Sheenway School & Culture Center

  • The Sheenway Experience has been enriching children of South Los Angeles and Watts since 1971, as well as in the Volta region of Ghana, West Africa, since 1995...demonstrating an unwavering commitment to provide children with a total education through unparalleled opportunities. Sheen Educational Foundation is a non-profit corporation never having received government funding, operating private schools in underserved communiites.
  •   Our students are the genesis and the critical elements for positive human development within the flame of knowledge, lighting the way across the globe in the name of dignity and for the rights to qualitative life and living.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other Montessori association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 1-10
Year Founded1971
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students10 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Sheenway School & Culture Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio1:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Formal with tie/casual with t-shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$800
Tuition NotesFull and Matching Scholarships are available .
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%


Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBallet, Boxing, Dance, Fencing, Gymnastics, Martial Arts, Paddle Tennis, TennisBalletBoxing,
GymnasticsMartial Arts,
Paddle TennisTennis,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Travel Club (TGIF - Traveling the Globe is Fun(damental)

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Cricket (sport)

School Notes

  • In the tradition of self-reliance and enchoric development, Sheen Educational Center, located on the city block that borders 101st Strteet, Broadway, 102nd Street and Olive Street, includes Alliance Burton Tech Charter School on our campus.  Sheenway School and  Culture Center creates a learning environment as an indigenous anchor of hope for striving and challenged students.
  •  "A child is a promise of immortality."       
  •          Herbert A. Sheen, M. D.

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