The Buckley School

3900 Stansbury Avenue,
Sherman Oaks, CA, 91423-0914
Tel: (818)783-1610
Grades: K - 12 | 830 students
At Buckley, our small and deeply supportive learning environment empowers both rigorous academics and joy in learning--which is a difficult but very important balance to achieve.
Every day our inspired faculty encourages students to push themselves to new heights of learning and new depths of self-knowledge.
We do this because authentic, passionate learners find happiness and success in school, realy stand out to and are valued by colleges, and, taking a long-term view of the goals of education, develop the tools to lead full and meaningful lives.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1933

Student Body

Total Students 830 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 36%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade The Buckley School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 111 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 61%
Average Class Size 14 students
Number of AP Courses 19 courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Polo shirt and slacks/skirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 15 / Jan. 10
Yearly Tuition Cost $35,125
Tuition Notes $30,901 for Lower School Students K-5
% on Financial Aid 14%
Average Financial Aid Grant $15,000
Admissions Director Stephen Milich
Admissions Associate Therese Bagsit

Sports

Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceEquestrian,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Associated Student Body, Fall Musical, French Club, International Thespian Society, Junior Statesmen of America, Junior Varsity Club, Model UN, National Honor Society, Runners Club, Spanish Club, Spring Drama, Student Voice - School Newspaper, Varsity Club, Yearbook Fall Musical, French Club, Model UN, Runners Club, Spanish Club, Spring Drama, Varsity Club, Yearbook, Associated Student Body,
International Thespian Society,
Junior Statesmen of America,
Junior Varsity Club,
National Honor Society,
Student Voice - School Newspaper,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Notre Dame High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Temple B'nai Hayim Children's Center (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Francis De Sales School (1.2 miles away)
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  • Sherman Oaks Temple B'nai Hayim Children's Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Jewish)
    4276 Van Nuys Blvd
    Sherman Oaks , CA , 91403
    (818)905-9270
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Jewish)
    0.6  mi  |  23  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Sherman Oaks
    St Francis De Sales School
    (Roman Catholic)
    13368 Valleyheart Dr
    Sherman Oaks , CA , 91423
    (818)784-9573
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.2  mi  |  312  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Sherman Oaks
    Notre Dame High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    13645 Riverside Dr
    Sherman Oaks , CA , 91423
    (818)933-3600
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.3  mi  |  1218  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Sherman Oaks
    Merdinian Armenian Evangelical School
    (Christian)
    13330 Riverside Dr
    Sherman Oaks , CA , 91423
    (818)907-8149
    (Christian)
    1.6  mi  |  156  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Studio City Harvard-Westlake School
    3700 Coldwater Canyon Avenue
    Studio City , CA , 91604
    (818)980-6692
    1.7  mi  |  1593  students  |  Gr.  7-12

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