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Kids' World School, Inc. & Cornerstone Academy of Los Angeles

Private | K-12 | 18 students


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Posted June 2, 2014

Kids' World School & Cornerstone Academy is one of the best schools for educating children. My family and I are from cross country and we moved here almost 4 years ago and I have had my share of different schools for my 3 children. This school is like no other! Not only does this school educate our kids they help with communication and how to handle peer pressure, arguments etc. Which to me needs to be taught in our educational system. It's not just about school work its also about handling life issues that may arise and being able to associate with others and get along in this world. They really stress life skills, proper manners, respecting others, the skills that are so often found missing in our current education system that are vital to surviving in this world. After all, we all want to live in a positive world, and kids are our future.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted May 25, 2014

I truly could not be happier than I am! I brought my daughter to Kids' World School years ago after I found her in tears hiding in her closet so she wouldn't have to go to school. Are you kidding?!? I could not, on any level, justify forcing her to go so I started the hunt for a new school. A friend recommended Kids' World so I took her for a free day. I fully expected a frantic call and kept my phone next to me every minute waiting for that call. Well, the call never came and when I went to pick her up, she didn't want to leave! I started her the next day and, believe it or not, since then she has NEVER been unhappy at school. There is absolutely no one that I wouldn't recommend this school to. Whatever you're trying to achieve with your child, they are there for you. Amazing! She is now graduating at the age of 16 which she set as her personal goal and then took action to achieve. She is a happy, confident, able young woman with the certainty that she will accomplish her goals in life. Her dad and I are confident of her success as well. I really am very thankful from the bottom of my heart.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted May 6, 2014

My Daughter is 3 years old and goes to Kids World School. When my daughter started in Kids world she had just turned 3 years old and this was a big step. My daughter in the past has had something called "White Breathe Holding Spells" which is when they pass out due to small injury and/or crying to hard not able to catch their breath. I was so worried as at a daycare she went to before it was constant, I was always worried about her, it is very scary for a mother. However since being at Kids world for the last year she no longer does this!! It was like night and day for her. She loves it, she has a very safe environment. The teachers are very attentive to the students. She was asking me everyday on Spring break to have her go, but the school was closed. she is about to turn 4 years old and can already write her own name and is learning sounds to read, academically very advanced. Thank you to everyone at Kids World School!
—Submitted by a parent

Posted October 23, 2013

I clearly remember being a child and laying down on the ground, crying and begging my mom to let me stay home from school. I was in the 4th grade, at the nearest public elementary school. And, to say the least, I was unhappy. My mom listened to me and took me out of the public schooling system. I started at Kids World in 2006. It was like a whole new world. The kids were all nice to me and the teachers really cared! I was a very happy 9 year old! I was behind and put on a third grade repair program. I was amazed at all the care I was getting and all the new things I was learning! With a little planning and a lot of purpose, I've successfully made my way through my courses, to the beginning of 11th grade and now I'm ahead. I'll be graduating high school in June 2014, at 16 years old! I have really big dreams and I am sure they are going to be fulfilled because of the care and help of Kids' World School and Cornerstone Academy!

Posted October 2, 2013

My three children are attending Kids' World School, they are super happy and thriving, I am relieved that I found a school that will provide a rounded education in a safe environment.
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Posted September 11, 2013

This school is very unique and effective. It tests each student on where they are at on their education and gives them a tailored program, and works with them to get through their grade. The students get one on one attention to make sure they are really understanding what they are learning. It is a nice, safe environment, they put attention on art, PE as well as offering music classes.

Posted March 8, 2012

My son almost immediately became more mature and so much happier after starting here last December at the age of 3. I love the Pre-K teacher Nancy, She is seasoned but still energetic and enthusiastic about her kids. She treats my son with such dignity and respect. He's learning his letters and numbers and is beginning to recognize full words. His interest in art has sky rocketed whereas before he never even cared to color or draw. I only have the pre-k experience here so far but I really am impressed with how the older kids carry themselves. They're so well mannered and friendly. A very healthy environment. I was planning on putting my son into a prestigious French immersion private school when he turns 4 but I love the pre-k teacher so much I decided to keep him in Kid's World.
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Posted February 17, 2012

We are so happy with this school and best of all my son loves his school. He is excited about learning. The teachers at Kidsworld are so on top of the students and their studies. If they don't understand something, they keep coming back to it until they do. I also love the art programs they have. My 5 year old loves that he gets dance and piano classes. There is so much love and care at this school. We are lucky to have found such a wonderful program.
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Posted February 17, 2012

I have 2 sons at Kids' World ages 3 and 5 and they both love it! My 5 year old is reading at an advanced level and my 3 year old is shocking me with the work he is doing with phonics. When I pick my kids up at school, i cannot even get them to leave! The staff is wonderful, they treat my kids like family and have so much love and care for what they do. I have such peace of mind when I leave them at school everyday because their teacher is amazing and I know how comfortable they are there. I wouldn't want them anywhere else.
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Posted February 16, 2012

