Pressman Academy

1055 S La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90035-0900
Tel: (310)652-2002
Grades: PK-8 | 347 students
Founded in 1986, the Rabbi Jacob Pressman Academy of Temple Beth Am has earned a reputation in Southern California as a warm and nurturing school that encourages each student to achieve the maximum of his/her potential, academically, socially, and spiritually.
The Pressman Academy is a learning community in which educational innovation and excellence among students, faculty, and parents are actively encouraged.
The Academy appreciates the needs and talents of all its students, and regards their shared and individual creativity as its most precious resource.
We encourage the balanced development of the whole person, valuing both intellectual growth and social and emotional development.
Toward that end, our classrooms strive to use multiple modes of teaching and expression drawing from the language arts, creative arts, math and sciences, and athletics.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Solomon Schechter Day Schools (SSDS)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2010

Student Body

Total Students 347 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
95%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Pressman Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Founded in 1986, the Rabbi Jacob Pressman Academy of Temple Beth Am has earned a reputation in Southern California as a warm and nurturing school that encourages each student to achieve the maximum of his/her potential, academically, socially, and spiritually. The Pressman Academy is a learning community in which educational innovation and excellence among students, faculty, and parents are actively encouraged. The Academy appreciates the needs and talents of all its students, and regards their shared and individual creativity as its most precious resource. We encourage the balanced development of the whole person, valuing both intellectual growth and social and emotional development. Toward that end, our classrooms strive to use multiple modes of teaching and expression drawing from the language arts, creative arts, math and sciences, and athletics.

Profile last updated: 03/15/2016

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