Los Encinos School

17100 Ventura Blvd
Encino, CA 91316-0913
     Tel: (818)990-1006
Grades: K - 6 | 162 students
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Los Encinos, independent and non-profit, is a small elementary school with a large commitment to every child.
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We provide a warm, caring environment where children in Grades K through 6 are encouraged to develop confidence, independence and pleasure in learning.
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By design, the academic program is flexible enough to accommodate a variety of learning styles in a supportive atmosphere where individual progress is greatly valued.
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We respect differences among children and have a high regard for effort.
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We believe personal success is a child's best motivator.
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Los Encinos is committed to challenging students and to supporting them.
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Our goal is to prepare students with a strong foundation of skills.
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Teachers, serving as facilitators for learning, provide a variety of opportunities to develop critical thinking and problem-solving strategies.
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Teamwork and cooperation are integrated throughout the program.
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This approach emphasizes the importance of intellectual pursuits, explored both independently and cooperatively.
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In addition, our rich humanities curriculum reinforces the values of diversity and mutual respect.
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We present moral values, character education, and opportunities for community service at every level.
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We strive to prepare our students for the demands of a changing world.
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As a small school, our reach extends not only to the child, but also to the family.
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Parental commitment is the foundation of the Los Encinos community.
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The school welcomes and encourages parents to become involved in their child's educational experience.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 6
Year Founded 1980

Student Body

Total Students 162 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 43%
Students by Grade Los Encinos School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 23 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 10 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $23,400
% on Financial Aid 12%
Admissions Associate Bri Miller


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Learning Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Learning Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Encino Presbyterian Childrens Center (0.2 miles away)
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  • EncinoThe Learning Center
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    16944 Ventura Blvd Ste 8 C
    EncinoCA 91316
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    0.2 mi | 13 students | Gr. 4-12                      
  • EncinoEncino Presbyterian Childrens Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    4963 Balboa Blvd
    EncinoCA 91316
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.2 mi | 119 students | Gr. NS-K                      
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    5461 Louise Ave
    EncinoCA 91316
    0.8 mi | n/a students | Gr. 3-12                      
  • EncinoOur Lady Of Grace School
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    17720 Ventura Blvd
    EncinoCA 91316
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.8 mi | 256 students | Gr. KG-8                      
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    EncinoCA 91316
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