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

Relocating Grades 1-5

Due to limited openings in Grades 1-5, we are only able to accept applications from families relocating to Los Angeles.

In the case of any openings, out of state and non-local applications may have rolling acceptance through July 1, 2018 for the 2018-19 school year. Applications for the 2019-20 school year will become available on August 1, 2018.

To submit an application, please complete the following:

  1. Please submit the Inquiry Form. Once our Admissions Office has received your inquiry, we will send you our current Viewbook.
  2. Complete the 2018-19 Online Application.
  3. A School Visit by parents and child is required; however, a child does not have to attend the initial visit. Please make arrangements for your visit with our Admissions Administrative Assistant at, or at (310) 889-2812.
  4. For Kindergarten applicants, distribute the Preschool Evaluation Form to your current school.
  5. Please submit the Current Teacher's Report to your current school.
  6. Please submit the Transcript Request Form to your current school. Please have an authorized official at your school complete, sign, and return this form by email to Please include complete report cards, including grades K-5, and all standardized test scores.
  7. Schedule testing of your child (on campus or at your present school). Out of state applicants must provide the name and telephone number of the administrator who will proctor the test. Students entering grades 5 and 6 are required to complete the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE). Our school code is 051555.
  8. Visit the Affording Brentwood School information page to help answer any questions regarding financial aid.

Decision letters for the 2019-20 school year will be 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