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At Buckley, our rigorous and engaging learning environment empowers both challenging academics and joy in learning.
Every day our inspired faculty encourages students to push themselves to new heights of learning and new depths of self-knowledge.
We do this because authentic, passionate learners find happiness and success in school, stand out to and are valued by colleges, and develop the tools to lead full and meaningful lives.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 821 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $36,003
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 15 / Jan. 10

Top Rankings

The Buckley School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded
1933
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
821 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
The Buckley School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
92 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
61%
Average Class Size
14 students
Number of AP Courses
19 courses
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Polo shirt and slacks/skirts)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 15 / Jan. 10
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$31,365 for Lower School Students K-5
% on Financial Aid
14%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$25,000
Admissions Director
Stephen D. Milich
Admissions Associate
Katie Patterson

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Associated Student Body, Fall Musical, French Club, International Thespian Society, Junior Statesmen of America, Junior Varsity Club, Model UN, National Honor Society, Runners Club, Spanish Club, Spring Drama, Student Voice - School Newspaper, Varsity Club, Yearbook

School Reviews

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 821 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $36,003
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 15 / Jan. 10

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The average private school tuition in Los Angeles County, CA is $14,477 for elementary schools and $19,513 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Los Angeles County, CA is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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