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.
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.