Pinecrest School - Van Nuys

14111 Sherman Way,
Van Nuys, CA, 91405-0914
Tel: (818)988-5554
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
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 9
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2008

Student Body

Total Students 281 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 90%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Pinecrest School - Van Nuys Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Crossroads School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Foundations School Community (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Childrens Circle Nursery School (1.2 miles away)
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  • Van Nuys Crossroads School
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    6843 Lennox Ave
    Van Nuys , CA , 91405
    (818)782-2470
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    0.6  mi  |  41  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Van Nuys
    Foundations School Community
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    14646 Sherman Way
    Van Nuys , CA , 91405
    (818)786-1997
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    0.6  mi  |  75  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Van Nuys
    The Keystone Van Nuys Campus
    All-boys | Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    7533 Van Nuys Blvd
    Van Nuys , CA , 91405
    (818)904-0707
    All-boys | Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    0.7  mi  |  70  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Van Nuys
    Academy Of Amherst Jr-sr High School
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    Crewe St
    Van Nuys , CA , 91405
    (818)503-7869
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    0.8  mi  |  14  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Van Nuys
    St. Elisabeth School
    (Roman Catholic)
    6635 Tobias Ave
    Van Nuys , CA , 91405
    (818)779-1766
    (Roman Catholic)
    1  mi  |  232  students  |  Gr.  K-9

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