Switzer Learning Center

2201 Amapola Court
Torrance, CA 90501-0905
Tel: (310)328-3611
Grades: 3-12 | 90 students
Front view of Switzer Learning Center (Torrance, CA).
Front view of Switzer Learning Center (Torrance, CA).
Switzer Learning Center improves the lives of those challenged by learning, social, and emotional difficulties by maximizing their educational competence and psychological well-being.
Switzer Learning Center's goal is to enable those who are experiencing difficulties with learning, social and emotional adjustments: gain greater insight into their difficulties, and be more tolerant of learning, behavioral and individual differences; recognize that they have strengths that they can use to compensate for weaknesses; learn ways to deal with the negative emotions and low-self esteem developed from years of unsuccessful struggling; and develop a sense of trust and optimism that sustains motivation to learn and apply alternative approaches and strategies so that they can be successful and happy in school and beyond.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Council for Exceptional Children
California Association of Private Special Education Schools (CAPSES)
Grades Offered Grades 3-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild to Severe levels of learning, social, emotional, & behavioral challenges, including autism, ADHD, dyslexia, etc.
Year Founded 1966

Student Body

Total Students 90 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Switzer Learning Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Most students funded by Individual Education Plans. Private pay options available.
Admissions Director Wendy White
Admissions Associate Len Hernandez


Total Sports Offered 1 sports
Sports BasketballBasketball


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Billiards, Chess, Cooking, Music Art, Billiards, Chess, Cooking, Music,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Branch Of Hope (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Childrens Place Montessori (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Childrens Place Montessori (0.7 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Torrance
    Grades: NS-6 | 58 students
    0.7 miles
    1215 Crenshaw Blvd
    Torrance, CA 90501
  • Torrance
    Branch Of Hope
    Grades: 1-12 | 30 students
    0.9 miles
    2370 W Carson St Ste 100
    Torrance, CA 90501
  • Torrance
    Nativity School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: KG-8 | 240 students
    0.9 miles
    2371 W Carson St
    Torrance, CA 90501
  • Torrance
    The Chldren's Place
    Montessori School
    Grades: 1-5 | 12 students
    0.9 miles
    1625 Crenshaw Blvd
    Torrance, CA 90501
  • Torrance
    Greenwood Avenue KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    1 miles
    1520 Greenwood Ave.
    Torrance, CA 90503

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