The Emerson Academy for the Arts and Sciences

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Basic Information

Address: 12749 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, United States
County: Los Angeles
Phone Number: (818) 761-4898

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Additional Information

President: Sonia Roman
School Type: Special Needs School
Ages/Grades: 5-12
School Setting:

The Emerson Academy is a unique small school located in Studio City. We provide a compassionate, yet challenging learning experience for students in elementary, middle, and high school. The Emerson Academy's curriculum and approach is dedicated to promoting self-esteem, academic confidence, and preparing students for a college career.

School Size: 15-20
Student/Teacher Ratio: 1 teacher to every 3-4 students



Math, English, Social Studies, Foreign Languages, Science, PE, Electives


Our approach at the Emerson Academy is project based, with an emphasis on research skills, analysis of literature, and group discussions. Our curriculum exceeds the California State Standards and the National Standards, and includes all requirements in math, English, science, and social studies, as well as foreign language requirements, hands-on science labs, ancient language translations, art history, drama, and physical education.

Summer School: Yes
After School Programs: Yes
Computer Capabilities:

A computer is available for each student.

Admissions Requirements:

• An initial parent meeting
• A school visit by the student
• A follow-up meeting by the parents.

Parents are required to provide all previous student records, necessary vaccination verification, and any work samples, IEP’s or letters from schools that help us formulate a picture of the student and his / her current level.

Mission Statement:

Our mission is to provide a college preparatory education to students who have difficulty in traditional classrooms, or otherwise require alternative academic arrangements. We welcome students of ALL learning abilities. The Academy celebrates cultural diversity among all learners and encourages students to step into roles of leadership in their community.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

The Emerson Academy is a dynamic small school where students, grades 5 - 12 can express their intellect and creative spirit through a myriad of academic and artistic avenues. Located in Studio City, Greater Los Angeles, we encourage students to explore their own innovative impulse by daring to be original, inquisitive and intuitive. The Emerson Academy works with students who have the need for a small academic environment in order to succeed.