We support families and children during the admission process to any of our over 110 independent schools in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our member schools strive for academic excellence, a strong sense of community and a commitment to diversity. Learn more...
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Please note the different mailing and response dates for different regions. If you need clarification, please contact the schools directly. We are here to help!
In accordance with the Principles of Good Practice of Bay Area Directors of Admission, no member of any BADA school community will initiate contact with a family between the time of admission notification and the enrollment agreement/contract deadline. Bay Area Directors of Admission have agreed that this is a decision-making time for your family. For helpful tips on making decisions during this timeframe, please visit our Making Decisions page of this website.
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