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Turning Point School

Turning Point School is a coeducational private traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban


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Turning Point School is an independent, coeducational day school in greater Los Angeles, California, enrolling students in Primary (children age 2 years, 9 months) to Level 8.

A nonprofit, nonsectarian institution, Turning Point School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the California Association of Independent Schools. Turning Point School is also a proud member of the Council of International Schools.

While Turning Point School has transformed its size, facilities, and curriculum over the years, the beliefs that have shaped the school’s path — the basic understanding of and respect for each student as an individual — remains the same. At Turning Point School, the true measure of an education is still the character of the students it produces.

Mission Statement

Turning Point School is an independent school that provides harmony between the structure of a rigorous academic program and the freedom that guides each child through the many academic, emotional, creative, physical, social, and ethical turning points the primary, elementary, and middle school years present. We succeed when our students become responsible, well-balanced adults who are confident, honest, knowledgeable, community-focused, globally oriented, joyful, and well prepared to face a challenging and changing world.


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Academic Calendar: Trimester

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 348
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 48
Kindergarten 27
1 40
2 39
3 42
4 29
5 29
6 44
7 21
8 29

Turning Point School's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Turning Point School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 7 : 1
Gender 51% Male / 49% Female
Dress Code Casual
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 57%
Multi-racial 21%
International 3%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Ethnicity Unknown 2%
Black or African American 8%
Asian 7%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Associations & Memberships

State or regional independent school association

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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