Woodcrest Students
Woodcrest Students
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A Message from our Principal

Welcome to Woodcrest School!

We at Woodcrest want to thank you for visiting our website and taking a closer look at our school. We hope that you find our website helpful in determining whether Woodcrest School is the right fit for your family.

Woodcrest School offers students a highly enriched academic experience filled with a vibrant mix of enriching academic curriculum, sports teams and PE, technology, the arts, student activities, and community service.

We recognize that the process of learning about all of the private school options is often difficult. We want to be as helpful as possible in explaining how Woodcrest can benefit your family by developing a strong academic foundation while creating a home that is filled with great friends and a commitment towards helping the community at the same time. We look forward to meeting you to discuss the benefits of a Woodcrest School education and to answer any other questions you may have about private school.


Luanne Paglione


At Woodcrest School, students receive a superior academic foundation, with enrichment in leadership and communication skills, strength of character and social responsibility. Our community of teachers, administrators, and parents work as one to nurture successful and motivated students with the skills needed to reach their highest potential.

Call our principal, Luanne Paglione, at (818) 345-3002 to learn more about our mission and the benefits of a Woodcrest School education.


  • A Superior Academic Environment, Bolstered by Technology
  • Student Leadership and Responsibility
  • Dedicated, inspirational Teachers
  • An Engaged Community of Teachers, Staff and Parents
  • A Place Where Learning Is Fun and Children Love Learning


Woodcrest School is proud to announce a six year accreditation without an interim visit; this is a designation shared by only the top tier of accredited WASC schools. The Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACS WASC), is one of six regional accrediting associations in the United States. The WASC accreditation ensures equity and fairness to all students in all schools. Parents, teachers, staff members, and students participate in a process that enables them to critically self examine their school plan, set their own goals, and assess if their goals are reached for continuous improvement.

Choose Our School

For over 40 years, Woodcrest School, private, co-ed, K-5 elementary school, has received the highest accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, affirming what families of the San Fernando Valley have known for decades; we meet the highest academic standards and are committed to maintaining an energetic community of engaged administrators, faculty, and parents.

Woodcrest's superior academic foundation starts in kindergarten and culminates in 5th grade. On a daily basis, Woodcrest students are engaged in hands-on learning activities, group activities, and other experiences which reinforce classroom learning. Our inspiring teachers are committed to bringing a highly enriching core curriculum to life through technology and experiential learning such as spelling bees, science fairs, poetry night, science camp, Accelerated Reader®,  iPads, laptops, robotics, and much more. All of these components make Woodcrest a fun school to attend and a rich educational experience.

Our popular gifted program, starting in 2nd grade, recognizes the aptitude of accelerated learners. Our outstanding science and robotics programs prepare children for future opportunities in the sciences and engineering areas.

Year after year, Woodcrest students score among the top 13% in the nation in standardized testing. Woodcrest Students have a solid academic foundation, possess leadership skills, understand how to use new technology, and are responsible citizens. All of the foundational skills developed at Woodcrest School provide students with access to exemplary middle schools throughout Los Angeles.

Our Campus

Woodcrest School is located in the heart of Tarzana on a 2.5 acre a campus. The campus provides well-sized classrooms with WIFI and Smartboards for learning along with a computer lab, multimedia library, science lab, art studio, dance studio, music studio, multipurpose room, and an indoor heated olympic sized pool.

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