Find a school where your child can thrive!
This guidebook was designed to help local parents make the best school choice possible. Finding the best school for your child takes years of planning. In fact to maximize Middle School options, most parents need to begin planning early in their child’s second grade year.
Most children in LA will make three big school decisions. The first is selecting a kindergarten. The second is a middle school, which usually starts in 6th grade but sometimes in 4th or 5th. And the final decision is high school. For each of these decisions it helps to start learning about your options several years in advance. Talk to friends, read about different kinds of programs, and go on school tours. For each level of school you will discover many options for your child, each one with advantages and disadvantages.
Most families never find a “perfect school.” But families who plan ahead are able to choose the ones that best fit their child’s needs. Give yourself plenty of time to think through the pros and cons of all the options available. This guidebook was designed to help local parents make the best school choice possible.