Day Students

I wanted to personally thank the admissions staff for facilitating the application process. They were extremely efficient and welcomed our daughter warmly, which I know made a difference.

- New MVC Parent

The process for admission as a day student at Monte Vista Christian can be completed in 5 easy steps. Contact the Admissions Office if you have any questions on this process. We are here to serve!

Admissions Office
2 School Way
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 768-6137

Step 1 – Applying

Step 2 – Supplemental Documentation

Please submit:
• Current English Teacher Evaluation
• Current Math Teacher Evaluation
• 2 years grade history (current and previous year end)

Copies of grade reports from home are sufficient, however if a formal request is necessary at your current school, please click the link below for a request form.


Supplemental documentation can be completed by logging into your School Forms Online (SFO) site (created in Step 1 above). You may also email attach or fax your documentation to:

MVC Admissions

(831) 722-0361 (fax)

Step 3 - Video/Slide Presentation (High School Applicants Only)

We want to get to know you! In lieu of an essay or writing sample, we hope to let your creativity do the talking! You can submit  your one minute video or a slide presentation directly to our admissions team based on these instructions.


We are here to support you through this process. Call the MVC Admissions team at 831-768-6191 for assistance if you need to.

Step 4 – Entrance Assessment

Once your application has been submitted (Step 1), we will contact you to select your preferred assessment date. A Request for Assessment form will be sent to you at the appropriate time.

Note: Entrance assessment is standard for all applicants for grades 6 - 8 and required, upon review, on a case-by-case basis for high school applicants.

Available assessment dates are:

    • Thurs., November 7 @ 4:00 pm
    • Mon., November 18 @ 4:00 pm
    • Mon., December 2 @ 4:00 pm
    • Thurs., December 19 @ 4:00 pm
    • Mon., January 13 @ 4:00 pm
    • Thurs., January 30 @ 4:00 pm
    • Mon., February 10 @ 4:00 pm
    • Thurs., February 27 @ 4:00 pm
    • Mon., March 23 @ 4:00 pm
    • Thurs., March 30 @ 4:00 pm

This assessment is free for all applicants.



Step 5 - Family Interview

Upon the completion of Steps 1 through 4 of the admissions process, we will contact you to schedule a family interview with MVC administrator(s). 

Enrollment Requirements

Birth Certificate: required to be a part of every admitted student's permanent record.

California Immunization Requirements: CA Immunization Record 1-2015

Prior to attending MVC, every student must provide current immunization records indicating compliance with the immunization requirements below.

POLIO: 3 doses if given on or after 2nd birthday, otherwise 4 doses

(Td, DT, or DPT, DTaP):
3 doses if 1 given on or after 2nd birthday, otherwise 4 doses -
4th dose must be Tdap

1 dose on or after 1st birthday, otherwise 2 doses

NOTE: Applicants for Grade 7; 2 doses of MMR or any measles-containing vaccine (both doses given on or after 1st birthday)

3 doses

1 dose for ages 7-12, 2 doses for ages 13-17 years.


NOTE: Required for international students: Negative TB test or normal chest x-ray within 5 years of enrollment at MVC.