CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY CHANNEL ISLANDS
1 University Dr.
California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI) is reimagining higher education for a new generation and era. CSUCI is an innovative higher-education institution that enables students to succeed and thrive, serves as an engine for social and economic vitality, and provides the intellectual resources necessary for a thriving democracy.
The campus is nestled on 1,200 acres at the base of the Santa Monica Mountains, blending striking 1930’s mission-revival and Spanish colonial-revival architecture with
state-of-the-art facilities and technology. Students benefit from small class sizes, close collaboration with faculty and peers, and a strong sense of community. The curriculum emphasizes an interdisciplinary, real-world approach in which students tackle community problems, conduct meaningful research, and make a difference in our communities.
With more than 7,000 students, 1,200 employees, and 16,000 alumni, CSUCI is poised to grow in size and distinction while maintaining one of the most student-focused learning environments in public higher education.
OAKS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
31749 La Tienda Dr.
Westlake Village, 91362
Oaks Christian School is a non-denominational, co-ed, college-preparatory school serving grades 5 through 12. The high school was founded in 2000. The school is committed to the promotion of academic excellence, artistic expression, and athletic distinction within the context of Christian values and leadership development. An impressive 100% of graduates receive college admission, often to highly selective, top-tier schools.
The high school hosts 22 sports and 48 school teams. Teams have earned 148 league titles, 43 CIF titles, and nine California state titles. The middle school has also won several league titles and boasts student participation rates as high as 92%. The visual and performing arts departments stage numerous performances and exhibits, many which garner prestigious awards.
In fall 2018, the school will open an unprecedented IDEA Lab– innovation, design, engineering, and aeronautics– unlike any other in a California high school. The lab will focus on the development of 21st-Century skills. Additionally, a new, on-campus residential hall will open in 2019 to both domestic and international students in a dorm-style community setting.
de TOLEDO HIGH SCHOOL
22622 Vanowen St.
West Hills, 91307
Students from de Toledo High School (formerly New Community Jewish High School) join an inspiring educational community that prepares them for academic and professional success. It is a hidden gem of a school with dynamic teachers and rigorous academics. Engaged students discover their greatest potential in a values-driven environment. The de Toledo journey instills a strong foundation for meaningful lives based on Jewish values.
Founded in 2002, de Toledo High School is a coed, 9th to 12th-grade, college-preparatory Jewish high school that offers rigorous academics, 70 electives, 18 AP courses, STEAM, championship athletics, award-winning musical theatre, leadership opportunities, extra-curricular activities, comprehensive college counseling, visual and performing arts, summer programs, and travel opportunities to four continents. Bus transportation is available from Westside and Valley locations, and the average class size is 15.
At de Toledo High School, they educate the next generation of outstanding leaders who will shape our collective future and make the world a better place. They cultivate students’ unique gifts so that after graduation, each one may navigate his or her own path with wisdom, compassion, and good character.
FAITH BAPTIST SCHOOLS
7644 Farralone Ave.
Canoga Park, 91304
Faith Baptist Schools is one of our nation’s top-private schools, and it has pioneered excellence in Christian education since 1963. Over the last 55 years, the school’s educators have developed cutting-edge curriculum and teaching methodologies.
Two-year-old children are introduced to letters and numbers and are given lessons on kindness, forgiveness, sharing, and waiting their turn. Three-year-olds are taught to write the alphabet and recognize each sound and to write from one to 30 and their own names. The accelerated curriculum enables 4 and 5-year-old children to add and subtract and read up to the second-grade level.
The high expectations of Faith Baptist are enriched by a warm and welcoming environment. The teachers believe that people will be able to see the difference Jesus Christ makes by the love we show toward one another. At the very core of the school’s philosophy is the conviction that loving people the way Jesus did is truly the greatest way to serve them. Faith Baptist Schools currently enrolls over 1,100 students from 22 different ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
CHAMINADE COLLEGE PREPARATORY
19800 Devonshire St.
7500 Chaminade Ave.
West Hills, 91304
Chaminade College Preparatory inspires young people to love, learn, and lead through the Catholic and Marianist traditions of a living faith, academic excellence, and moral responsibility. Chaminade is a coeducational Catholic school serving more than 2,000 students in grades 6 to 12. Chaminade’s unique seven-year learning experience offers a rigorous academic curriculum and diverse extracurricular activities. Students are actively engaged in their learning through a curriculum that emphasizes student-centered learning. Chaminade issues tablet PCs to all students, and course content is delivered relevantly and interactively, enabling students to take an active role in their learning. Chaminade offers the AP Capstone Program, an innovative and engaging two-year college-level program for high school students that complements and enhances discipline-specific AP courses.
