High School

While the deadline to apply for the 2024-25 school year has passed, we may still be able to accept late applications for all grade levels. If you're interested in submitting a late application for your student, please send an email to admissions@immaculateheart.org.

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. We invite you to get to know our school community by attending our pre-admissions events.

If you should have any questions along the way, please feel free to contact us at any time by phone at 323-461-3651, ext. 800, or send us an email at admissions@ihs.immaculateheart.org.

Application materials, including transcript release forms and teacher recommendations, are available to download from the links on the right. For more information about the steps and requirements of the admissions process, please see the list below.

For 9th Grade Applicants

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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 2024-2025 Application Form and the $85.00 application fee. 

    Families of current Immaculate Heart Middle School 8th graders do not use the "Online Application" to apply to the high school. An Intent to Register form will be added to your Parent OnCampus Account. Please contact the Admissions Office with any questions.
  • Teacher Evaluation Forms

    Ninth-grade applicants must submit the  Immaculate Heart High School Teacher Evaluation Request to have evaluation forms sent directly to their Principal or Counselor, eighth-grade English Teacher, and eighth-grade Math Teacher to be completed on the student's behalf.

    All forms must be completed and received by Immaculate Heart High School on January 12, 2024.

    Your online checklist will be updated as these items are received by the Immaculate Heart High School Admissions Office.
  • Transcript Release Form

    Complete 6th and 7th Grade report cards, 8th Grade progress report (including first quarter), and any standardized test scores from the past three years must be sent from your middle school to Immaculate Heart High School by January 12, 2024.

    If your school did not administer standardized testing for a given year, please have a school administrator note that on your form. Your online checklist will be updated as these items are received by the Immaculate Heart High School Admissions Office.

    The 2024-2025 transcript release form is available for download through the link on the right of this webpage.
  • Entrance Exam (HSPT) & Merit Scholarship Exam

    The HSPT Entrance Exam is one of the requirements for admission to Immaculate Heart High School. Students must take the Entrance Exam (HSPT) at Immaculate Heart on Saturday, January 13, 2024 to be considered for merit scholarships and Honors at Entrance.

    • 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 Honors at Entrance.
    • The HSPT helps determine placement in honors English 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 13, 2024, at no additional cost.
    Alternatively, students may take the ISEE (Testing Code: 571057) in lieu of the HSPT Entrance Exam - additional fees will apply from ERB. Please check www.erblearn.org/ISEE for testing sites and dates. Immaculate Heart must receive ISEE scores no later than January 31, 2024.
  • Personal Admissions Meeting

    As part of the admissions process, each applicant meets with a member of the faculty, counseling staff, or administration. At least one parent or guardian must be present during the first part of the meeting. It is important for us to get to know the student, their interests, and their goals in attending Immaculate Heart, as well as to learn more about their potential contribution to our school community. Personal Admissions Meetings can be scheduled for Saturday, January 20, 2024 or Saturday, January 27, 2024 once a student's application form has been submitted.
  • Decision Letters

    Decision notifications will be posted online and mailed out on Friday, March 1, 2024, to each applicant with a complete file.


Admissions Office

List of 3 members.

  • Photo of Karlyn Johnson Brown

    Karlyn Johnson Brown 

    Director of Admissions (IHHS)
    Princeton University - BA
    Pepperdine University - MA
  • Photo of Jenifer Lopez

    Jenifer Lopez 

    Assistant Director of Admissions (IHHS & IHMS)
    American Intercontinental University - BBA
  • Photo of Rebecca Owens

    Rebecca Owens 

    Assistant Director of Admissions (IHHS)
    Loyola Marymount University - BA

Immaculate Heart High School & Middle School

5515 Franklin Avenue • Los Angeles, California 90028
phone: (323) 461-3651 • fax: (323) 462-0610
A Catholic, independent 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.