Wildwood School K-12

  • Wildwood School is a K-12, co-educational, independent college preparatory day school located in West Los Angeles providing an education based on progressive principles.
  • It serves a diverse student body and seeks to develop students who are critical thinkers, skillful collaborators, and compassionate leaders who are empowered to make a difference in their world.
  • The elementary campus (grades K-5) is located at 12201 Washington Pl., LA, 90066.
  • The elementary phone number is 310-397-3134. The middle and upper school campus (grades 6-12) is located at 11811 Olympic Blvd., LA, 90064. The phone number is 310-478-7189.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded1971
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students725 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 44%
Students by GradeWildwood School K-12 Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers94 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
66%
Average Class Size15 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAdvanced Algebra, Algebra, Algebra II, American Studies, Biology, British Literature, Calculus-based Physics, Chemistry, Contemporary World Literature, Environmental Science, Geometry, Human Rights, Modern U.S. History, Physics, Pre-Calculus, Spanish (4-years available with Honors available in all), Statistics, Western Civilization,
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineOct. 29 / Dec. 15 / rolling
Tuition Notes$24,025 for K-5; $29,975 for grades 6-12
% on Financial Aid
15%
Acceptance Rate
60%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorChantelle Pierre
Admissions AssociateJo Chapman

Sports

Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Equestrian, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryEquestrian,
Flag FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Choir, Climbing, Cycling, Film, Human, International, Knitting, Math, NewsMagazine, Peer, Photography, SAGA, School, Sci-Fi, Student, Yearbook

School Notes

  • Elementary program:
  • Our elementary classes offer a balanced program that meets individual and group learning needs.
  • Field trips and service learning are woven into the core curriculum.
  • We offer a daily After Care program and After School Enrichment classes.
  • Kindergarten and 1st grade are combined in multi-age classes that Wildwood calls "Pods."
  • Grades 2 through 5 are not multi-aged.
  • League sports begin in 5th grade.
  • Middle school program:
  • Wildwood School's middle school program advances students' academic, social, and emotional growth.
  • Small class sizes create a comfortable, safe space where students can explore their own identities and try out ideas.
  • Teachers and staff serve as role models, and advisors provide a critical link between school and home.
  • A program of core academics is enhanced with an emphasis on the development of organizational and study skills to prepare students for upper school grades.
  • In middle and upper school, Wildwood Wolves compete in CIF league athletics, fielding several sports teams each season.
  • Upper school program:
  • Honors classes are available in 17 subjects.
  • Juniors and seniors can take yearlong electives.
  • Juniors and seniors participate in a robust 2-year internship program.
  • The Wildwood Institute for STEM Research and Development (WISRD) offers a multi-year program in addition to core academics for students who want to study science, math, physics, and engineering in depth; connections with Cal Tech, JPL, NASA, and a host of mentors from the scientific community work with students throughout the year--including summer opportunities.
  • Wildwood uses narrative assessments and student-led family conferences to track student progress and set goals.
  • Our college counseling program has one of the lowest ratios of counselor to student: 25-to-1.
  • Wildwood uses Naviance, an online college application program, to help students and families manage the college application process.
  • Wildwood's advisory program is nationally recognized and taught internationally through the Wildwood Outreach Center.
  • Students can find their unique passion through offerings in athletics, drama, visual arts, music, and leadership opportunities.
  • Additionally, students can travel across the globe, learning about many different cultures through our International Community Involvement Program (ICI).
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Los Angeles
    Grades: K-12 | 1145 students
    5.1 miles
    100 South Barrington Place
    Los Angeles, CA 90049
    (310)889-2657
    5.1 K-12
    1145
  • Santa Monica
    Grades: K-12 | 1185 students
    3.1 miles
    1714 21st St
    Santa Monica, CA 90404
    (310)829-7391
    3.1 K-12
    1185
  • Santa Monica
    Grades: K-12 | 508 students
    2.8 miles
    3131 Olympic Boulevard
    Santa Monica, CA 90404
    (310)828-5582
    2.8 K-12
    508
  • Los Angeles
    Grades: 7-12 | 550 students
    1.2 miles
    11350 Palms Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA 90066
    (310)391-7127
    1.2 7-12
    550
  • Los Angeles
    Grades: NS-8 | 520 students
    1.6 miles
    5401 Beethoven Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90066
    (310)574-8650
    1.6 NS-8
    520

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