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What Makes Us Wildwood?

Wildwood is a lab for the future of education

Wildwood is nationally and internationally recognized as a thought leader for its innovative programs and its research-based approach to education.

Wildwood Outreach Center

Since its founding, the Wildwood Outreach Center has been devoted to supporting public and independent schools and institutions in their efforts to create small, learner centered schools. With an emphasis on Advisory, project based learning, multicultural programs, and strengthening collaborative teaching communities, the Outreach Center meets the very specific needs of educators in schools in Los Angeles, around the country, and abroad.

Mastery Transcript Consortium

As one of the 18 founding members of the Mastery Transcript Consortium, Wildwood is helping transform the high school experience for students across the country. Since inception, the Consortium has grown to over 400 schools worldwide. 

Accreditation and Awards

Wildwood is accredited by the Council of International Schools for its global citizenship curriculum and is a recognized leader within Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS). The Institutes at Wildwood were established with leadership grants from the E.E. Ford Foundation, a premier funder of independent schools.


Wildwood’s Outreach Center Trains Teachers in Progressive Practices



Meet Steve Barrett, Director of Outreach



A Better Way to Prepare Students for the Future