Back-to-school guide 2022


Vistamar School

Open registration period: August 1, 2022 – January 17, 2023

Vistamar believes there is a better way to get a high school education. A college preparatory day school serving 260 students in grades 9-12. Vistamar’s academic program combines the best practices of American independent schools with cutting-edge methods drawn from the best educational systems in the world. The emphasis is on teaching students how to think, not what to think.

The Willows Community School
Open registration period: July to June

Willows Community School, located in Culver City, is a K-8 developmental, non-profit, coeducational independent school that serves 465 students annually. Recognized as a balanced and progressive educational leader, the strong academic program integrates experiential learning, subject-based instruction, and social-emotional learning into a cutting-edge curriculum and integrates design thinking, maker, technology, and the arts into the classroom. We believe that every child brings to our community an extraordinary gift: an inquisitive mind, ready to explore and eager to learn.

The French School of Los Angeles
Open registration period: Continuous admissions

An engaging international journey for kindergarten through 12th grade, combining the best of the American and French education systems. No need to speak French to register. French and English degree programs offered at six age-appropriate campuses in West LA and Pacific Palisades

St. Matthew Parish School
Open registration period: from September 12, 2022 to January 6, 2023

St. Matthew’s provides an excellent education through a challenging, caring, and balanced curriculum in a nurturing and inspiring environment. Service-learning in a values-based education is emphasized and students of all faiths are welcome. The school’s motto – Serve • Lead • Thrive – expresses our desire that every student be a person who serves others, both within the school and in the community at large.

Pacifica Chrisitan High School
Open enrollment period: Applications due January 15, 2023. Transfer applications for admission on a rolling basis depending on availability

Pacifica Christian is a college-preparatory Christian liberal arts high school located in the heart of Santa Monica. Students from all quarters are taught to think critically and wisely, instilling genuine joy and interest in learning, while encouraging a life of faith, character, and service to the glory of God. Pacifica offers 12 varsity athletics, world-class visual and performing arts opportunities, and a strong student life experience that allows all students to be known and valued. The Pacifica Academic Program offers special programs in addition to its core liberal arts program, including Innovation and Entrepreneurship with the Minchin Center, and a three-year Philosophy and Theology program available to students in the whole world.

Village school
Open registration period: September 1, 2022 – December 9, 2022

This is childhood. We are a village of students, families and educators with a common goal: to create a childhood of wonder, joy and challenge where children expand their minds and hearts, find their greatest purpose and prepare for engage with the whole world. Our village raises children who know and care about the world, have a high EQ, think outside the box, exercise good judgment and cultivate an instinct for self-reflection. Village students make decisions with passion and integrity.

The Preschool Education Center
Open Application Period: The application deadline is December 1, 2022

The Center for Early Education, a socio-economically and culturally diverse independent school for children from toddler to sixth grade, strives to produce graduate students who are joyful, resilient and lifelong learners. . The Center embraces an educational philosophy that combines a stimulating and inclusive learning environment with an increasingly challenging academic program that meets the developmental needs of each child. Our urban West Hollywood campus accommodates 540 students with state-of-the-art educational spaces, rooftop playgrounds, unique green plantings, a gym, grounds, and underground parking.

A+ math tutoring
Open registration period: anytime

A+ Math Tutoring provides the highest quality math and science tuition in the Los Angeles area and has been part of the community for over 8 years. Our experienced and carefully selected tutors aim to help students realize their potential and build the confidence that each student has in themselves. Students are carefully matched with tutors, taking into account important details such as communication and learning style.

Calvary Christian School
Application available on 09/16/22 and due on 12/16/22

Calvary Christian School is dedicated to the pursuit of academic excellence and the development of Christian values ​​preparing students for leadership and service. Calvary provides an exemplary high school preparatory education for students in kindergarten through eighth grade, and is dedicated to exposing our students to a variety of experiences and meaningful enrichments that help develop the whole child. Our academic development program, enrichment classes, nurturing environment, small class sizes, and extracurricular programs combine to provide every student with the opportunity to develop to their best academically, physically, emotionally, and spiritually.

Westside Waldorf School
310. 454.7064
Open registration period: until December 9, 2022

The Westside Waldorf School seeks to awaken the true potential of your child’s uniqueness and creativity in thought and expression and strives to partner with families to raise confident and compassionate human beings.

Stratford School
Registration open: Open now on an ongoing basis

Our vision began in 1999 with a passion for teaching and learning, and a desire to create a unique educational experience for children. Today, Stratford School’s formula for success lies in its unique combination of high academic standards, a culture of care, and passionate educators who foster curiosity and success in every student. The Stratford School offers an advanced yet balanced education where children are inspired to be creative problem solvers, innovators and leaders.

Eclipse School
Registration open: Open now on an ongoing basis

With over 50 years of combined teaching experience, Shea Morris and Beth Reilly are thrilled to introduce Eclipse School and bring a fresh approach to the Los Angeles preschool landscape. Our unique focus on combining foundational skills and developmental learning – with an emphasis on language and literacy – positions Eclipse as a must-have program on the Westside. We look forward to you engaging, discovering, and succeeding at Eclipse School!

Kehillat Israel
Registration open: Open now


  • Foster a love of learning, creativity and wonder.
  • To provide a variety of opportunities for each child to grow at their own pace in physical, cognitive, social, spiritual and emotional domains.
  • Foster positive development of moral and spiritual character.
  • Provide children with consistent opportunities to feel valued as competent and successful learners and loved for who they are.
  • Instill love for Israel and a positive sense of belonging to the Jewish people.

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