Chaminade’s graduates are prepared, inspired, and equipped to share God’s love by caring for others and seeking justice and peace and to learn, adapt, and grow with the world around them.
LOUISVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
22300 Mulholland Dr.
Woodland Hills, 91364
Louisville High School in Woodland Hills is a Catholic college-preparatory high school founded by the Sisters of St. Louis in 1960 that continues to grow as a center for the academic enrichment of
hundreds of young women each year. Louisville provides small, challenging classes with exceptional one-on-one attention from faculty. It has a wide-ranging arts program where students can discover and develop their talents and has numerous athletic teams which instill the values of personal discipline and sportsmanship.
On campus, students are invited to join clubs and activities promoting campus and community involvement. There is also a strong focus on campus ministry to encourage spiritual growth and leadership in each student. Each year, enrollment at Louisville ranges between 350 and 400 students, and graduates attend top universities and colleges throughout the United States.
The 8th Grade Visit Day on November 2 is an opportunity for incoming students to experience a morning at Louisville. Open house will be on December 2 and is open to all 6th through 8th grade families who wish to attend. Register online for both events.
SIERRA CANYON SCHOOL
Pre-K to grade 12
11052 Independence Ave.
20801 Rinaldi St.
Sierra Canyon School is a complete pre-kindergarten through grade 12 experience that fully equips students to rethink the familiar and embrace the unknown. It is a place where ingenious teachers, intrepid students, and forward-thinking leaders work together to shape an education on the adventurous edge. Teachers create meaningful, hands-on learning experiences in the classroom, on the stage, on the playing field and court, and on life-changing journeys. Graduates are primed to excel at the finest colleges and universities, forge purposeful careers, and employ their unshakable optimism to improve the wider world.
Sierra Canyon is a private, independent, non-sectarian, co-educational, college-preparatory, day and boarding school where cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic diversity are celebrated. At its core, Sierra Canyon develops students who are as keen to realize their potential as their teachers are to inspire it. At Sierra Canyon, students gain unstoppable momentum to learn and explore, propelling them toward a lifetime of self-directed success.
23620 Mulholland Hwy.
Viewpoint School is committed to inspiring leadership in students in all forms, one student at a time. There are as many ways of being a leader as there are individuals, and their mission is to recognize and develop the individuality in each student.
Walk on campus and you will feel it—a caring community that inspires, supports, and challenges students to be their best. The school’s 40-acre campus is located in the scenic foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains and provides young people in kindergarten through 12th grade with an ideal setting to grow and learn.
Explore the school’s programs and you will find endless ways for students to engage in new and favorite activities and subjects with a breadth of offerings to challenge children and develop their talents and interests.
Step into the classrooms and learn about the community and you will find a foundation of core values of excellence, respect, responsibility, service, and compassion. Visit the campus and programs to see how Viewpoint encourages students to “find your voice, give your best, and go beyond.”
VALLEY INTERNATIONAL PREPARATORY SCHOOL
10027 Lurline Ave.
Valley International Preparatory High School (VIP) is a new public (free) charter high school, opening on the southern end of the Chatsworth Charter High School campus. Teachers, administrators, and many students at VIP formerly comprised the population and culture of iLEAD North Hollywood, which produced national-level speech and debate championships (a 2018 Top 10 program in the nation); the 2018 Los Angeles County Mock Trial team championship; “Get Lit” poetry team championships for two years running; and popular and unique contemporary music and theatre programs. The three graduating classes are attending colleges throughout the U.S. and Canada, including Columbia, Yale, Wellesley, Georgetown, UC Berkeley, Dartmouth, Brown, UCLA, Bryn Mawr, and many more.
VIP’s mission is to prepare students for college through a combination of engaging-yet-challenging courses and learning experiences designed by a staff of talented and award-winning educators. Add to this mix an extensive college counseling process that focuses on “right fit” for every student and a school culture that fosters and values self-reflection, self-expression, and self-actualization and you have VIP. Enroll at viphs.org.
