Berkeley Hall School

Berkeley Hall School is a non-sectarian, coed, private school for students from preschool to 8th grade.
We are dedicated to inspiring students to excel in academics and become active thinkers and conscientious stewards of the world.
Founded in 1911, BHS is grounded in a sense of community and committed to providing a balanced and inclusive education for all.
In addition to challenging academics, we offer a variety of visual and performing arts, athletics, enrichment, outdoor education, STEAM, and leadership programs.
Our 66-acre campus has multiple playgrounds, sports fields, tennis, basketball, and volleyball courts, a swimming pool, an amphitheater, and a performing arts center.
We are proud of our state-of-the-art Innovation Lab where students can be creative using the latest software and technology.
BHS is where rigorous academics are coupled with a love of learning, leadership with social responsibility, creativity with moral integrity, and self-esteem with compassion for others.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 270 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $41,000
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Berkeley Hall School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
270 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
Berkeley Hall School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
59%
Average Class Size
22 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniforms grades 1 through 8: Navy or beige pants, shorts, skirts, skorts with polo shirts.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies by grade: Nursery & EK from $17,910 to $30,460; K-5th $37,750; 6th $41,170; 7th-8th $41,850. Tuition covers textbooks, interscholastic sports, field trips, yearbooks, and Berkeley Hall Parent Association Membership.
% on Financial Aid
23%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$24,450
Admissions Director
Carolyn Good
Admissions Associate
Nora Rielly

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Clubs, Student Ambassador Program, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir

School Notes

  • Small classes
  • Rigorous academic program in balanced environment
  • Balanced traditional and student-centered education
  • Warm and nurturing environment
  • Strong character educationVibrant family community
  • Serene and safe 66-acre mountaintop campus
  • Close to the Westside of Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley
  • Fun playgrounds
  • Football field and 1/4 mile track
  • Baseball diamond with batting cages
  • Basketball court
  • Tennis courts
  • 75-foot Pool
  • 2,000-square foot Library
  • 300-seat auditorium
  • Outdoor amphitheater
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Berkeley Hall School cost?
Berkeley Hall School's tuition is approximately $41,000 for private students.
What sports does Berkeley Hall School offer?
Berkeley Hall School offers 8 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Dance, Flag Football, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is Berkeley Hall School's ranking?
Berkeley Hall School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Largest student body and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Berkeley Hall School?
The application deadline for Berkeley Hall School is Jan. 15 / rolling (applications are due on Jan. 15 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

School Calendar

View the Berkeley Hall School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
School Holiday - Spring Break
March 25, 2024 (Monday)
School Holiday - Spring Break
April 01, 2024 (Monday)
Early Dismissal - 12:30pm - Last Day of School
June 05, 2024 (Wednesday)

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
We love BHS mainly because of its inclusion, diversity, and equality. My son joined BHS in 6th grade from HK, it was a big change for him as he needed to adapt to the local culture, to use English as his 1st speaking language in the school. As parents, we are concerned about bullying issues and we are also worried about the different education systems between Asia and the USA. Now two years past my son works so well at school, he enjoys school time and is always happy to be back to school. He continuously grows his confidence in both academics and sports. We are also so grateful that BHS develop the students through outdoor trip, my son made a dramatic change from a one-week Yosemite Trip, he saw how amazing the nature history is, he challenged himself to have a long-distance walk every day and he enjoyed the group activities to interact with his peers. It's a great trip for kids to grow up not only physically but more importantly mentally. If you are a new immigrant in the USA and want to find a good school for your kids, choose BHS; If you want your kids to enter into a decent independent high school, choose BHS; If your kids struggle with bullying issues from their current school, transfers to BHS; If you want to your kids to get special care, choose BHS; ...... Whatever the reason in your mind, BHS should be one of the best for your kids' growth.
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5  
My son, Troy, entered Berkeley Hall in the seventh grade. Without fail, every day I pick him up from school Troy is fulfilled with the experiences the school day has given him. His friends come from solid families with good morals. They talk about international events and business. They play chess online. They come from diverse backgrounds. I couldn't be more pleased with the friends Troy has made. "Stick with the winners," I tell Troy. BHS is full of them.The teachers and administration are so engaged and passionate. Troy likes what he learns. We are updated daily with online access to curriculum and progress. We have conferences every trimester. We are informed. Troy loved his mock trial and 3D printing electives. His curriculum is rigorous but not overbearing.BHS is a community. The school brings the families together regularly. We are so pleased with our experience. They are holding our hand during the high school admissions process. Thank you BHS!
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5  
Berkeley Hall School is more than a learning institution to me, it's a lifelong home. BHS specializes in creating and delivering what I've come to believe are "full exposure" moments. Like a picture, you can snap back into the memories, subjects, and experiences- years after they're made- and relive the authenticity and passion as though you witnessed it yesterday. Aside from the supremely above-average and rigorous academic programs, creating and building traditions is an important and meaningful part of the BHS experience, too. The school acts as an extended family that offers invaluable "life skills" learning opportunities, which prepare students for reality and enable kids to develop leadership abilities they can use to navigate through ambiguity. The teachers, parents, and alumni groups that form around each student foster a sense of belonging and help students to become better stewards of their integrity, better servants to their communities, and all-around better humans.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 270 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $41,000
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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