Pressman Academy

Tel: (310)652-2002
  • Founded in 1986, the Rabbi Jacob Pressman Academy of Temple Beth Am has earned a reputation in Southern California as a warm and nurturing school that encourages each student to achieve the maximum of his/her potential, academically, socially, and spiritually.
  • The Pressman Academy is a learning community in which educational innovation and excellence among students, faculty, and parents are actively encouraged.
  • The Academy appreciates the needs and talents of all its students, and regards their shared and individual creativity as its most precious resource.
  • We encourage the balanced development of the whole person, valuing both intellectual growth and social and emotional development.
  • Toward that end, our classrooms strive to use multiple modes of teaching and expression drawing from the language arts, creative arts, math and sciences, and athletics.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Solomon Schechter Day Schools (SSDS)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1986
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2010

Student Body

Total Students473 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradePressman Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size22 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 31 / rolling
Tuition NotesDepends on the grade
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLesley Bloom

Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsBasketball, VolleyballBasketballVolleyball,

School Notes

  • Founded in 1986, the Rabbi Jacob Pressman Academy of Temple Beth Am has earned a reputation in Southern California as a warm and nurturing school that encourages each student to achieve the maximum of his/her potential, academically, socially, and spiritually. The Pressman Academy is a learning community in which educational innovation and excellence among students, faculty, and parents are actively encouraged. The Academy appreciates the needs and talents of all its students, and regards their shared and individual creativity as its most precious resource. We encourage the balanced development of the whole person, valuing both intellectual growth and social and emotional development. Toward that end, our classrooms strive to use multiple modes of teaching and expression drawing from the language arts, creative arts, math and sciences, and athletics.
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