30700 Russell Ranch Rd., #180
Westlake Village, 91362
21800 Oxnard St., #220
Woodland Hills, 91367
Discover a better way to learn with Halstrom Academy. Get one-to-one personalized instruction, flexible class schedules and more—all while being part of a connected community. Halstrom is an accredited private school for grades 6 to 12 offering over 170 courses including over 70 innovative electives. Halstrom’s transformational teachers tailor instruction to each student’s skills, needs, and learning style. Offering an alternative to the traditional classroom, Halstrom fosters academic achievement and personal development in an atmosphere where students feel safe and confident. Halstrom believes students can reach their full potential with personalized instruction that instills character, and a lifelong love of learning. They also boast an impressive record with 96% of Halstrom students who applied to a four-year college or university being accepted.
Halstrom Academy has year-round, open enrollment for full-time or parttime schedules. Halstrom is WASC and NIPSA accredited and UC, CSU, and NCAA approved. RSVP for an upcoming information session or schedule a campus tour online or by phone.
5461 Louise Ave.
Westmark School transforms lives. It sparks the imaginations of our youngest learners, ignites passions in middle school students, and illuminates futures for high schoolers. Westmark students from grades 2 to 12 have diagnosed language-based learning differences like dyslexia, dysgraphia, or dyscalculia. They also have bright minds and unique learning styles but have not been fully served in a traditional school environment. Since the students learn differently, the
school teaches differently. The college-preparatory curriculum is based on proven research-based methodologies that differentiate instruction and build on individual student strengths, allowing them to learn and achieve academically, socially, and emotionally. Westmark’s multi-modal approach integrates assistive and educational technologies to promote executive functioning and help students access the curriculum, enabling them to explore their world; learn to love learning again; develop new interests, character, and confidence; and fulfill their potential. Westmark students discover their personal academic style, affinities, and areas of need and learn to advocate for themselves.
The school’s Open House will be held Sunday, October 21, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Please RSVP online at westmarkschool.org/openhouse.
WOODLAND HILLS PRIVATE SCHOOL
Toddler & Preschool
22322 Collins St.
Woodland Hills, 91367
Preschool & Elementary
22555 Oxnard St.
Woodland Hills, 91367
Woodland Hills Private School (WHPS) offers a boutique experience individually tailored to the talents, interests, and learning styles of each student, with a focus on the development of the whole child. For over 40 years, WHPS’s award-winning program places equal emphasis on rigorous academics and social-emotional learning and focuses on fostering independence, self-reliance, mutual respect, creativity, and critical thinking in students 18 months old through 5th grade.
WHPS’s campuses blend state of the art with the natural environment. The school’s exclusive animal and nature center and outdoor nature classrooms enhance the science and character education curriculum. WHPS’s preschool program offers a warm, caring place for your child to grow, learn, and discover. The elementary program’s STEAM-enriched and leadership curriculum turns students into project managers learning through cross-curricular projects and fostering creativity and scientific argumentation.
THE BOULEVARD SCHOOL
23022 Victory Blvd.
Woodland Hills, 91367
Helping each child develop a strong academic foundation and a love of learning has been the goal of The Boulevard School in Woodland Hills for more than 40 years. The Boulevard School offers programs for children ages 10 months to 6 years, including mommy/daddy and me, a toddler program, preschool, and a transitional kindergarten. There is also a summer camp. The school has developed a unique curriculum presented in a supportive environment. Values and morals are incorporated into the monthly calendar.
Music, arts and crafts, science, cooking, and special events, combined with a strong academic program of math concepts, phonic skills, and computer skills comprise the enriched curriculum. The school program also supports family involvement, encouraging family members to volunteer as room parents and participate in Mom’s Day, Dad’s Day, and Grandparent’s Day.
The campus features an outdoor heated pool, four age-appropriate, park-like playgrounds, and a camera security system. Hot lunches are available year-round. The Boulevard School strives to give all children a successful start so they may contribute in constructive ways to the world of the future.
ST. PATRICK’S EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL
1 Church Rd.
Thousand Oaks, 91362
St. Patrick’s Day School is a private, independent elementary school that is committed to the education of the mind, body, spirit, and heart of each student.
