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New Roads School

Private | K-12 | 653 students

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Situated in an inner city neighborhood. The median home value is $665,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,580.

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Posted December 3, 2012

My daughter started New Roads in ninth grade this fall and we're thrilled with the place. The entire community is thriving, vibrant and diverse. The communication between faculty and parents is outstanding. The teachers themselves are incredibly dedicated and creative, and the emphasis on how to be a good person in a rapidly changing world is incredibly valuable.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted June 13, 2012

This school's main goal is to teach kids about social justice and equality. I would recommend this middle school to anyone, especially with the new facility. However, plan on other high schools if you can. While the middle school is excellent, the high school is average. (3.5/5 stars)

Posted September 16, 2009

New Roads nurtures and encourages the best in each student while instilling accountability and commitment to the community and the environment
—Submitted by a parent

Posted September 16, 2009

Its philosophy, caring about the world and social justice, its diversity, its fantastic teachers!
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Posted April 23, 2008

A place where education in academics, community growth, self awareness and diversity of mankind is allowed to roam the halls and classrooms at will. A place where interaction between students, staff, educators and parents is a major part of what makes this school 'so unique'...

Posted April 12, 2008

This is school is amazing. The school is very corporative and attentive. Not only do the teachers listen to you but the Dean also listens to you as well. They want the best for you.
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Posted October 31, 2007

This school is awesome. This is the best school that I have ever gone to. The teachers are awesome. They are comforting and helpful. They are avaliable almost all the time. The sports are great. We have an amazing sports director. I would give this school a 100% rating!
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Posted March 22, 2006

Our child has atended new roads since 6th grade and is currently an 8th grader.New roads is committed to development of young people to have a passion for learning and a passion to affect their world for the better. There is a committment from staff to celebrate each child's strengths and encouage them to overcome their weaknesses. It is a school that enforces the concept of community. Kids are happy and enthusiactic. Teachers are top of the line in their field. Parents are a welcome part of the community.
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Posted February 12, 2006

Wonderful school, staff very attentative small classes and lots of indiviual attention
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3131 Olympic Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Phone: (310) 828-5582


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