Admissions – Frequently Asked Questions



Can we apply at any time during the year?

The deadline for all applications (except preschool) is March 31 for the following academic year. Applications received after the deadline will be reviewed only if space is available. Preschool applications are accepted throughout the year until all classes are full. 


Do I need an interview?

All applicants are required to have an interview with one of our admissions counselors.


Should I visit Cornerstone?

We strongly encourage a visit to Cornerstone as part of the application process. Contact the admissions office to arrange for a visit or student shadowing (for applicants in grades 5-8).


Are scholarships available for qualified students?

Cornerstone does not offer scholarships. However, scholarships for qualified students may be available from other organizations such as BASIC Fund ( or The Children's Council (


Tuition/Child Care Receipts  - Please check the "Tuition" page.

If you have other questions, please look through our website and/or email

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Silver Campus (Preschool - 5th): 801 Silver Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94134, 415-587-7256

Cambridge Campus (6th - 8th): 501 Cambridge Street, San Francisco, CA 94134, 415-585-5183

Lawton Campus (Preschool): 1925 Lawton Street, San Francisco, CA 94122, 415-665-9747