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The Willows, a Developmental Kindergarten through 8th grade independent, coeducational school enrolls 460 students annually from 57+ Los Angeles area zip codes. Nationally recognized as a balanced yet demanding progressive educational leader, our strong academic program incorporates experiential learning and thematic instruction into cutting-edge curriculum and integrates technology & the arts into the classroom. Strongly committed to financial assistance, we seek a broad-based student body with a diversity of race, ethnicity, and socioeconomics. We believe each child brings our community an extraordinary gift: a curious mind, ready to explore and eager to learn. We challenge our students to uncover meaning in the world around them and prepare them to become capable, confident individuals who demonstrate character, engagement, and a joyful passion for creative inquiry.
Our Lower School (Elementary School) serves students in kindergarten through fifth grades. For over 50 years, Woodcrest School has delivered a traditional curriculum that prepares students for high school and beyond. Our curriculum includes: reading aloud daily, cursive writing, project based learning, technology integration, timed math facts, and social and emotional buddy ups. Teachers work in small groups to nurture successful and motivated students with the skills needed to reach their highest potential. Every teacher instructs under the guidance of the school’s mission to provide a place where learning is fun and children love learning. Students receive a superior academic foundation, with enrichment in leadership and communication skills, strength of character and social responsibility.
At Stratford, high expectations yield extraordinary results. We start early with an advanced and intentionally balanced curriculum that challenges students and accelerates achievement. Our ever-evolving, STEAM-based (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) curriculum and teaching methods ensure students develop the diverse set of problem-solving skills and creative talents they’ll need in today’s world. Beyond the classroom, we help students discover and define their passions through a variety of extracurricular activities, personal development and enrichment. This carefully designed approach prepares students to become tomorrow’s creative problem-solvers, imaginative innovators, and confident, insightful leaders. For the 20/21 school year we welcome students back with safety in mind and a flexible learning environment including traditional on-campus, intermittent distance learning, hybrid schedule, and a fully online program. Join us for a virtual tour at www.stratfordschools.com/tours. For additional information go to www.stratfordschools.com. Or contact the campus near you
The Help Group offers differentiated academic instruction paired with therapeutic and behavioral services for students with social and emotional challenges, including depression and anxiety. Schools and programs include North Hills Prep (grades K-12) in Van Nuys and Westview School of Arts (grades 6-12) in Culver City. North Hills Prep focuses on helping every student regain enthusiasm about school, building self-confidence through authentic achievement and learning to value their education again. We take time to understand their individuality and engage them in the school experience. While at Westview School of Arts, developing successful students begins with an emphasis on educating the whole child. We incorporate an innovative educational model combining traditional, therapeutic, and practical skills preparing students who need extra support with the confidence and competency to thrive. With our exciting visual & performing arts programs, our students have the opportunity
Summit View School offers a comprehensive elementary through high school program for students with learning differences and/or ADHD An innovative and integrated college preparatory curriculum, coupled with small class sizes and specialized teaching enables students to experience academic success In addition, related services are offered in the areas of counseling, speech and language therapy, and occupational therapy In an effort to meet the individual needs of students and address diverse learning styles, Summit View employs various specialized research-based educational strategies and programs such as The Wilson Reading System, Step-Up-To-Writing, Mindfulness, The Olweus Bullying Prevention Program, and more Learning comes alive through classroom and small group participatory, interactive, hands-on, multi-sensory instruction in a stimulating and motivating environment Whether it is in community service, athletics, fine arts, experiential learning or student leadership, students work together to create a total environment that stimulates
The Help Group offers specialized day schools and programs for children and adolescents with special needs related to autism spectrum disorder. Our innovative, multidisciplinary day schools recognize the strengths, challenges and natural talents of each student. With a variety of developmentally appropriate offerings, our autism schools focus on social and personal well-being and academic achievement. Our comprehensive programs include: small class size; individualized academic instruction; college preparatory or functional curriculum as appropriate; emphasis on social communication and social skills training; classroom and individual positive behavior support; vocational education and career counseling; occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, and counseling; and more! Programs are located in Sherman Oaks and Culver City and include Young Learners Preschool, Village Glen (K-12), Bridgeport School (K-12), Bridgeport Vocational Education Center (transition), and Sunrise School (K-12, transition). Schedule a virtual open house appointment today at email@example.com or 877-943-5747.
STEM3 Academy offers K-12, college preparatory programs in Valley Glen, Culver City, and Irvine. As the first school in the nation to offer a STEM curriculum to students with social and learning differences, STEM3 Academy is designed to help students who have a passion for STEM-related fields while also filling the growing gap for skilled STEM workers nationwide. With an increase in the number of students with neuro-developmental differences who are interested in STEM fields, we know there is a place for STEM Academy graduates in tomorrow’s workforce. Our focus is on students, learning, and results. Our unique and accelerated curriculum is project-based and experiential. We offer personalized learning, innovation labs, robotics, science challenges, and many other opportunities. Our graduates thrive in college and have access to a wide array of careers. Schedule a virtual open house appointment today at firstname.lastname@example.org or 877-943-5747.
Bring the wonder of the underwater world to your young learners during the stretch between school and dinnertime. Our once a week 6-part multi series is offered in the Fall, Winter, and Spring for grades K-8. Two ocean educators will build upon kids' curiosity, allowing them to join other learners as we explore ocean science through Zoom in interactive and fun ways. Topics range from discovering ocean habitats and creatures to designing ocean engineering solutions. Financial Aid is available. Members: $135; Public: $150