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Louisville High School is an all-girls Catholic high school in Woodland Hills. Their mission is to educate young women in a vibrant, supportive learning community guided by the mission of the Sisters of St. Louis to “work toward a world healed, unified, and transformed.” Challenging academics and caring faculty empower each student to gain a true sense of direction and to see that her achievements are limitless. The Innovation Lab is a new collaborative space on campus that will allow students to engage in complex problem-solving, critical thinking, and creativity through the use of 3D printers, laser and vinyl cutters, a large-scale plotter, green screens, and more. Louisville graduates are strong confident women who are well-equipped to initiate change to enrich their communities.


Loyola High School of Los Angeles is rooted in the Catholic faith and Jesuit tradition, promoting brotherhood, inquiry, spirituality and a passion for learning. Its social, economic and ethnic diversity creates a rich, vibrant community. Students from over 200 zip codes travel daily to the campus, which is centrally located near downtown. The student/faculty ratio is 22:1, ensuring that every student receives the personal attention needed to excel.


We are a Christ-centered, evangelical college preparatory school that celebrates the whole student by equipping hearts and minds to reflect God’s glory through academics, as well as the arts, athletics, and service.


Marymount is an independent, Catholic, all-girls high school that fosters confidence, joy, leadership, and sense of purpose in each of our students. We celebrate our students’ individuality, encourage their passionate pursuits, and empower their development academically, emotionally, and socially. With many different faiths and religions represented, our young women are diverse, vibrant, and thriving. Marymount students matriculate to highly selective and competitive collegiate institutions both domestically and abroad.


At Mayfield Senior School, an all-girls college preparatory high school, we educate the minds and hearts of compassionate and inquisitive students and guide them to become joyful, faith-filled, confident young women. We know how girls learn best and provide a community of discovery and excellence, rooted in the Catholic values of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus. “Being a Holy Child school means that everything we do – academics, arts, sports, service – is done with the powerful belief that God is an active presence in our lives,” says Head of School, Kate Morin. Mayfield’s Pasadena campus is located in a beautiful residential neighborhood with a historic mansion as our main hall – it’s truly a second home.

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At Milken Community School, we think education is more than what you know. Our School, founded on Jewish values, is about who our children can become and how they can help others become who they might be. Because the world our children will create tomorrow is born in the School we build today, our mission is to educate our children so they can surpass us.


Since 1962, Mirman has held true to our founding vision of challenging and inspiring highly gifted children to become complex and creative problem solvers and multidimensional and analytic thinkers as well as contributing and active members of our local and global communities. We continue to realize this vision through honoring the powerful connection between and among our talented faculty and students and partnering with families to ensure a connected and forward-thinking community. Through student-centered programming, we remain committed to fostering a safe and inclusive school culture that cultivates social-emotional and academic growth in our students.


At New Roads, learning is considered a fun and meaningful quest to develop strong character, positive intellectual habits, and participation skills needed to become happy, healthy, courageous, and compassionate adults. Diversity has been a prominent component of the school since its inception in 1995. Built upon a progressive educational model, the New Roads curriculum allows students to learn concepts deeply through exploration and trial-and-error. Not only does this build perseverance, but it also develops the critical thinking skills necessary to problem solve in the modern world.


Notre Dame Academy nurtures the development of the whole person by recognizing the dignity, uniqueness, and potential of each student. The educational program promotes excellence and features a value-centered, rigorous, college preparatory curriculum. NDA cultivates the academic and leadership potential of each student and provides the tools to develop self-confidence and strong habits of mind. Celebrating its rich heritage and diversity, NDA cherishes each student as a reflection of God’s goodness and prepares her to lead a life characterized by spiritual and moral growth, academic excellence, social responsibility, and a love of learning.


Notre Dame High School is a private Catholic secondary school. Founded by Brothers of the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1947, Notre Dame has been coeducational since 1983. Located in Sherman Oaks, California, Notre Dame has a diverse community with students from varied cultural and economic backgrounds. We educate the hearts and minds of students who are diverse in talent, ethnicity, and society. As a faith community, Notre Dame strives to provide each student with a rich academic background, an appropriate sense of self, an opportunity for growth, a commitment to family, community, nation, and the world, and a respect for the spiritual dignity of all persons.

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