The Herb Alpert Educational Village
Inspired Education for an Evolving World

Quick Facts & Accreditation

  • K – 12 progressive college-preparatory independent school Santa Monica, California.
  • Co-educational, non-denominational
  • Small class size; no more than 20 students per class

  • Advanced Honors curriculum and program of Independent Study offered; no AP classes; students are not ranked
  • Currently serves 514 students:
    • 83 at the Lower School
    • 134 at the Middle School
    • 294 at the Upper School
  • Diverse community:
    • Our student community consists of 40% people of color
    • Our faculty consists of 34% people of color
  • Vibrant and varied Athletics Program
  • 59full-time faculty; 31 part-time and seasonal faculty
  • Generous, need-based financial aid: 40-50% of budget allocated to financial assistance each year; over 40% of our families receive some level of financial assistance each year
  • Active and successful college placement program; 100% of graduates seeking college/university admission gain acceptance
  • Established in 1995 as a model for education in an ethnically, racially, culturally, and socio-economically diverse community.
New Roads School is a fully accredited K-12 independent school, holding memberships in the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS), the Educational Records Bureau, The College Board, the Association for Curriculum Development, the National Coalition of Educational Activists, the National Partnership for Educational Access and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

New Roads has earned a special commendation award for achieving Green Business Certification from Sustainable Works and the City of Santa Monica.

New Roads School

3131 Olympic Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
ph: 310-828-5582
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New Roads School is a college preparatory K-12 private independent school in Santa Monica, CA, serving over 650 school age children from the greater Los Angeles area. New Roads School provides an inspired educational program from which an authentically diverse student population, mirroring the rich diversity of Los Angeles, develops a personal dedication to learning, a respect for independent thinking, and an expanding curiosity about the world and its people.