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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Sports
    B
The Archer School for Girls is a top rated, private, all-girls school located in Los Angeles, CA. It has 496 students in grades 6-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 7 to 1. Tuition is $42,225 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 100% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.
Address
11725 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Telephone
(310) 873-7000
Website

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$42,225
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
22%
Average Financial Aid

The Archer School for Girls Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1330
61 responses
Average ACT
30
75 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.8 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.8 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 41 responses
Report
  • Spirit week
    17%
  • Haunted House
    15%
  • Junior and Senior Prom are so much fun!
    15%
  • Winter Wonderland
    15%
  • Halloween
    12%
  • Spring tea parties
    12%
  • Mystery food
    7%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
496
55%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.11 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.11 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.11 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
Poll
93%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.14 responses
Poll
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.14 responses
Poll
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.14 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
100%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.9 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.9 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.9 responses
Living in the Area
B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    D
  2. Good for Families
    B-
  3. Housing
    D
Median Household Income
$54,501
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,302
National
$949
Median Home Value
$549,800
National
$184,700
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The Archer School for Girls Reviews

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TOP NOTCH! Archer has been an incredible experience for my daughter. She has voiced numerous times that she loves her school because she can be herself and all of her school mates are very supportive. We could not be happier and I feel that Archer encourages the girls to be the best versions of themselves. The joy felt among the students and the administration is infectious and there is a strong sense of community among the Archer families. Archer offers strong academic & athletic programs as well as on going support to help our girls become more confident, resilient and empowered. A++
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1. emphasize critical thinking
2. improve writing skills
3. Art teachers: very passionate and creative people!
4. Honors STEM classes except biology
5. Accommodations
6. College guidance
7. Staff (nicest people I’ve ever met)
8. Spirit Events
9. Affinity Clubs

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1. Rules feel unnecessarily strict, making it difficult to trust adults. Students lose privileges for tardiness to class meetings/minor violations of the uniform policy. Result of Archer's priority to keep up appearances for trustees, prospective parents, and resentful Brentwood residents.
2. overall, social scene is not my ideal situation — would help if the student body was more diverse and interested in art. younger grades have dealt with fairly extreme cases of bullying (including using the n-word and slut shaming)
3. a lot of teachers leave within 1-2 years.
4. sustainability
5. dances/prom
My daughter started at Archer in 6th grade and is graduating this spring, heading off to her first-choice college. I am so appreciative of her years in this warm, nurturing, holistic environment.
Archer is a young, nimble, adaptable school with an innovative head of school.
Expectations are high and teachers do their best to help the girls reach them. While classes are rigorous, my daughter never seemed overwhelmed. I'd say there was healthy stress.
There's every type of girl at Archer and they come from all over Los Angeles--not just the tony neighborhoods around the school. Diversity is important to the culture and the students benefit from the differing perspectives.
The recent modern addition marries beautifully with the historic building. Still no gym or pool on campus but they work around that.
Soon my daughter will be off to college. And I am confident she's well-prepared for whatever comes next.