Woodland School

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  • Woodland School develops collaborative, creative, and confident learners with the strength of voice to follow their hearts and make a difference.
  • Woodland students are innovative, compassionate stewards creating a joyful world.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1981
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students262 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
29%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Woodland School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 17 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$29,804
Tuition NotesPreschool/PreKindergarten: $24,500 Lower School (K-4): $28,097 Middle School (5-8): $29,804
% on Financial Aid
18%
Average Financial Aid Grant$15,000
Admissions DirectorMelanie Rothenberg
Admissions AssociateCaroline Wheeler

Sports

Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes

  • Empowering, Nurturing Education
  • Woodland specializes in education that empowers students by nurturing each individual`s voice, intellect and character. At Woodland School, we also believe that students learn to their potential when they are inspired. With rich content and an emphasis on student-driven projects, students are empowered and encouraged to be active and engaged learners.
  • Kindness is in the Curriculum
  • We focus on character building because it takes both strength of mind and heart to live with integrity, to find one`s passions, and to create meaningful change in the world

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