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Brentwood School

Private | K-12 | 996 students


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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $1,077,500. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $2,200.

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Posted November 4, 2005

This is a very nice school with great teachers.
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Posted October 6, 2005

My daughter is in the 3rd Grade. I am astonished at the things she is learing, it seems to me that their 3rd grade is like 4th grade in some other schools. The teachers are very supportive of the kids, so although the program is accelerated and lot of work, the approach is always with fun and enthusiasm. The subjects are taugh in innovative ways. Their music teacher is phenomenal which is evidenced by the school performances and the level at which the kids perform. The school community is very warm and welcoming even to different ethnicities and races and parental involvement is a must. We enjoy Brentwood and highly recommend it. It is a bit on the pricey side but well worth it.
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Posted April 3, 2005

An excellent school with a rigorous program and a fantastic reputation. However, not the ideal school for anyone who is not the ideal outgoing, advanced child. Effort is expended in teaching the kids at the top and bottom of the class but those in the middle are generally given less attention. Also, there is no positive reinforcement at the college advisor level for those students going into middle tier schools.
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Posted March 28, 2005

Worst school ever! Kids are treated badly by discouraged kids and even worse by lazy teachers. Don't bother; it's a huge waste of your money.
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Posted January 2, 2005

Great school. Lots of athletic oppurtunities. Above average arts facilities, both performing and visual. First class academic curriculum. A+
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 73% 26%
Hispanic 8% 52%
Black 7% 6%
Two or more races 3% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Mr. Rick Torkelson
  • Coed
  • Nonsectarian
  • NAIS


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100 South Barrington Place
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Phone: (310) 476-9633


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