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Admissions Process

Admission to Pacifica Christian High School is highly selective for the 2017-2018 school year. To learn more about Pacifica and stay up-to-date on the latest this admissions season, please request information here.

We actively seek young men and women who wish to pursue a demanding college preparatory, liberal arts education. Our students are taught by teachers who are knowledgeable and passionate about their field of study, well-trained in the art of teaching, compassionate and excited about the students they teach, and substantial in Christian faith, thought, and character.

Admission is based on multiple criteria, including:

  • A balanced academic record, indicating ability to succeed in a challenging curriculum
  • Three teacher recommendations, indicating strong academic background, academic potential, motivation to work hard, and age appropriate social and emotional development and behavior
  • A personal recommendation, indicating willingness to work hard
  • Average to above average ISEE scores
  • A personal interview, indicating evident enthusiasm for learning and support of the mission of Pacifica.

All due dates must be observed for application to be considered in first round of admissions. Please see due dates outline below.


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Apply Online!

The Pacifica application is online and can be found here. Completing the online application begins the admissions process.

Due: January 15, 2017


Official Transcripts 

Official transcripts from the first semester of the current year and at least two prior full years are required. Please download, print, and submit the Records Release Form to your current school administration office. The form can be found here:

Online Application Supplemental Packet

Due: January 15, 2017


Three School Recommendations

We require three recommendations, one from a school administrator, one from the current English teacher, and one from the current Math teacher. The school recommendation forms should be given to the student’s current school approximately four weeks prior to the date the recommendations are due. You may find the school recommendation forms here:

Online Application Supplemental Packet

Due: January 15, 2017


Personal Recommendation

We require one personal recommendation. The personal recommendation form should be given to the chosen recommender approximately four weeks prior to the date the recommendations are due. You may find the personal recommendation form here:

Online Application Supplemental Packet

Due: January 15, 2017


Family Interview

Please visit our interview website as soon as possible to sign up for a family interview. At least one parent and the prospective student must attend. Please sign up as soon as possible as interview slots are limited and fill up quickly. You must sign up for an interview before February 3 to be considered in the first round of admissions

January 17, 2017 – February 3, 2017


ISEE Exam

To register for the ISEE exam, visit www.iseetest.org. The Pacifica code to use when registering is 054328. That code will be placed in the “report to schools” section when signing up. You may also register by calling 800.446.0320. Please sign up as soon as possible as these exam dates fill up and they often close at least two weeks prior to the test date.

Due: February 4, 2017


Financial Aid

Pacifica Christian High School seeks students and families from all economic backgrounds. If you are interested in applying for financial aid please visit our Financial Aid page and complete a FAST Financial Aid Application. This application may take a few hours, so please start the application at least two weeks prior to the due date.

Due: February 1, 2017


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Pacifica Christian High School admits students of any sex, race, color, and national or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, color, or national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, financial assistance programs, athletic, and other school administrated programs.

Director of Admissions and Marketing

Casi Ticer

Welcome to the Admissions Office!

Casi Ticer
Director of Admissions and Marketing

B.S., Pepperdine University
M.A., Claremont Graduate University

T: 310.828.7015 ext. 105

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Important Dates

Open Houses for Prospective Families

Thursday, October 27, 2016 • 6:30 pm
Thursday, December 1, 2016 • 6:30 pm

Applications Due

January 15, 2017

Visit Pacifica Days

Wednesday, September 28 • 8:30 am
Thursday, October 20 • 8:30 am
Wednesday, November 9 • 8:30 am
Wednesday, April 26 • 8:30 am
Thursday, May 18 • 8:30 am

Family Interviews

January 17 - February 3

Acceptances Mailed

Early March

Preview Events

Fall Athletic Preview Event - October 22
Fall Play - November 4
Homecoming Game - Jan 7
Boys Basketball, Outdoor Classic - February 4
Screen Film Festival - February 25
Spring Musical - March 11