Are you looking for the best K-12 education for your children's future in Los Angeles? With so many options, it can be hard to know where to start. To help you make the right decision, The Hollywood Reporter has compiled a list of the top private schools in the area. Our panel of experts, as well as dozens of parents from all facets of the industry, have nominated schools for this year's guide. At Crossroads School, students are encouraged to bring out their innovative side and cultivate a creative free spirit.
With 1,172 students enrolled (nearly half of whom identify as students of color), the school features a competition-sized pool, the Sam Francis Gallery which showcases works by nationally recognized students and artists, and the beloved Alley outdoor space where students can socialize and collaborate on projects. This September, Crossroads will launch its Equity & Justice Institute to find meaningful solutions to the challenges our students will inherit. To help you make an informed decision, we've also consulted with some of the most powerful and connected panel of school experts. Harriet Bay has been practicing education consulting for more than 30 years and was a teacher at L.
A. He graduated from UCLA and earned a master's degree in educational psychology from California State University, Northridge. Kat Cohen is the founder of IvyWise, a consulting company made up of former university deans and admissions directors. He received two master's degrees and a doctorate from Yale University and began reading applications at the Yale admissions office.
Sandy Eiges is the founder of admissions consultancy L. School Scout and holds a master's degree in social work. She helps families with school placement and has created multicultural curricula for Save the Children and developed charter schools. Priya Nambiar spent 10 years in private school admissions at Brentwood and Viewpoint schools in L.
A., holds a master's degree in education from Harvard University, and founded Nambiar Advising. Danny Ruderman is a college admissions counselor who works with some of the biggest names in Hollywood such as Brian Grazer, Kevin Huvane, Steven Levitan, and Evan Spiegel from Snapchat. He is also the author of The Ultimate College Acceptance System. Lastly, Fay Van Der Kar-Levinson is a psychologist who co-authored Choosing the Right School for Your Child.
She lectures for public and private schools and serves as an adjunct professor at UCLA and Pepperdine University.When it comes to private schools in Los Angeles, there are many options to choose from. From day schools to boarding schools, each independent school is governed by its own unique philosophy, values, and approach to teaching. More students in independent schools enroll in advanced courses than in public, parish, or other private schools.The International School of Los Angeles is a non-profit independent international school committed to bilingual education and academic excellence in a nurturing environment. With more than 65 nationalities and 40 spoken languages represented on its multiple Los Angeles area campuses (Burbank, Los Feliz, Pasadena, and West Valley), this school invites its students to study and live in a diverse global community every day.Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is another great option for girls looking for an independent high school experience.
Located in La Cañada Flintridge, this Catholic Dominican school serves 1,172 students (nearly half identify as students of color). It features a competition-sized pool; the Sam Francis Gallery which showcases works by nationally recognized students and artists; and the beloved Alley outdoor space where students can socialize and collaborate on projects.Belldegrun Innovative Leadership Center is another great option for those looking for an independent school experience with new programming such as business competitions and hackathons.When applying to private schools in Los Angeles it's important to complete applications in a timely manner (they are now available online) as this demonstrates your enthusiasm for that school as well as your ability to get things done.The Private School Counts & Enrollment by County Summary provides information on private school counts and private school enrollment for the previous four years. So if you're looking for the best K-12 education for your children's future in Los Angeles, be sure to consult our list of top private schools in the area!.