How to Apply

The admissions season for the 2023-2024 school year opens in October 2022. Please see the step-by-step instructions for our application process below. Each step must be completed before continuing onto the next step. 

If you are interested in applying for the 2022-2023 school year, please contact the Admissions Office at 

Step by Step Instructions

Admissions Deadlines & Decisions

Sterne School is a member of the Independent Schools of the San Francisco Bay Area (ISSFBA) Bay Area Directors of Admissions (BADA - grades K-8), and Bay Area Admissions Directors (BAAD - grades 9-12) and follows the Bay Area Directors of Admissions (BADA) Principles of Good Practice and Bay Area Admissions Directors (BAAD) Principles of Good Practice. We also adhere to the BADA Decision Week Guidelines.

To find out more about our consortium and participating schools, please visit

Nondiscrimination Policy
Sterne School admits students of any race, color, and 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, national and ethnic origin, or sex in the administration of its educational and employment policies, admissions policies, financial aid programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.