Founded in 1968, Park Century School is a non-profit independent co-educational day school designed to meet the specific educational needs of bright children, ages 7-14 years, who have learning differences.
Park Century School empowers bright children with learning differences to reach their academic and personal potential. Students flourish within our individualized, evidence-based curriculum and supportive environment.
In collaboration with their families, the school inspires students to develop into resilient self-advocates and builds a foundation for lifelong achievement.

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Park Century School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 1-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia, Language-based, audio and visual processing, ADHD, anxiety
Year Founded
1968
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
93 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 49%
Students by Grade
Park Century School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size
12 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
12%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$20,000
Admissions Director
Cindy Goodman

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

School Notes

  • The guiding philosophy of Park Century School is based on the conviction that learning differences are life-long challenges that affect all aspects of a child and family. All children with learning differences need educational, emotional, and social assistance. Many also must have help with attention, organization, memory, language, and perceptual-motor function. Simultaneously, their families may be overwhelmed and exhausted by psychological stress, economic burdens, and confusion about the future. These conditions require a broad spectrum of therapeutic and educational interventions. Park Century`s experience with learning differences has fostered a unique concept of the role of the school and the teacher. The school must function as a comprehensive center assuming responsibility for evaluating and meeting the ever-changing needs of a child and family. Under the guidance of the Head of School and Deans, the expanded responsibilities of the classroom teacher include serving as the central therapeutic person in each child`s school program. Accordingly, Park Century School is committed to preserve its ability to attract and retain a dedicated and highly qualified professional faculty and to ensure its continuing professional development in a manner consistent with the School`s mission and philosophy. Personal contact with consultants, ongoing in-service training, continuous administrative support and clinical supervision enable teachers to serve as classroom clinicians and parental advisors, as well as educational specialists. With the guidance of the Head of School, Deans, School Counselor and Professional Advisory Board, every effort is made to integrate the latest special educational research results into school programs. 
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Park Century School cost?

Park Century School's tuition is approximately $65,453 for private students.

What sports does Park Century School offer?

Park Century School offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer and Volleyball.

What is Park Century School's ranking?

Park Century School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees.

When is the application deadline for Park Century School?

The application deadline for Park Century School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
My son went to Park Century School for 5 years. My gratitude to Park Century is boundless as I am quite sure PCS forever changed and made better my son's life. Not only did the school treat my child with great compassion and respect, but they also held my hand through the hard years. Years filled with worry about my son's future and his ability to learn in general. They listened and replied that my son was going to be fine, in fact, better than fine. They created a student who is tenacious and curious who embodies grit and resilience. The school, I am sure was the single best decision I have made for my son and his future. Thank you, thank you, thank you Park Century School. P.S. Nora, a wonderful 8th-grade teacher was instrumental in my child seeing himself as a student and intelligent. A gift that is with my son to this day.
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5  
Best school in LA. Nothing comes close to supporting and preparing your child with learning differences. Highly recommend 4+ years to get the benefits and best results of their program.
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