Play Mountain Place

6063 Hargis St,
Los Angeles, CA, 90034-0900
Tel: (323)870-4381
Play Mountain Place was founded in Los Angeles by Phyllis Fleishman in 1949, to further the philosophy of self-motivated learning.
Our mission is to provide a humanistic educational environment that is developmentally appropriate for each age group.
Our curriculum is organic, child-initiated, and primarily experiential.
A child's inherent desire to learn is acknowledged and facilitated, not forced or squelched.
Curriculum addresses children's social and emotional development as well as their intellectual growth.
In addition, we strive to encourage the empowerment of children, and respect for each other, ourselves and the environment.
Children learn to be part of community, both small and global.
We enroll the whole family, believing in the important role family dynamics and support play in children's growth and development.
As a school, we strive to be a microcosm of the larger society, reflecting the diversity in the Los Angeles community.
In addition to enrolling families of various ethnic, religious, cultural, and sexual orientations, we stress anti-bias and culturally sensitive curriculum in our daily program.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 6

Student Body

Total Students 63 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 17%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Play Mountain Place Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Angeles Workshop School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Echo Horizon School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Echo Horizon School (0.2 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  |Preschools Preschools  |Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Culver City Echo Horizon School
    Special Program Emphasis
    3430 Mcmanus Avenue
    Culver City , CA , 90232
    (310)838-2442
    Special Program Emphasis
    0.2  mi  |  264  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Culver City
    Turning Point School
    8780 National Blvd
    Culver City , CA , 90232
    (310)841-2505
    0.6  mi  |  282  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Culver City
    Park Century School
    Special Education School
    3939 Landmark St
    Culver City , CA , 90232
    (310)840-0500
    Special Education School
    0.7  mi  |  99  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Culver City
    The Willows Community School
    8509 Higuera Street
    Culver City , CA , 90232
    (310)815-0411
    0.7  mi  |  425  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Los Angeles Angeles Workshop School
    9713 Venice Blvd.
    Los Angeles , CA , 90034
    (424)603-4661
    1.3  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  6-12

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?         Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Homeschool or Private School?
Homeschool or Private School?
What do you do when you are dissatisfied with your local public schools? Homeschool your children? Send them to private school? Let's look at your options.
Religious Schools: An Overview
Your religion matters to you. You want your child to attend a school which will combine academics and religious education. Here is an overview of what is available together with some links to denominational web sites.
7 Ways to Improve Your Math Scores
Add things up and you'll quickly find the answer- math is crucial both in academics and the real world. By following these strategies and following personal training programs, students can uncover their weaknesses and conquer math.
Request Information
I am a: Parent   Student  
Email:
Parent or guardian name:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Country of citizenship:
Student is:
Male   Female  
In grade:           For entry grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Public   Private   Parochial  
Applying for financial aid?:
Yes   No   Don't Know  

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Los Angeles, CA is $11,813 for elementary schools and $17,453 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Los Angeles, CA is 76% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).