If you have or know incoming 6th or 7th graders, there is an extraordinary
new charter school opening in 7 days -- The City School. This is an amazing
opportunity to get into the kind of school that in a year hundreds of
families will be saying, "You're SO lucky you got in!" They have a few
spots left for 6th and 7th grade this fall. School starts Aug 27.
This tuition-free public charter school was started by many of the founding educators responsible for Larchmont Charter and is located in mid-LA, not a bad commute from Larchmont Village.
THERE WILL BE AN OPEN HOUSE FOR PROSPECTIVE 6th AND 7th GRADERS THIS THURS,
AUG 23, 5-7PM AT THE SCHOOL SITE, 1518 S. ROBERTSON BLVD (south of Pico).
The City School will start with grades 6 and 7 this year, adding a grade
each year to eventually be a 6-12 school. Class size is 14-24 kids per
class (English is 14 kids), PE 4x/week outside, and 4x/week language class
(options include Spanish, Hebrew, Mandarin and Korean, among others.)
Click on the link below and please spread the word to your friends,
neighbors, and colleagues with middle school aged kids. City offers a
hands-on learning environment that is based on the constructivist model,
emphasizing discussion and debate, writing, complex reasoning, and critical
The City School is a public charter school providing an exceptional
education to a diverse student body. Through individual attention in a
supportive and dynamic learning environment, students become creative and
critical thinkers who ask questions, debate, and express ideas fearlessly
and respectfully. With a focus on civic responsibility, public speaking,
and the written word, City School students are prepared for a lifetime of
meaningful work and ongoing service to causes greater than themselves.