Woodcrest School | Private School K-8th In Tarzana, CA

Woodcrest Elementary School is an accredited, coeducational private day school for children in kindergarten through eighth 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 five 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.


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At Woodcrest, we give careful attention to providing a smooth transition from preschool to kindergarten. Our primary goal is to help our students develop the skills for successful learning. Woodcrest’s kindergarten program recognizes the developmental differences in children and provides the structure necessary for individualized attention.

Elementary School

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We provide our students the opportunities for academic excellence. The outstanding foundation they receive at Woodcrest will serve them now and in their future academic endeavors.

Middle School

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Woodcrest Middle School’s educational programs are grounded in STEAM and are designed to inspire students to pursue their academic and co-curricular passions in small classroom. Students are instructed by highly proficient teachers in math, language arts, social studies, science, technology, robotics, and electives.

Why Choose Woodcrest


Woodcrest school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Our teachers are also licensed and accredited.

State of the Art

Our campus provides classrooms with WIFI and Smartboards for learning along with a computer lab, multimedia library, science lab, art studio, dance studio, and music studio.

Extended Care

The campus is open from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m and can provide before and afterschool care for your child.


Located in the heart of Tarzana, CA on a 2.5 acre a campus that serves the entire San Fernando Valley. Woodcrest School provides free bus transportation from Sherman Oaks.

Parent Organization

We are fortunate at Woodcrest School to have an actively involved group of parents who care deeply for their children’s education. All parents are encouraged to take on leadership opportunities as well as attend Parent Organization events.

The Parent Organization is comprised of parent volunteers who help support the school through fundraising activities, as well as assist in a variety of school services and share many responsibilities, including:

  • Sponsorship an Annual Teacher Appreciation Lunch
  • Coordination of safety programs
  • Support of the garden
  • Participation in holiday celebrations and classroom trips
    Sale of uniforms
    Volunteering in classroom
  • Lectures by distinguished educators and psychologists

Community Service

At Woodcrest School we place emphasis on working together to help our local community. Parents, students, faculty, alumni, and friends get together throughout the year to participate in many important ways to raise awareness, raise money, and most importantly to show how the power of many can truly make a difference in the world.


Over the past 50 years, Woodcrest alumni have gone on to amazing careers, top colleges and universities, and impressive internships. The alumni of Woodcrest School come back year after year to participate in opportunities to pass down experiences shared after graduation. Our school is extremely lucky to have such a supportive network of alumni and supportive parents.

Audrey Roy

Class of 1994

MIT Graduate
1st Place Winner of Yahoo Hack Day Contest
Author of Top Selling Coding Book

Harlan Flagg

Class of 1993

Electrical Engineering Graduate
Built his own electric car
Founder of Hollywood Electrics

Courtney Mohl

Class of 1997

Stanford Graduate
UCLA Law School Honors Graduate
Lawyer at LA’s Largest Law Firm

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