Berkeley Hall School

16000 Mulholland Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90049-0900
Tel: (310)476-6421
Grades: NS-8 | 270 students
As the oldest co-ed independent school in Los Angeles, Berkeley Hall offers a balanced traditional program of challenging academics, arts, and athletics, which provides a strong foundation for high school.
The school`s mission is "to empower children to fulfill their unlimited, God-given potential as fearless scholars and conscientious citizens." Character education is an essential component in developing the whole student.
Our core values of compassion, honesty, respect, and responsibility are explored in all-school assemblies, in the classroom, and in the day-to-day interactions among members of our school community.
Our 66-acre campus is situated amidst the natural beauty of the Santa Monica Mountains, minutes from the Westside and the San Fernando Valley.
It provides students with the ideal environment to reflect, grow, learn, and achieve success.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Educational Records Bureau
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded 1911

Student Body

Total Students 270 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
45%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Berkeley Hall School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size 22 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Uniforms grades 1 through 8: Navy or beige pants, shorts, skirts, skorts with polo shirts.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $27,300
Tuition Notes Tuition varies by grade: Nursery & JK from $10,650 to $23,200; K-5th $25,970; 6th $27,300; 7th-8th $27,900. Tuition covers textbooks, interscholastic sports, field trips, yearbooks, and Mothers' Club and Dads' Club memberships
% on Financial Aid
23%
Average Financial Aid Grant $13,500
Admissions Director Nathalie Miller
Admissions Associate Carolyn Good

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Dance, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
DanceFlag Football,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Choir Choir,

School Notes

  • Small classes
  • Rigorous academic program in balanced environment
  • Balanced traditional education
  • Warm and nurturing environment
  • Strong character education
  • Great family community
  • Serene 66-acre mountain top campus
  • Close to the Westside of Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley
  • Football field and track
  • Baseball diamond with batting cages
  • Basketball court
  • Tennis courts
  • 75-foot Pool
  • 2,000-square foot Library
  • 300-seat auditorium
  • Outdoor amphitheater

Profile last updated: 05/26/2016

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