Fast Facts

Founded

1925

Location

Curtis School is an independent, DK-6 coeducational day school, which is located on a spacious 27-acre campus in the Mulholland Corridor of the Santa Monica Mountains, west of the San Diego Freeway.

Grades

Lower Elementary ­ Grades DK-2
Upper Elementary ­ Grades 3-6

Enrollment

491

Faculty

68

Student-to-Teacher Ratio

DK 9:1
K-2 11:1
3-6 16.25:1

Tuition in 2013-2014

$24,800

Accreditation

Curtis School is accredited by both the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Facilities

Curtis has two DK classrooms, three classrooms in each of grades K-2, and four classrooms in each of grades 3-6.  In addition to the grade-level classrooms, Curtis has the following specialized facilities:

  • a multi-purpose pavilion
  • an auditorium
  • a library and media center
  • a computer lab classroom and a mobile computer lab
  • upper and lower elementary science, visual arts, and performing arts classrooms
  • three grade-level playgrounds
  • three covered lunch areas
  • two athletic fields
  • indoor and outdoor basketball and volleyball courts
  • boys' and girls' locker rooms
  • a swimming pool

Interscholastic Athletics

Curtis is a member of the San Fernando Valley Private School League (SFVPSL)

  • 54 girls' and boys' regular season athletics teams ­(Grades 4-6)
      • Fall: Girls' Basketball and Boys' Flag Football
      • Winter: Girls' Soccer and Boys' Basketball
      • Spring: Girls' Volleyball and Boys' Soccer and Baseball 
  • Co-Ed Track Team (Grades 4-6)
  • Co-Ed Swim Team (Grades 4-6)
School Hours
DK 8:15 am-2:15 pm
K-6 8:15 am-3:15 pm
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