee to Immaculate Heart Middle School no later than Wednesday, January 15, 2020.

  2. Send or email student’s personal essay & a school photo of your daughter to

  3. Take the entrance examination for grades 6, 7 & 8 on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. (By submitting an application and the $75.00 application fee, your daughter is automatically registered to take the exam.)

  4. Request your daughter's current school to send her complete transcript including previous standardized test scores and the student evaluation to Immaculate Heart by Monday, February 3, 2020.

Online Applications are now available! Click here to apply online now.


High School

Thank you for your interest in Immaculate Heart High School!

Applying to high school is an exciting time and we are here to help you through the process. If you should have any questions along the way, please feel free to contact us at any time via phone at 323-461-3651 x800 or send us an email at

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  • Pre-Admissions Events

    We invite you to attend our Pre-admission Events, Academic Playday, Open House and Shadow Days to learn more about the academic experience and student life opportunities offered at Immaculate Heart. For more information about these events, please check out the Visiting the School page.
  • Application

    Please submit a completed Ninth Grade Application Form and the $85.00 application fee by January 10, 2020.
  • Student Evaluation Forms

    Please give the Student Evaluation Forms to the Principal or Counselor, eighth grade English Teacher, and eighth grade Math Teacher at your current school. Please ask that these forms be completed and sent to Immaculate Heart by January 17, 2020.
  • Transcript Release Form

    Please give the Transcript Release Form to your current school's office to request that a copy of your sixth and seventh grade transcripts, your first quarter eighth grade report card and your standardized test scores be mailed to Immaculate Heart by January 17, 2020.
  • Entrance Exam (HSPT) & Merit Scholarship Exam

    Students must take the Entrance Exam (HSPT) at Immaculate Heart on Saturday, January 18, 2020 to be considered for merit scholarships and the Scholastic Achievement Certificate.

    • Merit scholarships, in the form of tuition reduction, will be awarded to select incoming ninth graders who qualify based on their scores on the Entrance Examination (HSPT). 
    • Students who earn a composite score of 90 or above on the Entrance Examination (HSPT) will receive a Scholastic Achievement Certificate.
    • The HSPT will also determine placement in honors English, science, and social studies classes. Honors  and upper level placement tests in math and foreign language will be administered in May.
    • Upon receipt of your application and application fee, a place will be reserved for you at the Entrance Exam (HSPT) on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at no additional cost - no reservations are required. 
    Alternatively, students may take the ISEE (Testing Code: 571057) in lieu of the HSPT Entrance Exam - additional fees will apply from ERB. Please check for testing sites and dates. Immaculate Heart must receive ISEE scores no later than January 31, 2020.
  • Personal Admissions Meeting

    As part of the admissions process, each applicant meets with a member of the faculty, counseling staff or administration. For your Personal Admissions Meeting, at least one parent must accompany you. It is important for us to get to know you, your interests and goals in attending Immaculate Heart, as well as to learn more about your potential contribution to our school community. After submitting your online application, please call us or email to schedule your Personal Admissions Meeting on Saturday, January 25, 2020 or Saturday, February 1, 2020.
  • Decision Letters

    Decisions will be posted and mailed out on Friday, March 6, 2020 to each applicant with a complete file.
Online Applications for the 2020-2021 academic year are available! Click here to apply online now.


HS Contact

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High School Shadow Days

January February March April
Wednesday, Jan. 22 Wednesday, Feb. 5 Wednesday, Mar. 11 Thursday, Apr. 2
Tuesday, Jan. 28 Thursday, Feb. 6 Thursday, Mar. 12  Friday, Apr. 24
Wednesday, Jan. 29 Wednesday, Feb. 19 Wednesday, Mar. 18 Thursday, Apr. 30
Friday, Feb. 21
Thursday, Feb. 27
   Friday, Feb. 28

Please contact Ms. Kelli O'Brian, Admissions Coordinator, at, to schedule a high school visit and learn more about our Shadow Day program at Immaculate Heart High School.

Space is limited and reservations are required. Please email to make a reservation at least two weeks in advance. 

An independent, Catholic, college preparatory school for girls in grades 6 through 12, Immaculate Heart has been located on a beautiful hillside property in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles since our founding by the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1906. We celebrate more than a century of nurturing the spiritual, intellectual, social and moral development of students as they distinguish themselves as women of great heart and right conscience.