• K – 12 progressive college-preparatory independent school set on campuses in West Los Angeles (Elementary School) and Santa Monica (Secondary School), 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 651 students:
    • 120 at the Elementary School
    • 531 at the Middle and Upper Schools
  • Diverse community:
    • Our student community consists of 40% people of color
    • Our faculty consists of 40% people of color
  • Vibrant and varied Athletics Program
  • 64 full-time faculty; 31 part-time and seasonal faculty
  • Generous, need-based financial aid: 40-50% of budget allocated to financial assistance each year; over 50% 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, and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).