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-6): 300
Middle School (7-8): 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


Applicants to Kindergarten must turn five years old by July 1, 2019.

brentwood school application process:

  1. Please submit the Inquiry Form. Once our Admissions Office has received your inquiry, we will send you our admissions packet, which includes the Brentwood School viewbook and application-related materials.
  2. Register for a Parent Open House. We enjoy sharing our school and encourage families to attend an Open House to become more familiar with us and the programs we offer.
  3. Complete the 2019-20 Online Application. The application will be available on August 1, 2018.
  4. Attend a parent interview and tour. After your application has been processed, our WC Admissions Administrative Assistant, Tara Haroutunian, will contact you to schedule your interview, assessment day, and student visitation.
  5. Download and distribute the Preschool Evaluation Form to your current school by Friday, December 7, 2018. If your child is currently attending a Kindergarten program, please submit the Current Teacher's Report and the Transcript Request Form instead of the Preschool Form. These forms are confidential and should be returned directly to Brentwood School by Friday, January 18, 2019.
  6. Visit the Affording Brentwood School information page to help answer any questions regarding financial aid.

Decision letters for Kindergarten admission are emailed on Friday, March 15, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Parents must reply by 12:00 p.m. on Monday, March 25, 2019.

Communication: We ask parents 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. Also, we will use email to notify families about decisions on Friday, March 15, 2019. Should your email change, please be sure to inform us so that we may update your file.

Important Dates

2019 Application Deadline: Faculty/Staff, Sibling, & Alumni
all day
WC Admissions: Kindergarten Parent Open House
WC Arts & Athletics Building
Kindergarten 2019 Application Deadline
all day
Alumni Introduction to the Lower School
West Campus
K-8th Grade Admissions 2019 Notification
all day
K-8th Grade Applicant Reply Date
WC Admissions: Kindergarten Parent Open House
WC Arts & Athletics Building

Meet Our Admissions Team

Adrienne Agena

Adrienne Agena

Director of Admissions, West Campus
Tara Kay Haroutunian

Tara Kay Haroutunian

Assistant Director of Admissions, West Campus

Briana Benaron

Administrative Assistant, West Campus Admissions

Linda Hennelly

Admissions Assistant, West Campus