Rabbi Jacob Program Academy

1055 S La Cienega Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA, 90035-0900
     Tel: (310)652-2002
Grades: PK - 8 | 321 students
Founded in 1986, the Rabbi Jacob Pressman Academy of Temple Beth Am has earned a reputation in Southern California as a warm and nurturing school that encourages each student to achieve the maximum of his/her potential, academically, socially, and spiritually.
The Pressman Academy is a learning community in which educational innovation and excellence among students, faculty, and parents are actively encouraged.
The Academy appreciates the needs and talents of all its students, and regards their shared and individual creativity as its most precious resource.
We encourage the balanced development of the whole person, valuing both intellectual growth and social and emotional development.
Toward that end, our classrooms strive to use multiple modes of teaching and expression drawing from the language arts, creative arts, math and sciences, and athletics.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Solomon Schechter Day Schools (SSDS)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2010

Student Body

Total Students 321 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 95%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Rabbi Jacob Program Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ohr Haemet Institute (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Torat Hayim Hebrew Academy (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Torat Hayim Hebrew Academy (0.2 miles away)
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  • Los AngelesTorat Hayim Hebrew Academy
      (Jewish)
    1210 S La Cienega Blvd
    Los AngelesCA90035
    (310)652-8349
      (Jewish)
    0.2 mi | 182 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Los AngelesSt. Mary Magdalen
      (Roman Catholic)
    1223 S Corning Street
    Los AngelesCA90035
    (310)652-4723
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.2 mi | 106 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • Los AngelesOhr Haemet Institute
    All-girls  (Jewish)
    1030 S Robertson Blvd
    Los AngelesCA90035
    (310)354-3006
    All-girls  (Jewish)
    0.4 mi | 20 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Costa MesaPage Private School - Beverly Hills
    Po Box 10909
    Costa MesaCA92627
    0.4 mi | 32 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • Los AngelesMesivta Birkas Yitzchok
    All-boys  (Jewish)
    6022 W Pico Blvd
    Los AngelesCA90035
    (323)937-4748
    All-boys  (Jewish)
    0.5 mi | 62 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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