Windward School

Windward is a dynamic a college-preparatory school that challenges each student to achieve academic excellence in a nurturing, inclusive community.
Windward teachers, parents, and administrators work together to inspire our students to be responsible, caring, well informed, ethical, prepared, and balanced young adults.

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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 7-12
Year Founded1971

Student Body

Total Students550 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Windward School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
84%
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses22 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 6
Yearly Tuition Cost$42,580
Admissions DirectorSharon Pearline
Admissions AssociateLisa Walker

Sports

Total Sports Offered18 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Fencing, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceEquestrian,
FencingFlag Football,
FootballGolf,
SailingSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,

School Notes

  • Our goals are to create a balanced college-preparatory program within a caring environment; complementing strong academic preparation with the development of ethics, character, and strong interpersonal skills; maintaining small classes and accessible faculty members, alumni, and friends to promote a strong sense of community; developing innovative programs, challenging course work, and dynamic co-curricular activities that meet the needs of our students; having faculty members and staff well trained, supervised, highly motivated, and sharing our vision; creating a welcoming community that embraces diversity and encourages students to develop a sophisticated understanding of the world they will inherit; and providing facilities and resources to create the strongest educational setting for optimal student learning.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Los Angeles
    Grades: K-12 | 1180 students
    4.2 miles
    100 South Barrington Place
    Los Angeles, CA 90049
    (310) 889-2657
    4.2 K-12
    1180
  • Santa Monica
    Grades: K-12 | 1189 students
    2.8 miles
    1714 21st St
    Santa Monica, CA 90404
    (310) 829-7391
    2.8 K-12
    1189
  • Los Angeles
    Grades: K-12 | 734 students
    1.2 miles
    12201 Washington Place
    Los Angeles, CA 90066
    (310) 478-7189
    1.2 K-12
    734
  • Sherman Oaks
    Grades: K-12 | 821 students
    8.5 miles
    3900 Stansbury Avenue
    Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
    (818) 783-1610
    8.5 K-12
    821
  • Studio City
    Grades: 7-12 | 1593 students
    8.7 miles
    3700 Coldwater Canyon Avenue
    Studio City, CA 91604
    (818) 980-6692
    8.7 7-12
    1593

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