Crossroads School of Arts & Sciences is one of the best K-12 education options for children in Los Angeles. With a commitment to building a diverse and inclusive community, this top-tier elementary school has Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick and Viveca Paulin Ferrell, wife of Will Ferrell, as board members. It is proud of its development of a curriculum that encourages play and becomes more challenging. Nominations stemming from conversations with our panel of experts, as well as dozens of parents from private schools from all facets of the industry, resulted in schools being selected for this year's guide.
Serving 1,172 students (nearly half identify as students of color), two Santa Monica campuses feature 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 socialize and collaborate on projects. In the corridors there are signs that ask: “Why would you kneel?” as Crossroads unveils its Equity & Justice Institute this September “to find meaningful solutions to the challenges our students will inherit,” says school principal Bob Riddle.To increase your kids' Ivy League's odds of bringing out the innovative in your child so that a well-balanced, overall child cultivates a creative free spirit, you can learn among the most powerful and connected panel of school experts. Harriett Bay is an education consultant who has been practicing for more than 30 years and was a teacher at L. A.
He graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles 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. She is the best-selling author of The Truth About Getting In.Sandy Eiges, founder of admissions consultancy L.
School Scout, holds a master's degree in social work and helps families with school placement. He has created multicultural curricula for Save the Children and has developed charter schools. Priya Nambiar spent 10 years in private school admissions at Brentwood and Viewpoint schools in L. He earned his master's degree in education from Harvard University and founded Nambiar Advising.
Danny Ruderman is a college admissions counselor who works with Brian Grazer, Kevin Huvane, Steven Levitan and Evan Spiegel from Snapchat. A student at Stanford University, he is the author of The Ultimate College Acceptance System.Fay Van Der Kar-Levinson is a psychologist who is co-author of Choosing the Right School for Your Child. She lectures for public and private schools, and serves as an adjunct professor at her alma mater UCLA, and Pepperdine University.Crossroads School of Arts & Sciences has famous graduates such as actress Kate Hudson and Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel. Other alumni are Jack Black, Zooey Deschanel, Zosia Mamet, Michael Bay and Whitney Port.
The award-winning actress attended Choate Rosemary Hall, a boarding school and day school in Connecticut. He is in good company among other actors former students of Choate, including Glenn Close, Michael Douglas and Paul Giamatti.The famous actor attended Choate Rosemary Hall too; he is in good company with Choate's alumni some of whom include Glenn Close, Jamie Lee Curtis and Paul Giamatti.New roads in Santa Monica succeeded anyway with the first principal David Bryan Cummins moving on; all types of families were enrolled. The New Visions Foundation and influencers such as Herb Alpert, Steven Spielberg, Kate Capshaw, James and Suzy Cameron, Lee Walcott of the Ahmanson Foundation and Fred Ali of the Weingart Foundation helped provide the money while Cummins was in charge of the inspiration.The actress who started on The Cosby Show attended the famous Professional Nursery School in New York which is known for producing some of the biggest stars in the country such as Christopher Walken Tara Reid Scarlett Johansson Macaulay Culkin Donald Faison Carrie Fisher Sarah Michelle Gellar Christina Ricci and many others.The actor attended Middlesex School in Massachusetts where he was president of the drama club and played the lead role in numerous school plays; his younger on-screen sister Keshia Knight Pulliam also attended a private school but not the same.With a commitment to building a diverse and inclusive community (53 percent of the 540 students identify as people of color) this top-tier elementary school that has Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick and Viveca Paulin Ferrell wife of Will Ferrell as board members is proud of its development a curriculum that encourages play and becomes more challenging.The Academy Award-nominated actress best known for films such as The Savages The Nanny Diaries Kinsey and You Can Count on Me attended Northfield Mount Hermon School Grace & Frankie executive producer Robbie Tollin adds: “There are many examples of how the school develops independent thinkers from 'allowing children to be 'inventive spellers' in kindergarten to a 'regular meeting' that is both a forum a performance an exhibition and a session of information”.The actor best known for his roles in The Office 40-Year-Old Virgin attended Middlesex School a private boarding school in Concord Massachusetts; while singer-songwriter Taylor Swift spent her fifth year of grade at Harpeth Hall a girls' school in Nashville Tennessee.The Oscar-winning actress best known for her numerous roles in movies & TV shows as well as her aerobic exercise video series is also a student at a private school Actress Anne Archer I Feel Pretty writer Abby Kohn MSNBC's Alex Witt & The Big Sick star Zoe Kazan are alumni of the 530-student institution that is Southern California's oldest independent school for girls.The Grammy Award-winning vocalist attended Northfield Mount Hermon School a college preparatory boarding school located on two campuses near Northfield Massachusetts.