Admissions Office

Call: 707-387-1663

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Quest Forward Academy Santa Rosa is a small and flexible independent high school for motivated students who love learning and being part of a caring community.

Upcoming Events

Back to School Night

For Quest Forward Families

August 29th, 2023

6 – 8pm

Introductions from Administration.

Meet mentors and visit classrooms.

Food Truck & Games!

Student Council Fundraisers

1500 Farmers Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95405


Upcoming Events

Open House August 3rd 2023

For prospective students for 2023-2024 academic year and available scholarships


Open House August 3rd 2023 @QFA

1500 Farmers Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95405


Upcoming Events



Join us for our College Fair where we will welcome several colleges to campus.

Register Here

Upcoming Events


MAY 11

Join us as our students present their final projects.

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“‘Mom, guess what we learned at school?!’ I had NEVER heard this from my son until he attended QFA sophomore year. I now hear it regularly.”

– Parent

How to Apply

If you have not visited Quest Forward Academy yet, we encourage you to attend an upcoming Open House to learn more about our skills-forward curriculum and welcoming community.

You are also welcome to join Visit Days, where a prospective student has the opportunity to attend classes.

When you’re ready, visit the Apply pageA complete application requires:

  • Written responses to questions  

  • A transcript from the student’s current school

  • SSAT score submission

  • Two recommendation forms

Questions? Feel free to contact us!

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Important Dates

Early Decision Deadline
December 15

Priority Decision Deadline
January 31

Applications will be accepted and considered until available spots are filled. Please contact us or call our Admissions Office at 707-387-1663 if you have questions about Quest Forward Academy, your application, or if you require expedited review. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Tuition and Financial Aid

Quest Forward Academy is a private high school, funded through tuition and through substantial grants from Joe Ricketts and his foundation, Opportunity Education.

We are committed to keeping our tuition as low as possible, and to ensuring robust financial aid support for students with limited financial circumstances.

Annual tuition at Quest Forward Academy for 2022-2023 is $17,500.

Scholarships make it possible for qualified students to attend regardless of finances.

Apply without worry. Qualified students can attend.

The Ricketts Family Scholarships are substantial or full scholarships offered to students with significant financial needs and the drive and determination to pursue academic and career success. Submit applications for the Ricketts Family Scholarship at the same time as the application for admission. Contact us to learn more.

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Don’t wait! Start your application today.