Applying to SBMS

The entire application packet, including all items listed below, must be complete by the application deadline of February 2, 2024 to be considered for priority consideration. For questions, please contact Director of Admissions Mandy Westerman via email.

Please note that our Admissions process, tours, and shadows for the upcoming school year may be subject to change. 

List of 7 items.

  • 1. Request Information Packet

    To request an information packet, please click here.
  • 2. Tours, Open Houses & More

    Campus Tours
    Tours begin the first week of October and run through the end of January. We look forward to welcoming you and your family to campus. Please note that tour availability is subject to change due to Covid-19 Health and Safety Guidelines. If you have requested information you will automatically receive an email as soon as tour registration opens. 

    Open House
    Please join us for an Open House on Saturday, December 2, 2023, at 3:00pm or Wednesday, January 17, 2024, at 6:00pm. Events to begin promptly. 

    Get to know SBMS-Student Perspective
    We invite prospective families to events throughout the year, both in-person and/or virtual. These protocols will be periodically reviewed. We will reach out to families before the events. We can’t wait to welcome your student to participate in our community! 

  • 3. Complete the Application Form

    Please complete and submit the online application. There is a $100.00 application fee which is payable via credit card online, cash, or check. The application is due by February 2, 2024 for priority consideration.
  • 4. Additional Forms Needed

    The following forms must be completed as part of the application. All of these forms are available in your online application and will be completed through your online application portal.  

    Parent Questionnaire

    Student Questionnaire

    Three Teacher Observation Forms

    Transcript Release Form

    Current Report Card
  • 5. Take the SBMS Assessment Test OR ISEE

    The Assessment/Placement Test is a required part of the application process. The SBMS Assessment Test will be given on Saturday, January 20, 2024, 9-11:30 am and Wednesday, January 31, 2024, 4-6:30pm. Please sign up to take the test via the online application. You may also contact Mandy via email or call 805-682-2989 to sign up. If your child needs special accommodation as specified in an IEP or 504 Plan, please contact Pam Boswell. The ISEE test scores are also accepted. Our ISEE code # is 054116.
  • 6. Student & Parent/Guardian Interview

    As soon as the application is submitted, please email Mandy to schedule a student interview. The interview takes approximately 45 minutes. 
  • 7. Application Status & Notification

    Completing the application is the responsibility of the applicant family. You can easily check your student’s application to see if the application is complete by logging into the online application and clicking on "status." Applicants will be notified of acceptance, wait pool, or denial via email on Friday, March 8, 2024.  Accepted students will also receive a packet in the mail.

    For priority consideration, the parent portion and $100 must be submitted by February 2, 2024. The file must be complete, including transcripts, three teacher forms, student section, SBMS Assessment Test or ISEE test, by February 8, 2024.