We’re excited that you’re considering Fountain Valley School and this is where your journey starts. We currently have a few spaces for January 2022 enrollment. Please contact Lindsey Ratliff at (719) 391-5297 so we can learn more. Otherwise, we look forward to receiving your application before February 1 for an admission decision on March 10.  

List of 7 items.

  • Inquire & Start Application

  • Visit & Schedule Interview

  • Start Financial Aid

    Jan 1
  • Application Materials Due

    Feb 1. then Rolling
  • Financial Aid Materials Due

    Feb 15
  • Decisions Announced

    March 10
  • Late Applicants - Contact Admission

    & Summer

1) Come Visit

This year, we are encouraging personal family visits in order to keep our students, faculty, and community safe.  While you’re here, you can observe our classes in session and interview with an admission officer. If an on-campus visit is not possible, give us a call at 719-391-5251 and we’ll set up a virtual tour via zoom, WeChat, or WhatsApp. We hope to bring back our Winter Visiting Day in February 2022 and allow overnights for accepted students beginning in March.

2) Apply Online

We accept both the SAO (Standard Application Online) through the SSAT and Gateway to Prep Schools

The SSAT - FVS code is 3244.

3) Testing

The SSAT is optional at this time....SSAT, PLAN or PSAT (stays the same).  
Fountain Valley School will be hosting the national SSAT test on:
November 13, 2021
December 11, 2021
To sign up, please visit the SSAT website. If you are unable to attend the national test, please contact to schedule a FLEX SSAT test which we can administer on campus for individual applicants.  

Details for International Applicants

The application deadline is February 1. We recommend that you schedule an interview with your admission counselor before this date.  We are available to schedule the interview via zoom, Skype, or WeChat.  Contact the Admission Office at or 719-391-5251 to schedule the required interview.  
For students whose first language is not English, we do require the TOEFL or Duolingo exam.  Our TOEFL code is 8089 and more information can be found on their website.  For more information on Duolingo, please visit their website.  
Once a student is admitted to Fountain Valley School and completes the online enrollment contract with tuition deposit, the Office Manager will require a copy of your passport and verification of sufficient funds in order to issue the student visa (I-20 documentation). The school will need official transcripts from the last two academic years translated into English in order to register the student for academic courses.

Contact the Office of Admission

Main Telephone: 719-391-5251

List of 4 members.

  • Photo of Lindsey Ratliff

    Lindsey Ratliff 

    Director of Enrollment Management
  • Photo of O'Neal Turner

    O'Neal Turner 

    Senior Associate Director of Admission and Director of Financial Aid
  • Photo of Tyler Moore

    Tyler Moore 

    Assistant Director of Admission
  • Photo of Paula Speicher

    Paula Speicher 

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