Grades: 4-12 | 179 students
Bridges Academy provides field trips and talent enrichment opportunities every year, including the fall trip to Catalina Island to explore the environmental sciences.
Although Bridges Academy has only 145 students, the school still boasts competitive CIF Cross Country, Track & Field and Basketball teams.
Bridges Academy offers its Middle School students a variety of enrichment clusters geared toward advancing knowledge in students' fields of interest. Enrichment Clusters include subjects such as Chess and board games, Photography, Marine Biology, Medieval Manuscripts. journalism, inventions, language and culture, visual storytelling, claymation, organic gardening, science fiction, wellness/mindfulness.
Bridges Academy offers immersive, multi-grade winter and summer session courses for students interested in continuing their education after the semester has ended. Students explore the natural wonders of Los Angeles County, create short films, magnetize household objects, or even build medieval armor for heroic mock battles.
Bridges Academy is a college preparatory school dedicated to educating "twice-exceptional" students-gifted and highly-gifted with learning differences-in grades 4-12.
Bridges empowers its students to thrive academically and socially through small classes, differentiated instruction, and tolerance, creating an environment in which both gifts and differences are recognized and respected. Individual learning profiles are created for each student.
The Bridges educational model is strength-based and talent-development driven.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
|Grades Offered||Grades 4-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||AD/HD, NLD, learning differences|
|Total Students||179 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 44%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||48 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||4:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||8 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Admissions Director||Doug Lenzini|
|Total Sports Offered||3 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cross Country, Track and FieldBasketball, Cross Country,
Track and Field
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||12 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Band, Computer Programming, Creative Writing, Debate, Film Studies, Music Composition/Production, Robotics, Studio Art, Sustainability, Theatre Tech, design priciples, photography Band, Debate, Film Studies, Robotics, Studio Art, Sustainability, Theatre Tech, photography, Computer Programming,
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