Immaculate Heart School, Los Angeles:
Immaculate Heart is an independent, Catholic, college preparatory school for girls, governed by a board of trustees located at the corner of Franklin and Western Avenues on seven acres of beautiful hillside property in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles, overlooking Hollywood. We attract very talented and highly motivated young women who represent the religious, ethnic, and socio-economic diversity of the City of Los Angeles and its suburbs. We are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Our students are immersed in an exciting and challenging curriculum that inspires a love of learning while demanding the focus and self-discipline necessary for success in college and beyond. We also have a wide spectrum of extracurricular activities designed to help students to explore their interests and to tap into their special gifts and talents. Our school admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin.
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (six year term), California Association of Independent Schools, National Catholic Education Association.
Immaculate Heart is a private, Catholic, college preparatory school dedicated to the intellectual, spiritual, moral and social development of young women. The mission of the school is to foster academic excellence in an environment that encourages students to become women of great heart and right conscience through leadership, service and a life-long commitment to Christian values.
In spirit and style, Immaculate Heart combines a mixture of the traditional and the innovative; of discipline and freedom, of play and work; of concern for things of the heart as well as of the mind; of a readiness to create and to celebrate. Young women are challenged to think clearly, to choose wisely, and to acquire those values and inner resources that characterize mature, loving and productive members of our society.
Since its founding in 1906 by the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Immaculate Heart High School has endeavored to continue its commitment to providing an educational program which addresses the needs of young women as these have developed and changed, generation after generation. The school achieves this as an academic institution which is Catholic, private and college preparatory and demanding the focus and self-discipline necessary for success in college.
- Middle School Program for girls
- Upper School Program for girls
- Athletics Program
- Enrichment Program
- Summer Educational Program
Subjects include: Art, English, Literature, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Fitness, Nutrition and Religious Studies.
Immaculate Heart strives to help each student to become:
- A woman of faith:
• who recognizes the value of her personal relationship with God
• who actively works for peace, justice and the dignity of every person
• who understands the essential teachings of the Catholic faith
- A woman of character:
• who has an informed conscience that empowers her to make good moral and ethical decisions
• who respects herself and her unique potential for contributing to her own well-being and that of others
• who views courtesy and respect for all as essential characteristics of a caring community
• who demonstrates that she values her physical and mental health by making wise personal choices
- A well-educated woman:
• who demonstrates an appreciation of, and competence in, the humanities, the arts and the sciences
• who is committed to life-long learning and intellectual growth
• who is a critical thinker, able to employ higher order thinking skills and problem-solving strategies productively
• who is an effective communicator, capable of articulating an idea or position with insight and clarity in both oral and written expression
- A woman of service:
• who takes responsibility for the well-being of the global community and the world's natural resources
• who is actively involved in services to others, and exercises leadership while sharing her unique gifts and talents
• who respects, appreciates and participates in the democratic process
Immaculate Heart encourages students to participate in a wide range of co-curricular experiences that are designed to sharpen their skills and to broaden their perspective of the world around them. Some of these include:
* Field Trips:
Students expand their classroom learning experience with trips throughout the year to areas of interest including: The Will Greer Theatricum Botanicum, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Huntington Library, retreat centers, the Norton Simon Museum, the Music Center, the Pacific Aquarium, Olvera Street, A Noise Within Theatre, and the Bilingual Arts Foundation Theater. Sixth graders experience a four-day outdoor education trip at Camp Highland.
Each class participates in a day-long retreat held off-campus. Retreats focus on friendship and caring for one another as students explore their relationship with God.
Chorus class is held after school for those who wish to perform at the Christmas Concert, December Open House and Academic Awards Night. Students also perform at the school prayer services and liturgies.
* Camp Highland:
The sixth graders enjoy a four-day science trip to Camp Highland in the San Bernadino Mountains. Activities include canoeing, rock climbing, archery and hiking.
* Family Heritage Day:
Students recognize and celebrate their cultural diversity during this annual event. Wearing ethnic dress, they share their family heritage through music, dance, stories and a vast array of international foods.
The student body adopts primary grade students from a local elementary school and annually hosts a Halloween Carnival, a Christmas Program and an Easter Egg Hunt for them. Students also participate in projects assisting children from Alexandria House and Covenant House and retirees at Holly Royal. Food drives are held and donations are sent to area distribution centers.
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|Address: Franklin Avenue, Los Angeles, California , USA|
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