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Windward School
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  • Private
  • LOS ANGELES, CA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade A minus

About

11350 PALMS BOULEVARD
LOS ANGELES, CA 90066

Applying

Application Deadline
December 7
Application Fee
$150
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
No data available  

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$42,245
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
11%
Average Financial Aid
$30,000
From Windward School

Windward School was founded in 1971 to provide a dynamic education in a nurturing community for co-ed students in Grades 7-12 in Los Angeles. The School is named for Shirley Windward, who used her public school system pension to open the college preparatory school. That innovative spirit continues to thrive at Windward, where students are supported by dedicated faculty members and encouraged to pursue their interests while developing 21st century skills in state of the art facilities. Community and collaboration are at the core of the School's philosophy and are reflected in the welcoming atmosphere.

Windward School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1370
108 responses
Average ACT
31
103 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
75%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 8 responses
Poll
75%
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 43 responses
  • Coffee House
    23%
  • Founders Day
    16%
  • Music Performances
    16%
  • Sports Games
    14%
  • Community service events
    9%
  • Spirit Week
    7%
  • The play, the musical, and the improv group shows
    7%

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Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
625
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 10 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 10 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 10 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
National
17:1
Poll
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 16 responses
Poll
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 16 responses
Poll
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 16 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
100%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 6 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 6 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 6 responses

Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade D
Median Household Income
$62,142
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,450
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$636,900
National
$217,500

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