Pinecrest Schools - Van Nuys

14111 Sherman Way
Van Nuys, CA 91405-0914
Tel: (818)988-5554
Grades: PK - 8 | 317 students
Pinecrest School in Van Nuys is a co-educational private school, home to more than 500 students, ages 18 months through Eighth Grade.
The fundamental purpose of Pinecrest Schools is to provide quality instruction based on the highest academic standards to preschool, primary, intermediate, and middle school students.
Our learning environment is organized along traditional principles of education, although we do take full advantage of state-of-the-art technology and proven methods of instruction.
Along with academic achievement, we stress the development of creativity, character development and good citizenship.
These traits, important enough in their own right, are also mutually supportive.
For instance, opportunities to be creative, to think clearly, constructively and independently, encourage a desire to learn.
Strength in creative thinking combined with strength in academics develops good character.
Good character is the foundation of good citizenship.
At Pinecrest, we believe that every new experience is a crisis in self-esteem, and we keep this in mind as we challenge the skills of each student.
We want every child to become aware of his or her individual self-worth, and to know he or she is a very special person.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Independent Private Schools Association
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2008

Student Body

Total Students 317 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 47%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Pinecrest Schools - Van Nuys Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Crossroads School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Crossroads School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Elisabeth School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Van Nuys
    Crossroads School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 8-12 | 35 students
    0.6 miles
    6843 Lennox Ave
    Van Nuys, CA 91405
    (818)782-2470
    0.68-12
    35
  • Van Nuys
    First Lutheran Elementary School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: K-6 | 68 students
    0.6 miles
    6952 Van Nuys Boulevard
    Van Nuys, CA 91405
    (818)786-3002
    0.6K-6
    68
  • Van Nuys
    The Keystone Van Nuys Campus
    All-boys  | Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 70 students
    0.7 miles
    7533 Van Nuys Blvd
    Van Nuys, CA 91405
    (818)904-0707
    0.77-12
    70
  • Van Nuys
    Grades: 7-12 | 14 students
    0.8 miles
    Crewe St
    Van Nuys, CA 91405
    (818)503-7869
    0.87-12
    14
  • Van Nuys
    St Elisabeth School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 263 students
    1 miles
    6635 Tobias Ave
    Van Nuys, CA 91405
    (818)779-1766
    1PK-8
    263

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