2018-19 Admissions Timeline

September: Online applications become available. 

September – May: Meet & Greets with the Principal commence. These are a great way to experience life at VCES. We typically provide  one day each month where prospective families can visit VCES for an informational meeting with the Principal and take a parent-led tour. For personal tours, contact Michelle Furr, Admissions Coordinator, at mfurr@vcs.net, 408-559-4400.

October: Our Fall Open House, Saturday, October 13, is a spectacular way to tour the campus, meet student leaders, and interact with key teachers and administrators. Click on the Visit Campus link for more information on our Open House.

November: Kindergarten Assessments scheduled beginning in November for applicants who have satisfactorily completed the full application.


  • Families should ensure that the application checklist is complete in order to meet our Priority Consideration Deadline, December 14. The checklist includes recommendations, and grade reports, which must all be submitted by the December 14 Priority Consideration Deadline. 
  • First through Fifth Grade Assessments scheduled beginning in December for applicants who have satisfactorily completed the full application.  The Assessment does not have to be complete to be considered in the Priority Consideration Deadline.
  • Financial Assistance applications become available in mid-December; families may apply as they await their admissions decision.  

February: Admissions decisions will be made at the latest by  mid February. Financial Assistance applications are due in early February. Accepted families will receive detailed enrollment instructions, Applicants have one week to complete the enrollment process.

April - August: Families may inquire about remaining spots and make application accordingly. Meet and Greets and personal tours continue.

  • Elementary School 1450 Leigh Avenue
  • San Jose, CA 95125 408.559.4400 FAX: 408.559.4022
  • Junior High 100 Skyway Drive, Ste. 130
  • San Jose, CA 95111 408.513.2460 FAX: 408.513.2472
  • High School 100 Skyway Drive, Ste. 110
  • San Jose, CA 95111 408.513.2400 FAX: 408.513.2527
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