Established in 1980, Ventura Missionary School, K-8 grades, continues a tradition of excellence in faith-based educational practices. Having a rigorous academic curriculum with high standards, combined with our commitment to inspire children to reach their fullest potential, our school is a vibrant learning and worship community. Our classroom teachers are credentialed educators, who are dedicated to providing challenging, yet purposeful academic experiences centered on an Arts enriched program, and in the process, our students embrace academics, along with social and spiritual growth. Thank you for considering VMS for your child's education. We look forward to working with you throughout the admissions process and beyond. We are delighted to share the culture of our school with you.
Enrollment for the 2020-2021 Academic Year Continues.
Current VMS families will be given priority status on Jan 22 and may re-enroll through their Family Portal account.
In addition, current VMPS families have received priority status, receiving their VIP link Jan 22 to apply for Kindergarten.
Open Enrollment begins on March 4, 2020, for new students. Application link will go LIVE below on March 4th..
Our Admissions Process is Simple
Step 1: Tour our School
A tour will provide an opportunity to see our beautiful campus with classroom visits and an introductory meeting with our Deans
and Admissions Staff. Please allow approximately one hour for this initial visit. We give private tours and group tours, and we encourage you to schedule a tour at your earliest convenience. Simply click on the button below to take the next step.
Step 2: Apply online
To submit an application for the current 2019-2020 Academic Year, please call our office at 805-644-9515. Many classes are full so it is important to check on seat availability before applying. There is a non-refundable application fee for K-8 grade applicants. This fee also covers new student testing. The new application link for 2020-2021 will go LIVE on March 4, 2020.
Step 3: Student Assessment / Placement Testing
Once your application is submitted, you will receive an email from our Communications Director, Ellen Liljekvist, to schedule a testing date and time. You will be contacted within 48 hours to schedule a testing date. At the time of testing, both student and parents will meet with our Dean of Academic Affairs, Dr. Tammy Ennis.
Documents required for testing are Birth Certificate, (please bring original. We will make a copy) latest report card, standardized test results, immunization records, and for 6th-8th grades-a reference letter from the student's current school. If these documents are not provided, the testing session will need to be rescheduled. This is important information to complete the assessment.
After testing we will discuss the results of the placement test with you. A combination of testing, student interview, standardized test results, and current school transcripts are used to evaluate each candidate for admission.
Step 4: Admissions Decisions
The Director of Admissions, Dr. Ennis, along with Dean Hall, will carefully evaluate each applicant. By mail, a candidate's family will receive official notification of the decision from the Admissions office. Also, by email, once the candidate is accepted - the family will receive the invitation to enroll.
Step 5: Enroll Online & Submit All Documents
You're almost there! Simply respond to the email Invitation to Enroll, logging on and completing all fields, submitting all documents, including immunizations. Completing your enrollment includes creating your FACTS Tuition (formerly Smart Tuition) account and selecting a payment plan. After you've chosen the payment structure that works best for you - your enrollment is complete! Should you have any questions or concerns during Admissions or FACTS Tuition enrollment, please contact Donna Barradas, our Business Administrator at or 805-644-9515 ext. 562.
2020-2021 Tuition and Fee Schedule:
Parent Volunteer Hours are not required...although there are always many opportunities for parent involvement. We appreciate and encourage family involvement! VMS does not require student uniforms - however, students adhere to a solid dress code on campus and at school events.
Enrollment for the 2020-2021 Academic School Year
Continues From a Waitlist
Ventura Missionary School continues to accept applications to our waitlist for the 2020-2021 Academic School Year. There are some grade levels that are full. We are also at capacity for number of students allowed to be on campus at one time. Please contact the Administration Office at 805-644-9515, for availability in each grade level, K-8, along with current rates and fees. Abbreviated Tours are welcome.