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PK-8|Private
250 students
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School leader:  Mrs. Franzi Utter
17310 West Sunset Boulevard
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

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(310) 454-7064
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BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    None
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Environmental, World languages, Humanities...
  • Arts
    None, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    Japanese, Spanish
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45 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · December 13, 2016
I'm going to make this very easy for prospective families. This school is only meant for a very specific type of kid/family. If you are not sure if you are that type of family, you are definitely not the right fit for this school. Plain and... more

Effective school leaders: Disagree
Submitted by a parent · December 13, 2016
It's led by committee. So there is no real leadership.

Develops character: Neutral
Submitted by a parent · December 13, 2016
They talk about "whole child" but it's mostly lip service. Disruptive kids never get punished or dealt with effectively. That being said, the majority of kids at the school are good kids.

Teacher effectiveness: Disagree
Submitted by a parent · December 13, 2016
There is very little accountability. The teachers don't care whether or not your child is learning the material or not.

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About this school

The purpose of Westside Waldorf School is "to provide children with a balanced education appropriate to each developmental stage through combining artistic, cognitive, and practical lessons to nurture the strengths, potential, and uniqueness of students and develop their inner and physical strength to become freethinking individuals, as set forth in the educational indications of Rudolf Steiner, founder of Waldorf Education." - From the Bylaws of W

January 15, 2014

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Last modified: December 13, 2016
Last modified Westside Waldorf School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
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