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15500 Stephen S. Wise Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90077

(310) 889-2300

At Wise School, through depth, complexity, and differentiation, our students learn how to learn. Children build knowledge as they ask questions, research, solve problems, and add layers to their understanding. Through the application of creativity, children voice their independence, expand their minds, and work towards achieving their greatest potential. Students become creators instead of consumers; they focus more on the process than the product. Our students experience wholeness by making interdisciplinary connections through the development of mind, body, and soul. We recognize each student’s strengths and contributions as we build an inclusive community. We honor our Jewish faith as a living heritage, begin to develop a deep understanding of and commitment to Israel, and develop proficiency in and appreciation of the Hebrew language. At Wise School, thoughtful people inspire meaningful actions in order to make great happen through acts of tikkun olam “repair of the world”.

A Word From Admissions

We seek mission-appropriate children and families who are searching for a school home that successfully combines academic rigor with a passionate commitment to Jewish values and the state of Israel. We look forward to meeting you at our Open Houses in the fall, and/or personal tours which are given year-round. Feel free to reach out to our Admissions department at any time of year to learn more about our award-winning program.

Academic Atmosphere

Challenging, inspiring, differentiated, nurturing, spiritual

Best Fit For Kids Who Are

Creative, inquisitive, eager to learn, and with a growth mindset

Popular Programs/Electives

One of our signature programs is our Wise Learning Process (WLP), which offers gifted strategies and pedagogy to all of our students because we believe each learner deserves to be challenged, inspired, and motivated.
Another signature part of Wise programming is our daily Hebrew instruction, plus Judaic Studies three times per week, taught by experienced and nurturing teachers dedicated solely to their discipline.

Additional Popular Programs: Odyssey of the Mind; Debate; Athletics; Robotics; Spring musical; Student Council

APs/Advanced Courses


Interesting Facts

Our graduating 6th-grade students are consistently accepted to the most prestigious private schools in Los Angeles, and usually to their first choice school.
Our 6th graders are given the opportunity to travel to Israel in the spring as a culminating experience to their years-long Judaic Studies education.
Each year, Wise School has a visiting Shaliach, an “emissary from Israel”, who spend their days here on our campus working directly with students and teachers in classrooms, helping forge an authentic connection for our school community to the state of Israel.

K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Co-Ed or Single Sex
Religious Affiliation
Jewish Reform
Class Size
Financial Aid
Financial aid available
Applications Due
January 13, 2023
Entrance Exam Required
Scores Due
Decisions Released
March 10, 2023