Chatsworth Hills Academy: Chatsworth Hills Academy (CHA) is an independent, college preparatory school in Chatsworth in the San Fernando Valley in LA County, established in the liberal arts tradition. Committed to selective enrollment in Early Childhood (ages 2 1/2 - 5 years) through to Grade 8, the total number of students shall always permit the involvement of each girl and boy in all CHA programs.
Discovery Montessori Preschool in Sacramento, CA, is a private Preschool offering programs to children ages two 1/2 through to five years. Our small size and home-like facility (maximum 24 students at one time) encourages community. Our teachers offer warm and loving attention, providing the intimate feel of extended family. We offer a teacher-child ratio that exceeds state standards. Our program and philosophy build continuity between school activities and home life.
Children ages two 1/2 through to five years may enroll. Each child's readiness best determines his or her eligibility for Discovery Montessori Preschool. Children needing toilet training and children with special needs are considered.
We employ people who are warm, nurturing, understanding, and educated in child development. They each apply their knowledge in the classroom and respect the child as an individual. We seek employees who value working as a team with the children, parents, colleagues, and volunteers. The school is operated by an Early Childhood credentialed Teacher / Administrator.
Some of our activities include:
- Circle and Share time
- Songs and Poems
- Story Time and Imagination
- On-Site "Field Trips"
- Special Guests
- Art and Craft Projects
- Water Play and Painting
- A Wide Variety of Seasonal Projects
- Outside Play and Gardening
Education is provided through a wide variety of playtime and educational activities. Our curriculum is specially designed to stimulate and entertain children.
Founded in 1975, Cornerstone Academy is a private, nonprofit school in the Portola District of San Francisco and primarily serves families from San Francisco and the Peninsula. The grade span is preschool through high school.
Cornerstone Academy is founded on Christian values, supports the home and churches of students in providing an education that is grounded in the Christian values of the Bible as reflected in the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.
- Elementary, middle & high school programs with continued Chinese language instruction from grades 1 - 12. Our academic program consists of core subjects in English, Mandarin, math, science, social science, religious studies, physical education, fine arts, and electives. For High School, honors and Advanced Placement courses are offered in a variety of classes.
- ESL program for middle & high school students
- Full boarding program for international high school students
Located in Upland in San Bernardino County, CA, the Carden Arbor View School is a private, independent, non-profit, non-sectarian school that follows the Carden Teaching Method. Accredited by the California Association of Independent Schools, the school has served children in kindergarten through to eighth grade since 1981.
The mission of Carden Arbor View School is to provide the highest quality education of the whole child using the Carden curriculum and philosophy - to educate with joy, growth, enthusiasm, dignity, and respect. This mission includes providing a moral and spiritual atmosphere for each child which builds on family values.
Our school appeals to families seeking academic excellence, civility, appropriate dress, safety, and individuality. We develop individuality with dignity, confidence, and respect for self and others. We offer well-integrated and proven curriculum delivered by professionals who share an unbridled passion for working with children.
Kindergarten, elementary school & middle school education programs:
* Subjects include: English reading, writing, spelling, language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, poetry, French, and handwriting make up the core academic program in kindergarten through eighth grade.
* In addition, we offer music, art, computer science, physical education, and motor development.
* High school level Spanish instruction is offered as an elective in eighth grade.
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.
Collectively, we encourage the free flow of diverse ideas and perspectives that inspire innovation and hold that all children, regardless of their economic, ethnic, cultural or linguistic background, will achieve not only academic and social success, but reach their maximum potential while they enjoy being a really great kid. West Hollywood Elementary operates as a member of Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) in District 4.
Odyssey School is a private, independent co-educational middle school for gifted and talented students in west San Mateo in the San Francisco Bay Area, CA. Odyssey provides gifted students a creative, integrated, experiential curriculum that nurtures intellectual curiosity and emotional risk-taking in an intimate, challenging, yet safe community, resulting in personal accountability, ethical decision-making and an intrinsic passion for learning.
The most salient characteristic of the Odyssey course of study is an integrated curriculum. We want students making connections among disciplines, between what is occurring in the real world and their classes, as well as a connection to the real issues in their lives and their course of study.
Middle School Program (Grades 6-8) for Gifted & Talented Students:
Suibjects / features include:
- Tai Chi
- Stage Combat
- Odyssey's 3 year program culminates in a 3 week trip to Japan.
The Frostig School offers a full range of academic and support services for students in Grades 1-12 who have been diagnosed with learning disabilities (LD) including dyslexia, dysgraphia and dyscalculia along with ADHD, ADD and Asperger’s. Situated in Pasadena, the school serves students in West Los Angeles, Pasadena and the San Fernando / San Gabriel Valley areas. Frostig School is dedicated to helping children with learning disabilities reach their full potential.
To ensure every child is learning to his/her fullest potential, we maintain a small classroom size of 12 students with a 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio. All of our teachers are credentialed in special education. Frostig is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and certified by the California Department of Education. We have an open enrollment policy allowing students to be accepted throughout the school year.
Our curriculum is specifically designed to help students understand their own strengths and weaknesses enabling them to reach their highest potential. On average, most students attend our school for 3-4 years and then mainstream back to other schools.