Religious schools, also known as parochial schools or faith-based schools, are a choice for many families in Los Angeles. There are many schools that have a religious affiliation in Los Angeles, including those associated with the Catholic Church, Episcopal Church, and other Christian Faiths, in addition to Jewish Schools.
Whether you choose a secular or religious private school, we have an article about why one Los Angeles mom chose a private school for her child. And this article talks about the benefits of a Catholic School education.
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Featured Religious Schools in Los Angeles
Building Blocks Christian Academy
Type: Preschool, Religious Affiliation
We know you have many choices when it comes to choosing the first school experience for your child. At Building Blocks Christian Academy we are pleased to be able to provide the community of West LA with a quality early childhood program that exists to equip children with the essential building blocks for life – body, mind and spirit.
Our program blends play-based learning with hands-on academic experiences to prepare the children for the next level in their education. We provide a program that reflects the developmental level of each child through individual, small group and large group activities. We balance our day with both active and quiet time and indoor and outdoor play. We have a newly renovated classroom and a large outdoor space featuring a spacious grass yard and new playground equipment.
Building Blocks serves children ages 2.5-5 and is located in the Mar Vista neighborhood, convenient to Venice, Marina del Rey, Playa Vista and surrounding areas.Connect:
Wilshire Boulevard Temple: Erika J. Glazer Early Childhood Center
Type: Preschool, Religious Affiliation
At the Erika J. Glazer Early Childhood Center of Wilshire Boulevard Temple, our primary goal is to develop each child’s self-esteem, promote positive feelings towards learning, and to encourage social interaction within a Jewish setting. You and your children are members of the Temple family, and we are proud and honored to have you with us on this shared journey.
We offer a developmental curriculum for children aged 18-months through five years old. Our program, accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), challenges and empowers all children to reach their potential. We provide hands-on experience in language arts, science, math, fine art, music, movement, gardening, cooking, and Judaic Studies. Our educational approach combines the best practices in the field of early childhood development with the inspired philosophy of Reggio Emilia, Montessori, and High Scope.
Glazer ECC offers rolling admissions and mid-year enrollment opportunities.Connect:
Catholic Schools in Los Angeles
Crespi Carmelite High School
5031 Alonzo Ave., Encino, California 91316-3611
Crespi Carmelite High School strives to offer each young man the opportunity to experience success and achieve academic excellence. The academic achievements of present and past students indicate the quality of the school’s program. Crespi Carmelite High School is, by its nature, a college-preparatory school.
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy
440 St. Katherine Dr., La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is an all-girls, Catholic, Dominican, independent, college-preparatory day and boarding high school in the hills of La Cañada Flintridge.
Immaculate Heart Middle & High School
5515 Franklin Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028
An independent, Catholic, college-preparatory school for girls in grades 6 through 12, Immaculate Heart has been located on a beautiful hillside property in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles since its founding by the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1906.
Louisville High School
22300 Mulholland Dr., Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Louisville High School, located in Woodland Hills, California, is a private, Catholic, college-preparatory school for girls in grades 9 through 12.
Loyola High School
1901 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90006
Loyola High School of Los Angeles, founded in 1865, is an all-male, four-year, academically rigorous, Catholic, college-preparatory school run by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits). Nearly one hundred percent of Loyola’s graduates go on to either college or university.
Marymount High School
10643 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90077
Marymount is an independent, Catholic, all-girls school with the core purpose of educating and empowering young women to live lives of consequence as ethical leaders with a global perspective and an unshakable commitment to the common good.
Mayfield Senior School
500 Bellefontaine St., Pasadena, CA 91105
Established in 1931, Mayfield Senior School in Pasadena, California is a Catholic, independent, college-preparatory school for young women in grades 9–12.
Notre Dame Academy
2851 Overland Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90064
Notre Dame Academy, founded in 1949 by the Sisters of Notre Dame, is a Catholic, college-preparatory, four-year, private high school accredited by the Western Catholic Education Association and Western Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges.
Notre Dame Academy Elementary
2911 Overland Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90064
Notre Dame Academy Elementary School, in the tradition of the Sisters of Notre Dame, is committed to providing a thoroughly Catholic, 21st century academic education, designed to nurture socially responsible citizens and challenge students to think strategically, act independently, and lead by example.
St. Francis High School
200 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada, CA 91011
Founded in 1946, St. Francis High School is a private, Catholic, college-preparatory school for boys.
St. Monica Catholic High School
1030 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90403
St. Monica Catholic High School is a college-preparatory, coeducational, parish high school whose mission is to graduate students who embody the Gospel message by the example of their lives, demonstrate intellectual curiosity and academic preparedness for college, cultivate their personal talents, and transform the world as responsible citizens and stewards.
St. Monica Catholic Elementary School
1039 7th St., Santa Monica, CA 90403
SMCES is a vibrant parish school that educates diverse learners from TK–8th grade. “Founded in 1930 by the Sisters of the Holy Name of Jesus and Mary we believe in continuing the service and love of Jesus Christ, guided by the Holy Spirit and Gospel values.”
Episcopal Schools in Los Angeles
4533 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Studio City, CA 91607
Campbell Hall is an independent, coeducational, day school for grades K–12, located in Studio City, California. They are affiliated with the Episcopal Church and its 500-year history of academic excellence and are also one of the most religiously and racially diverse schools in Southern California.
Jewish Schools in Los Angeles
Brawerman East: Elementary School of Wilshire Blvd Temple
3663 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90010
Brawerman West: Elementary School of Wilshire Blvd Temple
11661 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064
Brawerman Elementary School is a coeducational, K–6 institution with two campuses in Los Angeles, employing the highest academic standards in a nurturing environment with a deep understanding of Jewish values.
Kadima Day School
7011 Shoup Ave., West Hills, CA 91307
Kadima is a private Jewish day school in Los Angeles rooted in academic excellence and Jewish learning. The learning environment they provide encourages independence, confidence, critical thinking, and a love of learning. Come see what a Kadima educational experience has to offer.
Milken Community Schools: Saperstein Middle School Campus
15900 Mulholland Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90049
Milken Community Schools: Upper School Campus
15800 Zeldin’s Way, Los Angeles, CA 90049
Milken School is a college prep, private, day school in Los Angeles established on the foundation of the highest academic standards and Jewish values. This Jewish Day School serves students in grades 7–12.
Yeshiva University Girls
1619 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90035
YULA Girls High School is an Orthodox, student-centered, college-preparatory, Yeshiva high school, where students are encouraged to find their unique and individual strengths.
Yeshiva University High School
9760 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90035
A non-profit, independent, Orthodox Jewish yeshiva high school for boys grades 9–12 with a dual curriculum of both general and Judaic studies.
Christian Schools in Los Angeles
New Covenant Academy
3119 W 6th St., Los Angeles, CA 90020
New Covenant Academy is a K–12th Christian, college-prep school located in the heart of Koreatown, Los Angeles.
Islamic Schools in Los Angeles
New Horizons School
651 N. Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91103
New Horizon School is committed to providing students with an excellent academic education and firm grounding in moral and ethical values. The school fosters a dedication to God through virtuous living in a balanced Islamic environment.
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