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

  • 2019-2020 Enrollment

> K-12 enrollment: 748 students

> K-5 enrollment: 341 students

> 6-8 enrollment: 171 students

> 9-12 enrollment: 236 students

  • 166 faculty and staff

> 54% hold advanced degrees

  • Wildwood fosters a culture that is supportive and inclusive

> 31% of our students and 41% of our faculty/staff identify as African-American, Latino, Asian, or as member of other ethnic or racial groups

> Our students live in 71 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: 100% of the class of 2019 has matriculated to an institute of higher education
  • Accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS), and the Council of International Schools (CIS)
  • Member

> Founding member, Mastery Transcript Consortium

> National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

> Association for Middle Level Educations (AMLE)

> Progressive Education Network (PEN)

> Coalition of Essential Schools (CES)

> National Center for Independent School Renewal (NCISR)

> Independent School Alliance for Minority Affairs

> Young Eisner Scholar Program

> National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)

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

> Educational Records Bureau (ERB)

> College Board

> Western Association for College Admission Counseling (WACAC)

> Association of College Counselors in Independent Schools (ACCIS)

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 admits students of any race, color, national, and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national, and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletics and other school-administered programs.
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