We’re excited that you’re considering Fountain Valley School! Below are the steps for our application process. 

Enrollment Timeline

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Application Steps

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    To connect with the Admission team, complete the inquiry form and our staff will be in touch. We look forward to hearing from you! 

    Plan your visit to Fountain Valley School with a tour of campus, observe classes in session, and meet with an admission counselor. 

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    Don't miss our on-going Admission Events (virtual and on-campus). If an on-campus visit is not possible, we can arrange a virtual tour via Zoom, WeChat, or WhatsApp.

    We accept online applications through either SAO or Gateway to Prep Schools, a common application for applying to private schools.  

    Click here to get started:
    SAO (Standard Application Online) or Gateway to Prep Schools. 

    SSAT - FVS code is 3244.

    Early Action
    Admission applications should be completed by December 15 to be included in early action decisions. Financial Aid applications are due by January 15.  Decisions will be released through our FVS admission portal on February 1. Enrollment agreements are due April 10. 
    Regular Decision
    Admission applications should be completed by February 1 to be included in regular decisions. Financial aid applications are due by February 15. Decisions will be released on March 10. Enrollment agreements due before April 10. 
    Difference between Early Action and Regular Decision
    Early action is an opt-in, non-binding opportunity for families to get their decision earlier. It is for families who are interested in Fountain Valley School and would like to have an admission decision before other boarding and day school applications are due.
  • 5) TESTING

    The SSAT is optional at this time. Domestic day or boarding applicant who submits an SSAT, PSAT, SAT, ACT, or ISEE result will be considered for our Summit Scholarship.  These scholarships range from $5,000 - $30,000 per year. We highly recommend families who are seeking the Summit Scholarship apply as part of the Early Action program. 
    Upcoming FVS hosted on-campus dates for National SSAT tests:

    • Saturday, October 14, 2023
    • Saturday, November 11, 2023
    • Saturday, December 9, 2023
    • Saturday, January 6, 2024
    • Saturday, February 3, 2024

    Click to register with SSAT.

    If you are unable to attend the national test, please contact to schedule a FLEX SSAT test which we can administer on campus for applicants.  

Contact the Office of Admission

Admission Office: 719-391-5251

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FVS is a private, college-preparatory, co-ed, day and boarding school for grades 9-12 in Colorado Springs.
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