Pinecrest School Northridge

17081 Devonshire St
Northridge, CA 91325-0913
     Tel: (818)368-7241
Grades: K - 5 | 404 students
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The fundamental purpose of Pinecrest Schools is to provide quality instruction - based on the highest academic standards - to preschool, primary, intermediate and junior high school students.
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Our learning environment is organized along traditional principles of education, although we do take full advantage of up-to-date technology and proven methods of instruction.
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Along with academic achievement, we stress the development of creativity, character and citizenship.
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These traits, important enough in their own right, are also mutually supportive.
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Strength in creative thinking combine with strength in academics to develop character, the foundation of good citizenship.
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We take to heart the belief that every student is an individual, with differing needs and abilities.
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Children of elementary age, in particular, vary greatly in their rates of achievement.
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No two students experience an equal degree of mental or physical development at the same time.
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We feel it is essential to be aware of the needs of each student, and to help them make the most of their abilities at every age.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
National Independent Private Schools Association
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 5
Learning Programs Supported ADD, ADHD
Year Founded 1957
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2007

Student Body

Total Students 404 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 32%
State avg.: 43%
Students by Grade Pinecrest School Northridge Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $7,900
Admissions Director Janice Rudd
Admissions Associate Paula Ruggirello


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Flag Football, Soccer, Swimming, VolleyballFlag FootballSoccer,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Highland Hall Waldorf School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kindercare Learning Center (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Kindercare Learning Center (0.6 miles away)
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  • North HillsKindercare Learning Center
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  • NorthridgeHighland Hall Waldorf School
    Special Program Emphasis
    17100 Superior Street
    NorthridgeCA 91325
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    0.8 mi | 228 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • NorthridgeAbraham Joshua Heschel Day School
    17701 Devonshire St
    NorthridgeCA 91325
    0.8 mi | 400 students | Gr. KG-8                      
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    NorthridgeCA 91325
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