Berkeley Hall At a Glance

Founded in 1911, Berkeley Hall is a Nursery-8th grade non-sectarian, independent school nestled on 66 acres of natural beauty in Los Angeles, California. Our mission is to “empower children to fulfill their unlimited, God-given potential as fearless scholars and conscientious citizens." A foundation of respect and love-of-good strengthens and supports all aspects of school life. If our values and approach seem like the right fit for you and your child, we look forward to hearing from you. Enjoy browsing!

Total enrollment: 260

Age 3 – Grade 8

Year founded: 1911

Accreditation: CAIS (California Association of Independent Schools), WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges)

Average class size: 18

Diversity: 54% cultural; 24% socio-economic

Teachers: 34, including 12 special subject teachers; 61% hold advanced degrees

Student/teacher ratio:

Student/computer ratio: 1/1

Campus: 66 acres in the Santa Monica mountains with 7 buildings and an amphitheater

Sports facilities: Football, soccer, and baseball fields; 1/4 mile track; Sport Court and four tennis courts; 75 ft. outdoor pool

No. of playgrounds: 4

Sports Teams: Baseball, basketball, flag football, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, volleyball

No. of library volumes: 10,500

Science labs: 2 indoors, 66 acres outdoors

Wildlife spotted: Bobcats, red-tailed hawks, cottontail rabbits, roadrunners, deer

Financial aid: Need-based grants

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Located in Los Angeles, CA, Berkeley Hall School is a private, coeducational school for students in preschool through grade 8. Rigorous academics in a supportive atmosphere and grounded character development allow students to become fearless scholars and conscientious citizens - gain a love of learning, leadership with social responsibility, creativity with moral integrity, and self-esteem with compassion for others and the environment.