The Willows is a Developmental Kindergarten through eighth grade independent, coeducational school founded in 1994.  Strongly committed to financial assistance, The Willows seeks a broad-based student body with a diversity of race, ethnicity, socio-economics, and learning styles.

Geographical Diversity:
The Willows enrolls students from more than 57 different zip code areas, including families from the South Bay, San Fernando Valley and East Los Angeles.

Total Enrollment: 470 students
Students of Color: 26.7%
Financial Assistance: 20% of our students

Faculty and Staff: 90 full-time, 5 part-time
Student/Teacher Ratio/Full-time Teachers Per Classroom: (not including specialists)                          
DK                   7:1                   
2 full time teachers per class/ 2 classes
K                      9:1                  
3 full time teachers per class/ 1 shared teacher
1st                     10:1                
3 full time teachers per class
2nd                   12:1                   
2 full time teachers per class/ I shared teacher
3rd                    9:1                   
3 full time teachers per class/ I shared teacher
4th                   9:1             
3 full time teachers
5th                    12:1                  
2 full time teachers
6th                    16:1                 
1 full time teacher per section
7th                    19:1                 
1 full time teacher per section
8th                    18:1                 
1 full time teacher per section
Campus Properties: 109,000 square feet; 4.0 acres Other Property: 27,100 square feet

Community Resources: world-class gymnasium, black box theatre, library with 26,000+ resources, organic garden, electronic music studio, music room,  Art Studio, designLab, STEAMStudio (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) makerLab1, makerLab2, outdoor workSpace
2019-2020 Annual Operating Budget: $19.3 million

Financial Assistance Budget: $2.0 million

High School Acceptances: Our graduates have been accepted to the finest high schools in Los Angeles and beyond including: Archer School for Girls, Brentwood School, Buckley School, Campbell Hall, Cate School, Crossroads School for Arts and Science, Dunn School, Grace Church School, Harvard-Westlake School, Holy Family School, Immaculate Heart High School, Le Lycee Francais de Los Angeles, Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, Loyola High School, Marlborough School, Marymount High School, Milken Community High School, New Jewish High School, New Roads School, Notre Dame Academy, Notre Dame High School, Oakwood School, Ojai Valley School, Orange County School of the Arts (OCSA), Pacifica Christian High School, Pacific Hills School, Phillips Exeter Academy, Pilgrim School, Relativity High School, Rolling Hills Prepatory School, St. Monica Catholic High School, Viewpoint School, Vistamar School, Waverly School, Westmark School, Wildwood School, and Windward School.


About Us

The Willows School is a DK-8 independent school serving greater Los Angeles.

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8509 Higuera Street
Culver City, CA 90232

Phone: (310) 815-0411
Fax: (310)815-0425
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