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Flintridge Preparatory School is an aspirational and caring community united around a collaborative culture of kindness, humor, and professional commitment to students, faculty, and staff. Located in the city of La Cañada Flintridge, CA, Prep enjoys the best of two worlds: a tree-covered suburban campus with easy access to Pasadena and all the greater Los Angeles area has to offer. Our campus features state-of-the-art facilities, a dedicated and talented faculty, and students who are excited to learn and grow.


At Flintridge Sacred Heart, it isn’t about fitting a mold or striving to look or act in a certain way; it’s about understanding and loving your true self. You want to burn bright and make the world a better place. You want to decide for yourself who you want to be and where you want to go. Whatever you want to be, we’ll help ignite your dreams.


Geffen Academy at UCLA is a university-affiliated school for students in grades 6-12. We value academic depth and inspiration within a humane educational environment. Our community is guided by principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Geffen Academy students are encouraged to be questioners, analysts, and presenters, who are creative, collaborative, and active young adults. Our students practice their skills, competencies, and relationships with deliberation. Geffen Academy graduates believe that knowledge is beautiful, transformative, and relevant to one’s life and civic responsibility in a global community.


Good Shepherd Catholic School is a co-ed preschool, elementary, and jr. high school in Beverly Hills offering strong academics with a vibrant array of enrichments, student clubs, as well as a full after-school athletics program. We have a strong focus on STREAM (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts, Math) which is demonstrated throughout our curriculum. Our faculty and staff are made up of individuals who carefully steward “whole-child education,” preparing students academically for success in high school and beyond while also fostering character, values, and social responsibility. Faith, academics, and service are the cornerstones of our community.


Harvard-Westlake is an independent, coeducational, and college preparatory school for grades 7-12, located in Los Angeles, California. Harvard-Westlake strives to be a diverse and inclusive community united by the joyful pursuit of educational excellence, living and learning with integrity, and purpose beyond ourselves.

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Hollywood Schoolhouse knows, values, and encourages fearless curiosity. Through a blended program of innovative academics and structured learning, our diverse community inspires students to be academically strong, artistically proud, physically active, and socially grounded.


Nestled in the Los Feliz foothills, Immaculate Heart fosters academic excellence and creativity in an environment that empowers students to become women of great heart and right conscience. Immaculate Heart combines a well-balanced mixture of traditional and innovative; of discipline and freedom; of play and work; of concern for things of the heart and mind; of a readiness to create and celebrate. For generations, IH students distinguish themselves by their intellectual curiosity, compassion, and courage.


For the past 70 years Laurel Hall School, a ministry of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, has provided an enriched, project-based learning curriculum designed to inspire students while educating their hearts and minds. The teaching and learning environment at Laurel Hall School is best described as a collaborative and academically rigorous one that promotes healthy social and emotional growth. We are a child-centered school and our educational philosophy is exemplified by our school mission, which is to “Welcome all people, striving to love, teach, and serve through Christ”. Our students are well-rounded and confident in their creative endeavors. Laurel Hall graduates are always accepted to the top high schools in Southern California. More importantly, Laurel Hall students are infinitely successful upon matriculation from our school.


Our school was founded in 1953 by educators with a visionary educational philosophy focused on teaching the “Total Child.” Our founders recognized the importance of social, emotional, and physical development in children’s ability to learn, as well as the need to engage children in interactive learning experiences. Rooted in this tradition, we provide children with a challenging, integrated academic curriculum, character-based education, and diverse enrichment and athletic opportunities in a nurturing environment. At Laurence, we value curiosity, aiming to develop creative thinkers, future leaders, and lifelong learners. Everything from our STEAM program to our performing arts program is geared towards teaching students beginning at age five, and the skills and lessons are designed to spiral up through the grades, building our students into confident, well-rounded, young adults who matriculate to select middle schools in the Los Angeles area.


Le Lycée (pronounced lee-say) offers a challenging international education that emphasizes collaboration, research, public speaking, and leadership. A blend of the sciences and arts, Le Lycée’s dual curriculums (International and French Section Programs) provide each student with the research and analytical tools needed to succeed at the university level. The Raymond and Esther Kabbaz High School campus features spacious classrooms, science labs, an art classroom, a library, a dining hall, a gymnasium (home of the Lycée Lions), and dance/aerobics space, as well as an active commons area to foster community. No need to speak French to enroll!

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