Turning Point School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (310)841-2505
  • Turning Point School is an independent, coeducational day school providing a premiere education to students in the greater Los Angeles area.
  • For over 45 years, we have educated confident, curious, and globally-aware Preschool, Kindergarten, Elementary School, and Middle School students.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1970

Student Body

Total Students345 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
41%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeTurning Point School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size15 students
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 11 / Jan. 22 / rolling
Admissions DirectorChristian Davis

Sports

Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes

  • Turning Point School is an independent school that provides harmony between the structure of a rigorous academic program and the freedom that guides each child through the many academic, emotional, creative, physical, social, and ethical turning points the primary, elementary, and middle school years present. We succeed when our students become responsible, well-balanced adults who are confident, honest, knowledgeable, community-focused, globally oriented, joyful, and well prepared to face a challenging and changing world.

Profile last updated: 10/23/2015

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School Reviews

5  5/17/2016
Turning Point School is a happy place. 7 years into our TP experience and my children have never said that they don't want to go to school. The teachers are both nurturing and firm. The community is diverse and, for the most part, down to earth. The children who graduate from TP are confident, well spoken and look you in the eyes when they speak to you. They learn respect and compassion and I look forward to the years we have remaining there.
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