Westside Neighborhood School

5401 Beethoven Street
Los Angeles, CA 90066-0900
Tel: (310)574-8650
Grades: PK-8 | 446 students
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WNS embodies a positive, child-centered approach to education.
Our challenging curriculum and programs are designed to encourage each individual student to fully develop his or her potential - intellectually, socially, emotionally, and physically.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1980

Student Body

Total Students 446 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
49%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Westside Neighborhood School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size 22 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 13
Yearly Tuition Cost $21,100
Tuition Notes One-time new family fee: $2,200 Middles School Fee (6-8): $2000 (incl. textbooks, labs, retreats, and 8th grade DF trip)
% on Financial Aid
32%
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,800
Admissions Director Darlene Fountaine
Admissions Associate Rebecca Owens

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Flag FootballSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Ceramics, Cooking, Dance, Drama, Mandarin, Orchestra & Ensemble, Outdoor Adventures, Student Council, Tae Kwan Do, Web Page & Video Game Design, Yearbook, many more, many more Ceramics, Cooking, Dance, Drama, Mandarin, Tae Kwan Do, Yearbook, many more, many more, Orchestra & Ensemble,
Outdoor Adventures,
Student Council,
Web Page & Video Game Design,

School Notes

  • Specialists classes include the following: Performing arts, Visual arts, Technology, Music, Spanish, Physical Education.                                               
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