Love this school. My daughter has been there for 2 years now. She's almost five and reading a grade ahead! She was reading and writing at 3 years old. The kindergarten/1st grade teacher is AMAZING and her ability to handle the kids with such care is impressive. She's been there for something like 18 years. The space is small but very cozy and intimate. We love that it's close to home so that our daughter can go to school with friends that also live in the area.
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Posted February 16, 2012

My son just started at this school and he is doing really well. He is happy and excited to go to school in the mornings and every day when I pick him up I can see he is having a great time. He also has talked to me about liking his teacher and I love that! It definetly has the best teacher I have met so far and I have toured many many school.
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Posted December 6, 2011

Quite disappointed in the way this school is run. There is NO parent involvement, not enough activities, it's not very aesthetic and kids are constantly bored. Not enough stimuli. I often did an early pick up to observe my child in school and often found her being bullied by older students and on more than one occasion found my child physically being hit by another student and in tears with NO teacher or aid around! I thought it would be beneficial but at 3 children should really be in a class with other children of similar age not 3 years older! The teacher is wonderful but her class is too big and she can't possibly watch over all of them. It wasn't until my child came home with a black eye one day and although I brought it to the schools attention I never got a single phone call from the mother or the such that I knew we had to go. The child was 5 and my child 3! I myself have never been punched in the face yet my 3 year old already had and the worst part is that NO ONE was around when it happened! It was only because the child finally confessed once my child confronted him. I could go on. Anyway I took my child out of that school and where she is now she is happy and thriving!
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Posted October 14, 2011

This is a Great School. The teacher are great with kids. Any situation they handle it Bring your kids and they will learn great things . I know this school for over 9 yrs
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Posted October 2, 2011

My daughter was not enjoying school. Getting her to go was an unpleasant chore. Finally a parent-teacher meeting confirmed our suspicion when we met a very disturbed teacher that was hanging on to her job because of tenure and was outright mean to the children. Well, that was enough for us. My wife and I started looking into alternatives. We considered everything from home schooling to charter schools. Fortunately we ran into Kids' World. After meeting the owner and several teachers our daughter agreed to give it a try. As the saying goes, the rest is history. She loves school, loves learning and is surrounded by teachers and administrators who really care about her. It's a world of difference from where she was before. I highly recommenend this school.
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Posted October 1, 2011

I have been with Kids' World School, Inc. for over 6 years. They are a great school. They go above and beyond what is normally expected from a school or teachers. The space is clean, the teachers are excellent, the method is magical with lots of hands on and understanding vocabulay is paramount, which I find excellent. It is an ideal environment. The curriculum is so perfectly layed out, everything is at the proper level for each kid and the kids have a great time in the class room. I have seem personally how they teach. There is a lot of one on one, while still encouraging and helping the students to be independent learners. I am proud to say I am a part of this wonderful school. The staff, teachers and principal are there 100% for the kids and parents and provide excellent service and leadership. You can tell they really care.

Posted May 17, 2011

The school must have fallen on hard times. Very fews resources and materials! Work books public schools used a generation ago; mindless repetitive tasks to keep the kids "working"; no IT instruction; no music education. No lab. No homework. No sports. Lots of playing and running around in a very confined space. Several grades together in one room. Owner is the sole credentialed teacher.The non-sectarian claim is a myth. Attention to each student's individual progress is another myth. That your child performs at higher than his grade level is yet another. It is very probable in fact your child will be behind public school equivalent grade, but you hear what you like to hear and neither tests nor statistics are available. BUT: if you want your kid "in school" from 8 am until 7 pm this is the school for you. You get exactly what you pay for: a glorified babysitting service.
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Posted July 18, 2010

My daughter is currently 1 year ahead in her schooling. She just turned 9 years old and has entered the 5th grade! She has attended Kids World School her all of her school years and has received fabulous care & individual attention. When she is having trouble in any area whether with another student or her studies the staff is very attentive and helps her to manage the situation allowing her to be responsible in a way that wlll help her for life. The principle Paula cares a great deal about the children and is always open to ideas on how to improve the school. The school has continued to add fabulous activities, wonderful programs and expansion on a regular basis. I highly recommend a tour of the school if you are curious.
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Posted September 18, 2009

My daughter is being all her life at this school and I donlt think I cuold have ever find a better place for her. She is getting the best education and care that we ever imagine. Thanks to all teachers, students and Principal. AR
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Posted January 10, 2009

I am so happy that I found this school! My kids are really doing well here. They are enjoying their studies! They come home and want to read. This school is my savior as a parent, I know I have assured that my children will be well educated and be certain about their abilites when they become adults. Kimberly
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Posted December 14, 2007

This High School uses one of the best learning methods i have ever seen. The teachers are patient and kind, they make sure my child understands every single thing she studies. I am very proud to say that i made a fantastic choice in my child's education.
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Ethnicity This school State average
White 59% 26%
Hispanic 39% 52%
Black 2% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0% 11%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Two or more races 0% 3%
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2132 Hyperion Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027
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Phone: (323) 663-4703


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