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Brentwood School inspires every student to:
Think critically and creatively.
Act ethically.
Shape a future with meaning.

statement of purpose

Fast Facts

Core Values

Trust • Respect • Responsibility • Honesty • Caring • Diversity • Community

Diversity mission statement

The Brentwood School community actively seeks diverse perspectives and embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential. We create an environment that fosters openness and appreciation of multiple dimensions of culture and identity. We aim to engage mindfully in open and frequent dialogues to ensure that each member is valued, included, and respected. Diversity is in the fabric of who we are.


Brentwood School is an independent K-12 coed day school with two campuses, located four blocks apart, in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles.


Lower School (K-5): 280
Middle School (6-8): 350
Upper School (9-12): 575


124 full-time teachers
17 part-time teachers
91 hold advanced degrees
59 at Brentwood for 10+ years

Average Class Size

K-5: 16
6-12: 17

Student/Teacher Ratio

K, 3:1
1-5, 7:1
6-12, 8:1


Our school community is shaped and enhanced by students who live in nearly 120 different zip code areas and come from over 220 different schools. Eighteen percent of our families benefit from financial support. Both the West Campus (Grades K-5) and the East Campus (Grades 6-12) are currently 46% students of color.

Interscholastic Athletics

83 teams in Grades 4-12

Student Resources

West Campus: full-time learning specialist, educational technology specialist, licensed counselor, math specialist, librarian, and a school nurse
East Campus: full-time learning specialists (3), educational technology specialists (2), licensed counselors (5), librarians (2), athletic trainers (2), and a nurse
K-12:  Office of Equity and Inclusion (2)


California Association of Independent Schools
Western Association of Schools and Colleges


National Association of Independent Schools
California Association of Independent Schools
A Better Chance
Independent School Alliance for Minority Affairs
Young Eisner Scholar Program
Private School Village
Private School Axis