Exploring the Best Private Schools in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is home to some of the best private schools in the country. From Notre Dame Academy to Bridges Academy, there are plenty of options for parents looking for a top-notch education for their children. Notre Dame Academy, founded in 1949 by the Sisters of Notre Dame, is a private four-year Catholic, college preparatory high school accredited by the Western Catholic Education Association and the Western Association of High Schools and Colleges. It has a long history of celebrity alumni, including Marlon Brando, Tony Curtis, Roger Vadim, Elvis Presley, Madonna, and the Jolie-Pitts.

It is also one of two secular private schools that have been ranked among the top 10 percent of standardized tests in the U. S. UU. Oakwood School is another great option for parents looking for a private school in Los Angeles. Founded by a group of parents in a North Hollywood backyard in 1951, Oakwood follows a progressive approach with an emphasis on visual and performing arts.

It has 307 students and provides financial aid to a large percentage of the neighborhood's children. Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is a Catholic, Dominican, independent, college preparatory, day and boarding school for girls in La Cañada Flintridge. It has 830 students and is known for its high academic level with special writing skills. New Roads School is another great option for parents looking for private schools in Los Angeles. It opened its doors by creating Spectrum, a school within another school for children with autism spectrum.

Westland School is located in the old Eastern Star building built in 1931 by architect William Mooser and which appeared in the 1974 film Chinatown. It has 307 students and offers courses on mobile application development. Archer School for Girls is an exclusive traditional elementary school located on a 27-acre campus in the Santa Monica Mountains. It has 830 students and admits students from 155 high schools spread over 81 zip codes. Finally, Bridges Academy (grades 4 to 1) is a school that caters to doubly exceptional students (2e): students with learning difficulties who are incredibly brilliant, innovative thinkers, capable of developing knowledge at a very young age in very diverse fields, from robotics to religion, string theory and Sanskrit, politics and poetry.