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Students enrolled: 49

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4900 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90010

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(323) 939-3800
(323) 937-0013
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January 02, 2014
I love teaching at this school! As an educator, you are able to be creative and meet the needs of every child due to the small class size. The parent support here is amazing too! Small class size, supportive parents, ability to teach creatively, Music, Art, PE, Spanish and Korean Language classes and very affordable tuition, what's there not to love?! Best kept secret in LA!

- submitted by a teacher

October 30, 2013
If you are looking for private school education with affordable tuition, this is it. The school was found with main idea of "affordable tuition for the quality education". to do so, they didn't raise their tuition for long time. They have rules that limits the class size under 10 student per class, doing it so each class is like small private tutor class which teaching can be tailor for individual need. Also, they incorporate teaching method from the Korea, makes learning level far superior than others. I love the fact that my son can get different cultural experience with the school. Love this school.

- submitted by a parent

October 09, 2013
I don't think I've ever experienced a school with a staff and parent organization so involved and dedicated to the success of the students. The students receive the greatest educational opportunities all around which include the arts and culture. The school has an excellent after school enrichment program which all the students are excited about and love participating in. The small class sizes allow for a flexible curriculum and added attention to the students needs. As a former student, and now a teacher at the school, I feel as if I had come back to my childhood. The facility brought back many happy memories which prompted me to contact and connect with other former students. My old schoolmates (the ones I was able to keep in touch with) have even decided on having a reunion soon! How wonderful would that be! I think that pretty much sums up what this school has to offer and the wonderful experience the students will leave with.

- submitted by a teacher

October 06, 2013
I can't say enough about the quality of education my son receives at WPS. The teachers, staff, and PTO are dedicated to creating a safe, secure, fun place of learning and growing. The incredibly small student to teacher ratio ensures that all students receive individualized attention for all of their needs. In addition to the core curriculum (including the Singapore Math method), my son's education expands to two foreign languages (Korean & Spanish), music, art, and PE. In a large city such as LA, I'm grateful for a school such as this that provides an intimate community of learning. For the tuition, you can't find a better value anywhere else!!

- submitted by a parent

October 06, 2013
My daughter has been at Wilshire Private School since kindergarten. She is in 4th grade now. WPS is a wonderful environment for her to flourish academically and socially. The class size is small, affording lots of one-on-one time with the teachers. The campus is very nice, with a large playground and well-maintained, secure facility. They offer Korean, Spanish, PE, art, and music. The faculty and staff are very caring and devoted to the education of the students. We love WPS!

- submitted by a parent

October 05, 2013
WPS has very affordable tuition while providing a quality education of high academic standard. The small classroom size ensures each child receives individualized attention. The families at the school are very engaged and have created a caring school community.

- submitted by a parent

October 05, 2013
My son attends Wilshire Private and it's a great learning environment for him. We are so lucky to have found this unique school. In addition to learning, he has so much fun that he doesn't want to leave at the end of the day.

- submitted by a parent

June 11, 2011

- submitted by a community member

September 20, 2010
Devoted, tremendously qualified teachers combined with small class sizes make this a truly special school - and at a fraction of what other private schools cost. The music program is extraordinary. After-school classes are offered too. The principal really seeks to inspire the kids, and she is committed to making WPS even greater!

- submitted by a parent

September 08, 2010
Wilshire Private School is a wonderful place where students are encourage to reach their highest potential academically, socially, and physically. Academics are a prority as well as character education and the Arts. The Administrators and Staff are highly qualified with credentials and Masters Degrees in Education. Every staff member has graduated from highly accredited Universities such as UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC Santa Barbara, UC Riverside, USC, and Pamona College. The 6th grade graduates went to Marlbrough, Havard Westlake, Brentwood, Pilgrim, Immaculate Heart, and Pacific Hills. Only a great elementary school could get all of their 6th graders into schools like that! An acceptance rate of that sort speaks volumes about the school itself. Overall over the past year the standardized test scores have greatly improved. Over 80% of the students scored in the "Above Average" percentile and are highly ranked among Independent Schools.

- submitted by a teacher

October 03, 2009
Devoted teachers, a wonderful group of multiethnic students, kids struggling and triumphing over adversity. This is everything a school should be and they have been devastated by budget cuts.

- submitted by a community member

November 03, 2008
Awarded 'Best Private School in Los Angeles' This school if fantastic and its national test scores rank the school in the top 5% of the nation! You won't find a better school!

- submitted by a parent

October 11, 2008
this school is excellent!!! (I am student of this school)

- submitted by a student

June 30, 2008
2008 Best Private School in Los Angeles Award! Wilshire Private School has been selected as the Best of Los Angeles in the Private & Parochial Schools category by the USLBA. WPS has also won state competition in the California Math Competition.

- submitted by a parent

March 12, 2008
I love wilshire school. it is t best school in the world. The best thing at wilshire school is friendship. THe teacher are really nice and teaches us a lot. Everyone is nice at our school. My friends and i are close. I will miss this school when i leave next year.

- submitted by a student

March 12, 2008
i am the 6th grade president and this school is thebest. They have almost everything u want for your child.sorry i am speed typing. anyway the best thing there for me is friendship. i went here since kindergarden. i got emotionally attached to this school. i am going to miss my friends and everyone the teachers are excelllent and our principal Mr miller is working hard to make this school abetter place.

- submitted by a student

December 06, 2005
The new head of school Ms. Kislinger is great! She has years of experience from one of the top private schools in Pasadena and has a vision to raise this school to the same or above that level. So, the upper classes may not represent the direction the school is heading. However, the K through 2nd greades are excellent in my opinion and I hope that they will continue to excell through the 6th grade. The tuition is half as much compare to neighboring schools (around $6000) because they receive funding from Korean Education Institution. Overall, I think that this school is great if you are willing get involved and part-take the new vision into reality with Ms. Kislinger.

- submitted by a parent

August 08, 2005
My son went to this school last year, the reason I put him there was because they had korean class. But my son's korean got worse, so I pulled him out this year.

- submitted by a parent

July 06, 2005
Quality of academic programs are high. The school focuses on a number of methodologies for introducing information. The music, arts, sports and extracurricular activities are costly but well organized and beneficial. Parent involvement is disorganized and ineffective. Diversity for children of other than asian ethnicity is a concern. Principal is outstanding with excellent grasp of the foundational education principals that develop positive educational benefits for kids.

- submitted by a parent
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April 22, 2005
excellent music program. nice to know that some schools still care about the arts.

- submitted by a parent
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Wilshire Private School is sponsored by KISC (Korean Institute of Southern California) but due to extremely low enrollment has been turned over to Korean Parent Board incorporate South Korean Education Program into all aspects of the classroom.


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Wilshire Private School
4900 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA  90010
(323) 939-3800
Last modified Wilshire Private School is a Private school that serves grades K-6
Wilshire Private School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 21 reviews. Top