For over five decades, St. Patrick’s has provided students in kindergarten through 6th grade with a high-quality academic program enhanced by opportunities for creative expression in the visual and performing arts. Students exercise civic responsibility, compassion, and leadership through a fully developed community service program, which is thoughtfully integrated into the academic curriculum. Small class sizes allow caring, experienced, and credentialed teachers to give greater attention to each student.
St. Patrick’s welcomes families of all traditions and faiths, for there is something to be valued and respected living in a community that proclaims the unique worth and beauty of all human beings. Along with the finest schools in California, St. Patrick’s is the only elementary school in the Conejo Valley that is CAIS accredited. The school is also WASC and NAES accredited.
Please visit stpatricksdayschool.org or call 805.497.1416.
MONTESSORI OF MALIBU CANYON
4029 Las Virgenes Rd.
Montessori of Malibu Canyon is a Calabasas based early childhood education center that offers daily full-day and half-day program options for children 2-6. They offer a variety of programs including a mommy and me, toddler and preschool program, and transitional kindergarten program. They also offer extended AM and PM care at no additional charge. The beautiful campus is nestled in the Malibu Canyon scenic corridor with over an acre of flat, tree-shaded playground space! The school features large open classrooms outfitted with Montessori materials and lead-free furniture and paint to create a safe and nurturing environment.
They are proud to present an interdisciplinary approach to early childhood education that incorporates and celebrates the best of Montessori coupled with the Reggio Emilia and Waldorf Pedagogies. The teachers are highly educated career educators who are also passionate and nurturing.
They offer a rich and diverse program that provides children with a solid foundation in math, language arts with language labs in Spanish, French or Farsi, geography, science, music, dance, fine arts, cooking, gardening, yoga, and more.
21650 Oxnard St., #100
Woodland Hills, 91367
Fusion Academy Warner Center is a revolutionary community of learning where positive relationships unlock academic potential. Classes are one-to-one: one student and one teacher per classroom. This allows them to personalize and customize curriculum for each student’s unique strengths, interests, and learning style.
The supportive staff and campus environment provide a safe space for students to flourish emotionally, socially, and academically. The school includes a state-of-the-art recording studio and mixed-media art studio for students to express their creativity. The Homework Café® is where students complete homework with supervision and help from a teacher before they leave for the day. Classes are offered at three levels: essential, college prep, and honors. From algebra to yoga and everything in between, they have a wide variety of classes to choose from. Students can enroll full-time, take classes for credit, or utilize the tutoring services.
Connect with Fusion Academy online at FusionWarnerCenter.com or call the office to speak with the director of admissions and outreach.
KADIMA DAY SCHOOL
Evenhaim Family Campus
7011 Shoup Ave.
West Hills, 91307
Kadima Day School provides an integrated general and Judaic studies education that fosters whole-child growth and development. Within a community of talented and caring educators, Kadima delivers a comprehensive, hands-on, and academically challenging curriculum. Student engagement, in all dimensions, is visible across the four-acre campus. Featuring an Early Childhood Education Center, and an elementary, and middle school (EC-8th Grade), Kadima encourages students to maximize their academic, social, physical, and spiritual potentials. The Kadima Early Childhood Education Center, for ages 2 to 5, provides children with creative and fun learning opportunities and focuses on building self-esteem, independence, social skills, confidence, and responsibility. Students in the ECEC are also introduced to science, mathematics, language arts (English and Hebrew), social studies, music, and art.
Kadima Day School focuses on a differentiated, balanced, and holistic education for each child. The classrooms in the elementary and middle school nurture students’ passions and challenge them to learn. Their rigorous academic program and robust arts and electives offerings exposes students to an integrated curriculum that prepares them for high school as well as fosters their connection to Judaism.
28370 Roadside Dr.
Agoura Hills, 91301
107 Teardrop Ct.
Newbury Park, 91320
More than ABC’s and 123’s
Woodcrest Preschool in Agoura Hills and Newbury Park do a superior job educating young children and preparing them for kindergarten. What is often hard to measure, but equally important is teaching empathy, compassion,and kindness.
Over the next year Woodcrest Preschool will be implementing a nationally recognized social and emotional well being curriculum called Conscious Discipline. The program was designed by Dr. Becky Bailey to help children communicate their emotions and develop feelings for how actions impact their friends.
Please contact the preschool director to learn more about our social and emotional well-being curriculum at 888-788-9491.