Foundations School Community

14646 Sherman Way,
Van Nuys, CA, 91405-0914
Tel: (818)786-1997
Grades: K - 9 | 75 students
Foundations Shool Community is the only K-8th grade progressive school in the valley.
FSC is an academice school with a Social Studies core curriculum that forms the central focus of all work.
Academic disciplines such as Mathematics, Science, and Language Arts are integrated within this Social Studies core.
Students develop critical-thinking, leadership, communication, cooperative learning skills, and a lifelong love of learning.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 9
Year Founded 1994

Student Body

Total Students 75 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 14%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Foundations School Community Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 20 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Sharra Gage

School Notes:

  • Developing academic proficiency Nurturing proactive learners Facicilitating problem-solving skills Creating children who will make a positive impact in the world

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Keystone Van Nuys Campus (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pinecrest Schools - Van Nuys (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Pinecrest Schools - Van Nuys (0.6 miles away)
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  • Van Nuys The Keystone Van Nuys Campus
    All-boys | Alternative School
    7533 Van Nuys Blvd
    Van Nuys , CA , 91405
    (818)904-0707
    All-boys | Alternative School
    0.5  mi  |  70  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Van Nuys
    Crossroads School
    Special Education School
    6843 Lennox Ave
    Van Nuys , CA , 91405
    (818)782-2470
    Special Education School
    0.5  mi  |  33  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Van Nuys
    Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Pinecrest Schools - Van Nuys
    14111 Sherman Way
    Van Nuys , CA , 91405
    (818)988-5554
    0.6  mi  |  182  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Van Nuys
    St Elisabeth School
    (Roman Catholic)
    6635 Tobias Ave
    Van Nuys , CA , 91405
    (818)779-1766
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.7  mi  |  207  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Van Nuys
    Pacific School    
    Special Education School
    15339 Saticoy St
    Van Nuys , CA , 91406
    (818)267-2600
    Special Education School
    1.1  mi  |  72  students  |  Gr.  5-12

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