Fast Facts

  • Founded in 1971 as an academically challenging, project-based, independent day school with grades K-6

  • Expanded through 12th grade in 2000, maintaining Wildwood’s learner-centered curriculum and incorporating a dynamic college preparatory program

  • Head of School: Landis Green

  • Located in West Los Angeles on two architectural award-winning campuses, 2.5 miles apart

  • 2020-2021 Enrollment

> K-12 enrollment: 725 students

> K-5 enrollment: 328 students

> 6-8 enrollment: 168 students

> 9-12 enrollment: 229 students

  • 159 faculty and staff

> 47% hold advanced degrees

  • Wildwood fosters a culture that is supportive and inclusive

> 34% of our students and 43% of our faculty/staff identify as African-American, Latino, Asian, or as member of other ethnic or racial groups

> Our students live in 72 different zip code areas

> On average, approximately 131 students participate in the Flexible Tuition program annually

  • Teacher/student ratio

> Elementary school: 9:1

> Middle and upper school: 15:1

> Average middle and upper class size varies by grade level and subject 

  • College matriculation: 97% of the class of 2020 has matriculated to an institute of higher education; 3% are taking a gap year
  • Accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS), and the Council of International Schools (CIS)
  • Member

> Association for Middle Level Educations (AMLE)

> Association of College Counselors in Independent Schools (ACCIS)

> California Teacher Development Collaborative (CATDC)

> Coalition of Essential Schools (CES)

> College Board

> Educational Records Bureau (ERB)

> Founding member, Mastery Transcript Consortium

> Heads' Network (Formerly National Association of Principals of Schools for Girls)

> Independent School Alliance for Minority Affairs

> National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)

> National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

> National Center for Independent School Renewal (NCISR)

> National Middle School Association (NMSA)

> National Network of Schools in Partnership (NNSP)

> Progressive Education Network (PEN)

> Western Association for College Admission Counseling (WACAC)

> Young Eisner Scholar Program

Brief List of Program Distinctions


K–12th grades, authentically progressive since 1971.

Elementary School

12201 Washington Place
Los AngelesCA 90066
(310) 397-3134

Middle and Upper School

11811 Olympic Boulevard
Los AngelesCA 90064
(310) 478-7189


Nondiscriminatory Policy as to Students
Wildwood School policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, gender identity, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local law or ordinance or regulation. Wildwood School also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the School’s non-discrimination policies, including its Title IX policy:

Employees
       
Students
Alberto Duarte
 
Karen Dye
Director of Human Resources
 
Director of Equity and Inclusion
aduarte@wildwood.org
 
kdye@wildwood.org
(310) 806-4531    
 
(310) 806-4505

Wildwood School
11811 Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90064
12201 Washington Place, Los Angeles, CA 90066

For assistance related to Title IX or other civil rights laws, please contact OCR at OCR@ed.gov or 800-421-3481.
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