In general, expats send their children to American public or private schools. It is best to shop around in advance for the right school. Conduct research by reading a schools website, contacting the school for references and asking advice from expats and Americans.
The Los Angeles Unified School District provides information on all schools in the city. http://www.lausd.net
Great Schools rates all LA schools with marks out of 10. http://www.greatschools.net/city/Los_Angeles/CA
Please note that ost below is the guideline for the annual tuition. Other fees such as administration, registration and material fees are separate.
|Name||Website / contact details||Curriculum||Number of students||Cost|
|Lycee International De Los Angeles||http://www.lilaschool.comLos Feliz
4155 Russell Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90027
Tel. (323) 665-4526
Fax: (323) 665-2607
|Kindergarten: Developing communication skills through language and social behavior. Physical education, art, dancing, and singing. Field trips, computer classes.Elementary: Reading, writing, math. Social studies, world citizens, study habits, neatness, respect for environment.
Cycle System: Students learn at their own pace. French speaking classroom with English added in increments of 10-50% in 5th grade. Dual language competence by cycle 3.
Secondary School: French/English competence. Intensive classes in French and English grammar, literature, creative writing, essay structure, math, computer, physics, chemistry, biology, geology, history, civics, government, art, sports and study skills.
HS Diploma awarded at 12th grade.
French Baccalaureate separated into 3 majors with an emphasis on literature and languages, economics, math and science. French, English, History, Geography, and Philosophy required.
|Not listed||Preschool: $9,900Up to 5th grade: $10,900
6th – 9th grade: $11,900
10th – 12th grade: $13,600
|Los Angeles International Charter High School||http://www.laicharter.org/
625 Coleman Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90042
|Non-profit school.Comprehensive high school education, smaller classes, one-one teaching, internships with local businesses and non-profits, study abroad, real-world experience.
Foreign Exchange Program
|131||Contact the school directly.|
|Judson International Schools||http://www.judsonschool.org
1610 E. Elizabeth Street
Pasadena, CA 91104
|International Christian curriculum. ESL instruction. Integrated history based. After-school care. Affordable tuition. Enrichment program and inter-school sports. Home school classes and Satellite Academy.||Not listed||K-6 Grade