Fast Facts

West Campus, (310) 889-2812

East Campus, (310) 889-2657

Statement of Purpose

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

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): 300
Middle School (6-8): 240
Upper School (9-12): 480

125 full-time teachers, 16 part-time teachers

95 hold advanced degrees
60 have been at the school for 10+ years

Average Class Size
K: 14
1-6: 22
7-12: 17

Student/Teacher Ratio
K, 7:1
1-6, 11:1
7-12, 8:1

Our school community is shaped and enhanced by students who live in about 90 different zip code areas and come from over 140 different schools. Fifteen percent of our families benefit from financial assistance. The West Campus (Grades K-6) is currently 35% students of color, and the East Campus (Grades 7-12) is 34% students of color.

Interscholastic Athletics
72 teams

Middle School: Grade 6

We are excited to announce an expanded entry point for 6th Grade applications!

Please note: We will only accept 6th Grade applications from students currently enrolled in public schools, students relocating to Los Angeles, or students whose elementary schools end in Grade 5.


The 2019-2020 application deadline has passed. To inquire about a late application, please contact our Admissions Office at (310) 889-2657 or

To check the status of your completed online application, please click here.

Decision Notification

We will release decisions to families of students applying to Kindergarten through Grade 8 at 5:00 p.m. (PST) on March 15, 2019 via our Admissions Portal. Families of Lower School and Middle School applicants will have until March 25, 2019 to enroll in the grade to which they have been accepted.

Communication: We ask parents/guardians to please provide a reliable email address that is checked frequently, as email has proven to be a quick and efficient way to answer your questions and to send confirmations and reminder notices throughout the admissions process. Should your email change, please be sure to inform us so that we may update your file.

Important Dates

K-8th Grade Applicant Reply Date
Incoming 7th Grade Welcome Day
East Campus
MS Auditions & Math Assessment Day
MS Classrooms
8th to 9th Grade Transition Day
East Campus

Our Admissions Team

For general inquiries, please contact or (310) 889-2657.
Lauren Windom

Lauren Windom

Class of 2001
Director of Admissions, East Campus
Alexis Harrell

Alexis Harrell

Foundations, Upper School, Associate Director of Admissions, East Campus
Stephanie Fernandez

Stephanie Fernandez

Assistant Director of Admissions, East Campus
Melissa Gruenthal

Melissa Gruenthal

Class of 2010
Admissions Database Coordinator
Missy Polson

Missy Polson

Class of 1990
Administrative Assistant, East Campus Admissions

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