List of 14 frequently asked questions.

  • Do you track attendance at admissions events and/or contact with the admissions office?

    No, Campbell Hall does not track visits to campus or contact with our admissions office. There are many opportunities for families to experience our school community throughout the admissions season. You are welcome to visit the school when you can. We also understand that children have busy lives and want to help minimize the number of days that students have to miss school or other activities. We love seeing you, however please do not feel like you must come to all events in order to show a demonstrated interest in the school.
  • How will I know that my application is complete?

    Your application is complete once you have interviewed, completed testing, and all paperwork has been received. You will hear from us in early to mid-February if we see you are still missing paperwork. You are welcome to continue checking your online application portal to see the progress of your paperwork as items are processed by our office. Please note that the admissions office is not able to offer “real time” missing item information until after January 25, 2022.
  • How many openings does Campbell Hall have in each grade?

    Our main entry points are Kindergarten, 7th grade and 9th grade, with a few additional students added in 6th grade. We typically admit 44-46 new students in Kindergarten and add approximately 10 new students in 6th grade, 60-65 new students in 7th grade, and 30-35 new students in 9th grade. We may also have a few openings at the other grade levels as well, based on attrition.
  • Do you offer financial aid? Do you offer scholarships?

    All Campbell Hall financial aid is need-based. Socio-economic diversity is a core value at our school, so whether or not you need financial assistance, we want you to know that your child’s experience at Campbell Hall will include friends from the full spectrum of economic circumstances. Please refer to the Tuition + Financial Aid section for further details on our financial aid program.
  • What is your sibling and legacy admissions policy?

    Priority consideration is extended to siblings, children of faculty, and legacy applicants applying to Kindergarten and 7th grade, providing that:
    1. The applicant’s record is comparable to that of the other applicants we are accepting to the grade.
    2. The family has a history of participation in the annual fund and has been supportive of Campbell Hall’s mission, policies, administration, and faculty.
    While strong consideration is also extended to siblings, children of faculty, and legacy applicants applying to 9th grade and interim grade levels, with the same provisions, our ability to prioritize these applicants is restricted due to the limited number of available openings.
  • Do you have to be Episcopalian to attend Campbell Hall?

    No. Campbell Hall is an Episcopal School that welcomes people of all faiths.
  • Do you have to apply to Campbell Hall in order to attend an open house or tour?

    No. Our school tours and Open Houses are open to all prospective families.
  • Do you offer revisit days (formerly called shadow days)?

    Plans for revisit days are currently on hold. 
  • Do you accept international students?

    Yes, in some cases. Campbell Hall does not have a homestay program but we do accept applications from international students who are moving to Los Angeles and plan to live with their parents. Campbell Hall does not have an ESL program and requires a TOEFL score of 100 in order to apply.
  • What is the birth date cut off for kindergarten applicants?

    Kindergarten applicants must be five years old by September 1 of the year they enter kindergarten.
  • Does Campbell Hall require applicants to submit standardized test scores like the ISEE or SSAT?

    Campbell Hall does not require or consider ISEE or SSAT scores to evaluate applicants for the 2021-2022 school year.
  • What qualities does the admissions committee look for in applicants?

    The admissions committee is looking for students who will be academically successful and contribute to the activities offered at Campbell Hall and families who will enthusiastically support the mission, philosophy, and policies of the school and actively engage in the school community. For each class, we seek to balance (among other things) diversity, gender, and interests.
  • How will families be notified of admissions decisions?

    Notifications for all applicants to grades K-12 will be sent via email on March 11, 2022, with responses due by noon on March 18, 2022.
  • What types of colleges and universities accept Campbell Hall graduates?

    Campbell Hall is very proud of the wide variety of colleges where our students enroll. Visit the College Counseling page for a comprehensive description of the college counseling philosophy and programs offered, and to view the 2021 matriculation list and other college lists.


List of 8 frequently asked questions.

