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Armstrong School




How to Apply


 Now Accepting Applications for Grades 2nd through 8th for the 

2021-2022 School Year!

Thank you for your interest in Charles Armstrong School.  We are thrilled that you believe our program may serve the needs of your child. We have a rolling admission program and accept applications until we are filled.  

If you are thinking of applying, we strongly encourage you to submit your application today

Do not wait.


1) Attend a Virtual Information Session:

We offer these parent evenings monthly and hope that you can attend to learn about our school and program.  You may attend this event at any time during the admission process. Please RSVP using the following  Inquiry Form.

2) Schedule an OPTIONAL Vitrual School Tour: click here.

3) Complete our online application and submit documentation at any time during this process:

Fill out the Online Application and pay the non-refundable processing fee of $190. We accept applications on a rolling basis, based on space available. 

Note: Send copies only of documents, e.g. testing, reports, etc., as they will become the property of Armstrong. Your documents will not be duplicated or forwarded to third parties.

Supporting Documents to submit:

  • Psychoeducational Evaluation Report* (may be from IEP or 504 Plan) MUST include Cognitive Ability Assessments such as WISC (Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children) and Academic Achievement Assesments, such as Woodcock-Johnson Achievement Test or WIAT (Wechsler Intelligence Achievement Test)
  • Most Recent Report Card*

  • Summary Reports from additional professionals (if applicable)

  • Current IEP or 504 Plan (if applicable) -must include testing and psychoeducational report


Please download and the provide the following items from the online application:

· Confidential Student Evaluation Form* 

·  Release of Information Form*

·   Educational/Tutor Services Questionnaire (if applicable)

·  Counselor/Psychotherapy Services (if applicable)


Preliminary Application Review and Next Steps:

The Admission Team reviews the submitted application and documentation. Once we receive your application documents, we will contact you if the Admission Committee believes it is appropriate to schedule your child for a shadow visit at Charles Armstrong School for two consecutive days. We then will schedule a parent meeting to learn more about your child. 

Admission Committee Review:

After the shadow visit in the classroom and parent meeting, the complete application is submitted to the Armstrong Admission Committee to make an official determination whether our program is a good match for your child. 


Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis based on available space. Decisions for the 2020-2021 school year will be shared in late January 2020 or as space is available. We will continue to accept applications on a rolling basis until all class grades are full. 


Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy as it relates to Students:
The Charles Armstrong School admits students of any race, color, sexual orientation, and national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded to or made available to students at the School. The School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sexual orientation, national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid program, and athletic and other administered programs.


Our Team


Brian Barish 
Director of Admissions
650-592-7570 x1268

Regina Lewis 
Admission Coordinator &
Visitor Information Night Coordinator 
650-592-7570 x1234


If you would like more information please complete the Inquiry Form


Mailing Address
Charles Armstrong School
Attention: Admissions Office
1405 Solana Drive
Belmont, CA 94002-3653