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

  • 2018-2019 Enrollment

> K-12 enrollment: 740 students

> K-5 enrollment: 340 students

> 6-8 enrollment: 180 students

> 9-12 enrollment: 220 students

  • 166 faculty and staff

> 58% hold advanced degrees

  • Wildwood fosters a culture that is supportive and inclusive

> 28% 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 66 different zip code areas

> On average, approximately 120 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 our seniors have matriculated to four-year colleges or universities since our first graduating class in 2004
  • 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
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