We look forward to getting to know you and your family through the application process!
Dear Prospective Student,

As a private school with a public purpose, Lick-Wilmerding strives to be an inclusive community where students develop qualities of the head, heart, and hands that will serve them well throughout their lives. LWHS' faculty and community encourage independence, self-exploration, cooperative learning, intellectual inquiry, and contribution to the world at large. We believe that diversity in its many forms adds to the richness of life at LWHS. Students with a variety of interests and abilities who demonstrate a passion for learning embrace the myriad of opportunities during their four years within the LWHS community.

We invite you to get to know LWHS and we most certainly, would love to get to know you. One of our hopes is that at the end of your high school admissions process, you will discover a new appreciation for yourself, your interests, and talents. On the following web pages, you will find information to make your application process to LWHS go as smoothly as possible. Selecting a high school can be quite daunting, yet exciting—so please don't hesitate to contact us with questions at your leisure.

We look forward to virtually meeting and learning more about you throughout the year's admissions process!

Kindest regards,
LWHS Admissions Team


Admissions Process

List of 9 items.

  • Step 1: Submit an Inquiry

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  • Step 2: Register for Virtual Events (optional)

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  • Step 3: Register and Take a Standardized Test (optional)

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  • Step 4: Submit Part I—Parent/Guardian Application and $95 Application Fee

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  • Step 5: Complete Online Interview and Written Assessment

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  • Step 6: Submit Part II—Student Application

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  • Step 7: Submit Principal/Counselor, English, and Math Teacher Recommendations

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  • Step 8: Submit an Official Transcript

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  • Step 9: Decision Notifications and Agreements

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Lick-Wilmerding High School

755 Ocean Avenue | San Francisco, CA 94112 | 415.333.4021
A private school with public purpose, Lick-Wilmerding High School develops the head, heart, and hands of highly motivated students from all walks of life, inspiring them to become lifelong learners who contribute to the world with confidence and compassion.