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Woodcrest Elementary School is an accredited, coeducational private day school for children in kindergarten through fifth grade located on a secure 2.5 acre campus in the West San Fernando Valley. Founded in 1969, Woodcrest Elementary has enriched the lives of children for more than forty years by working with students to develop a strong academic foundation, superior reading skills, leadership and community awareness, and highly proficient users of technology.

Year after year, Woodcrest students score among the top 10% in the nation in standardized tests, rank in the top five in the Valley Interscholastic Sports Association, and flourish as active members of our local community.

Woodcrest School serves the entire San Fernando Valley by providing:

  • Small class sizes
  • Licensed and accredited teachers
  • Sports teams and PE
  • Art and dance studios
  • On-site indoor pool
  • Extended hours of operation
  • State of the art computer lab
  • Laptop carts and iPads
  • Robotics
  • Gifted program for grades 2-5
  • Secure campus
  • Free transportation from Sherman Oaks
  • Accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Read the latest issue of our school newsletter, The Woodcrest Worthy


A Day In Kindergarten

Wonder what it's like in Kindergarten? Check out A Day in the Life of a Kindergartener at Woodcrest School.



THE SECRET GARDEN: FROM DESIGN TO HARVEST

The Secret Garden at Woodcrest: From Design to Harvest


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EDUCATIONAL AND FUN THINGS TO DO WITH YOUR CHILDREN

Now that children are on their summer vacation from school, the question that concerns many parents is what to do to keep them entertained? Of course, it’s important for children to continue their studies, so that they are ready to start the new school year. However, what do you do with their down time? Executive Director Shosh Byron shares places in and near Los Angeles that are both entertaining and educational in the blog this month, "Educational and Fun Things To Do With Your Children".


 
HOW TO AVOID BRAIN DRAIN DURING THE SUMMER VACATION

The summer is finally here and excited children are skipping and dancing in the school playgrounds, as they count down the days until they begin their summer vacation. This academic break is great for a while but the majority of children do forget their lessons over the summer. In fact, studies tell us that when children return to school for the new school year, they will spend the first 2 months on reviewing their work from the previous year. Learn ways to reduce the amount of time your child will need to adjust to a new school year in Executive Director Shosh Byron's blog this month, "How to Avoid Brain Drain during the Summer Vacation".


 
IT'S JUST A GAME: LEARNING GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP

With so much media attention given to athletes today, the public sees a lot of unacceptable behavior and bad sportsmanship in professional sports. When children observe such behavior from their heroes, they are inclined to imitate them. It’s important that parents and coaches change this negative trend. Learn ways to encourage good sportsmanship in Executive Director Shosh Byron's blog this month, "'It’s just a game.'  Learning Good Sportsmanship".