Key Dates for the Application Process for 2017-2018

ANNOUNCEMENT: Applications for the Class of 2022 are now CLOSED. Notifications will be sent out Friday, February 23rd at 4:00PM.


November 9th & 10th

  • Fall Shadow Days for interested 8th graders: Come shadow a Junior or Senior IB Student. Sign-ups are now FULL. There will be another opportunity to shadow a Junior or Senior in the Spring.

December 1st 

  • IB Diploma Programme Application Opens for Class of 2022 (incoming HS Freshmen)

December and January

  • Information Sessions at local middle schools - Check back for updates.


  • 8:00am - Student Information Session @ Messiah Lutheran School

December 8th

  • 7:00am - Student Information Session @ Fruita 8/9

DEcember 14th

  • 7:30am - Student Information Session @ Redlands MS
  • 10:20am - Student Information Session @ Mount Garfield MS

January 12th

  • 7:25am - Student Information Session @ Orchard Mesa MS
  • 9:45am - Student Information Session @ Holy Family Catholic School


  • 8:30am - Student Information Session @ Grand River Academy

January 19th

  • 9am and 9:50am - Student Information Session @ West MS

January 26th

  • 7:30am - Student Information Session @ East MS

January 31st

  • 2:00pm - Student Information Session @ Grand Mesa MS

February 5th

  • 6:00pm - Parent Information Session @ Palisade High School

February 7th

  • Bookcliff Middle School High School Fair

February 15th & 16th

  • Spring Shadow Days for interested 8th graders. This opportunity is to help you decide IF you will accept an offer, not if you will apply as the application is due the same week. 

February 17th

  • 11:59pm - Application Deadline for IB Diploma Programme Class of 2022 (incoming Freshmen)

February 20th

  • 8:00am - IB Diploma Programme Application Opens for Sophomores (rising Juniors) currently enrolled at Palisade

February 23rd

  • 4:00pm - Notifications sent out to Accepted Incoming Freshmen, Wait-listed students, and all other Freshmen applicants

March 5th

  • 11:59pm - IB Diploma Programme Application Closes for Sophomores (rising Juniors)

March 9th

  • 10am to Noon: CAS (Creativity, Activity, Service) Fair and Acceptance Day for Incoming Freshmen

April of 2017

  • Rising Junior's will be notified of acceptance