Laurence School is committed to providing an outstanding learning environment for elementary age children that focuses on their total development: academic, social, emotional and physical. Founded in 1953 as a one-room schoolhouse, Laurence is now a thriving learning community of 300 kindergarten through sixth grade students.
Laurence offers a perfect balance of 21st century, cutting-edge innovation and almost six decades of timeless traditions that encourage children to enhance and broaden their critical and creative thinking. We maintain our commitment to provide children with the foundation to become lifelong learners. Experienced specialists in the areas of Science, Technology, Art, Music, Drama, Spanish, Mandarin, Physical Education and Public Speaking provide opportunities for students to find areas of interest that will enrich their lives beyond their Laurence experience.
We are proud of our record of instilling timeless values of good character and exemplary citizenship in our students and take pride in our nationally acclaimed character education and service-learning programs.
In addition to ongoing environmental thematic programs such as Go Global, Go Green, Global Education and Edible Garden and Sustainable Living, Laurence also offers numerous opportunities in the area of Performing Arts (Chorus, Piano/Keyboarding, Orchestra, Percussion and Musical Theatre), Interscholastic Athletics and After School Enrichment programs. After school play is available until 5:30 p.m.
Laurence School is a state-of-the-art four-acre facility that supports our strong academic curriculum and optimizes the learning of each student. Our personalized learning program expertly addresses the needs of both grade level and highly accelerated learners. We remain true to our mission of developing the unique abilities of the Total Child. Laurence graduates consistently matriculate to the finest independent secondary schools in the Los Angeles area.
Our personalized, close-knit community, where everyone knows each child and is dedicated to his/her overall development, will always be Laurence’s distinguishing trademark.