  • What kind of academic support does Campbell Hall offer?

    Campbell Hall's Educational Support Services Directors, In partnership with teachers and parents, craft individualized learning plans, meet with students for check-ins as needed, and act as liaisons between home, school, and outside support. The program is not a special education program; rather, the program encourages students to use the community of inquiry model as a means to self-advocacy.  For more information about the program, please refer to our handbook or contact one of our Educational Support Services Directors:
    Dr. Courtney Behrenhausen, Esq., Psy.D.
    Educational Support Services, K-8 
    Director of Educational Support Services K-12
    Cassandra Cando, M.S., BCET
    High School Director of Educational Support Services
  • What is your community diversity? How diverse is your student body? Faculty diversity?

    Students of color make up 42% (as defined by NAIS) of our K-12 student body. Faculty of color make up 31% of our K-12 faculty. One in four students receives financial aid, and we are also proud of the religious diversity present throughout our community. Campbell Hall is committed to honoring the diversity of the human experience. We are devoted to cultivating and sustaining a safe environment that empowers individuals and groups to discover and celebrate their identity. Please see our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice page to learn more about how this commitment plays out in our student and family organizations, our chapel program, in curricular experiences, and faculty professional development.
  • Do you have uniforms?

    Yes, students in kindergarten through 12th grade wear uniforms. In the elementary school, uniforms are worn Monday through Friday, with occasional free dress days determined by Student Council. Sixth graders have additional free dress days on the last Friday of every month. In the middle and high schools, uniforms are worn Monday through Thursday, and there is free dress on Fridays.
  • What are the school hours?

    The elementary school day starts at 8:30 am every day. On Monday through Thursday, Kindergarten-grade 2 dismisses at 2:45 pm, grades 3-4 at 3:00 pm, and grades 5-6 at 3:15 pm. There is an earlier dismissal on Friday where Kindergarten-grade 2 dismiss at 1:30 pm, grades 3-4 at 1:45 pm, and grades 5-6 at 2:00 pm. With the exception of a later start time of 9:30 am on Wednesday mornings, the secondary school day starts at 8:50 am and ends at 3:40 pm the rest of the week.
  • Do you offer bus transportation?

    Campbell Hall has a variety of bus routes available including Culver City, Hancock Park, Pasadena, West Valley, and more. For more information please visit the Bus Transportation page.
  • Do you offer before and after school childcare and programs for elementary students?

    Yes. Our Childcare and Before/After school elementary programs continue to support the development of each student in a safe environment. From Dance, Instrumental Music, and Elementary Theater to Mindfulness, Renaissance Kids, Tennis, Engineering, and Athletics Skills, there is something for everyone! Childcare is offered in the morning from 7:30-8:25 am and afternoon until 5:30 pm.
  • What is chapel? Can we attend a chapel?

    As a community committed to an ecumenical and pluralistic identity, Christian, Jewish, and Islamic holidays are often celebrated in Chapel. In addition, we honor and recognize the holy days of other world religions. The Chapel experience draws on the richness of the world's major faiths.

    Chapel is currently held virtually and prospective families are welcome to join. Please view our chapel calendar and contact the Admissions Office to register.
  • How can parents get involved in the school community?

    We have a very active Parents' Association that is an essential part of our school community. Our PA relies on volunteers to help support athletics, campus life, community outreach, hospitality, and special events. There are countless ways for parents to volunteer, and we even have a Grandparents’ Committee for our grandparents to be involved in the school lives of their grandchildren. To learn more about the numerous opportunities to become involved, visit
4533 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Studio City, CA 91607
Phone 818.980.7280

Campbell Hall is an independent, Episcopal, K-12 all gender day school. We are a community of inquiry committed to academic excellence and to the nurturing of decent, loving, and responsible human beings.

Nondiscriminatory Policy as to Students

Campbell Hall admits students of any race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national, and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national, and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletics and other school-administered programs.
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