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Day-McKellar Preparatory School, La Mesa:
Day-McKellar Preparatory School in La Mesa in San Diego County, Southern CA, is an accredited private school for children in grades Kindergarten through to 12th. At Day-McKeller, the emphasis is on critical thinking and reasoning skills. Our classrooms are designed to suit each subject and its optimal teaching and learning experience. Day-McKellar Preparatory School is an inspiring educational community where families cultivate integrity, self-awareness and appreciation for all of life's wonders so they can create an inspired life spent realizing their dreams.

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Photo of Private School in La Mesa, CAK-12 Preparatory School Academics:
- Expert writing instruction led by teachers who are real authors with advanced degrees in composition.
- Comprehensive writing instruction in every genre at each grade level, K - 12, creating confidence and mastery for the even the most blocked writer.
- Harvard Math Standards taught and implemented from kindergarten and consistently taught through each grade level.
- Monthly excursions for all students, K - 12, based on interest, rather than grade level.
- Fun and humor that endear children to the school, including improvisation, comedy, air band performances, a weekly all-school sing and an inspirational variety showcase.
- A school that is a second home for children and their families, filled with respect and affection.
- A state-of-the-art athletic center, inspirational classes, fitness excursions and a like-minded community, all fostering a match between spirit and physical form for students, faculty and families.
- Credentialed teachers with advanced degrees and experience, who are intent on helping our students become lights in our world.
- Daily physical education and frequent outdoor fitness excursions that promote mental acuity, physical health and happiness.
- Daily fine arts instruction and creativity incorporated into all curricula.
- Development of soft skills including eye contact, basic manners, and social confidence.
- Students who produce exceptional outcomes, having learned to gather, process, and synthesize information and experiences.

Private Instruction:

We offer additional instruction for students in kindergarten through to college, in all subjects, through college-level calculus. Students work in a premier private school to sharpen basic skills and grow as expert readers, seasoned writers and gifted mathematicians. Students who are at-risk for retention and those who are looking to remain on the cutting edge benefit from private instruction, as well as small, specialized classes. It is for students who want to reach new heights, and the parents who want to put them there. Individual instruction is 1:1 and classes vary in size depending on the topic.

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Address: 5300 Jackson Drive, La Mesa, San Diego County, California , USA
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- Special and Enrichment programs

- After School programs

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Brentwood School, Los Angeles
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Brentwood School is an independent day, co-ed school for K-12 students with two campuses in Sunset Boulevard and South Barrington Place in Los Angeles. Families from throughout Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Beverly Glen and surrounding communities value Brentwood School as a vibrant and diverse community whose purpose is to promote personal and intellectual growth. We provide challenging, engaging programs including an exceptional liberal arts education in a nurturing learning environment, devoting care and attention to every student.

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Education Programs:
- Kindergarten Program
- Lower School Program
- Middle School Program
- Upper School Program

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- Athletics Program
- Arts Program
- Summer School

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Milestones Preschool, Los Angeles
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Milestones Preschool provides a play based bilingual (English and Spanish) preschool program in the beautiful neighborhood of Lower Ladera in Inglewood, Los Angeles, near Westchester and Culver City. At Milestones Preschool, we take extra care in making children feel safe, comfortable and loved. We provide children a rich learning environment to explore and discover.

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Play-based bilingual (English and Spanish) preschool program:

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The Colburn School
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- Training programs in Music, Dance, Drama, and Early Childhood.

- Beginners through to advanced levels available.

- For students from preschool age through to adult.

- Private lessons also available.
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Online Homeschool Programs:
For kindergarten, elementary school, middle school & high school students

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West Hollywood Elementary, Los Angeles
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Located in West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA, West Hollywood Elementary School offers Kindergarten to 6th grade programs for children from West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Sherman Oaks, Beverly Glen, Burbank and surrounding Los Angeles communities. All of us at West Hollywood Elementary School; students, teachers, support staff, parents and community members are dedicated to educating the leaders of tomorrow. Together, we are proud to uphold a rigorous and challenging learning environment rich in diversity, celebrated in achievement and filled with possibility; a school where all of us learn and achieve great things.

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