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How to Apply

The priority application deadline for the 2019-2020 academic year was February 1, 2019. To inquire about submitting an application after February 1, please contact Regina McDuffie at 760-436-1102.


We understand choosing the right school for your child is an important decision, and we are pleased that you are considering The Rhoades School. The steps of the application process are below. If you have additional questions, please read our Admission FAQ.

Visit Our School

We welcome the opportunity to meet with you and your family in person to gain an understanding of your child’s needs and interests, and to share our school’s true experience. Tours are scheduled Monday–Thursday when school is in session.. A campus tour lasts approximately 60 minutes and provides parents with an opportunity to watch the teaching process unfold – in the classrooms, on the playing field, in the lab, and in the visual/performing arts’ studios. To schedule a tour, please complete our inquiry form or contact Mai Vang at 760-436-1102 x 313.

Complete the Application

Parents interested in applying to The Rhoades School are invited to complete the application through Ravenna Solutions, our application service provider. We strongly encourage all applicants to complete their entire application before February 1, 2019.

Application steps are as follows:

  • Submit online application form
  • Submit parent questionnaire
  • Submit current school records or transcripts
  • Submit teacher evaluation form(s)
  • Submit student essays (Middle School applicants only)
  • Complete admission assessment
  • Complete student and/or family interview
  • Complete financial assistance application (if applicable)