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    Ribet Academy ::: Los Angeles, California ::: West U.S.

    Ribet Academy - Los Angeles, California

    • Located in Los Angeles on a beautiful 9-acre (3.5 hectare) campus
    • 330 students (Pre K-12); 30% international
    • Coeducational boarding and day school with no religious affiliation
    • University placements include Amherst College, Carnegie Mellon University among others
    • ESL Program places students in classes best suited to their individual needs

    Founded

    1982

    Climate

    Hot Summers and warm winters

    Student Body

    330 students (Pre-K-12); 30% international

    Average Class Size

    15 students

    Faculty

    40 Faculty; 38% with advanced degrees

    Student/Faculty Ratio

    9:1

    College Placement

    100% university placements including Amherst College, Carnegie Mellow University, Duke University, Pepperdine University, University of California - Berkeley

    Honors & AP

    Advanced Placement: Art History, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Computer Science, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, European History, French Language, French Literature, Music Theory, Physics, Psychology, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Statistics, Studio Art, US Government & Politics, US History

    Marking System

    The 4.0 grading system is used for all academic courses.  Students meet with their academic advisor every quarter.

    Programs of Study

    The minimum graduation requirements for grades 9 through 12 are as follows.

    English - 4 years
    History - 3 years
      (World History, US History, Government & Economics)
    Mathematics - 2 years
      (Algegra 1, Geometry)
    Science - 3 years
      (Biology, Chemistry)
    Foreign Language - 2 years
      (same language)
    Physical Education - 2 years
    Visual/Performing Arts -1 year
    Community Service Requirement - 200 hours

    Foreign Language: Spanish

    SAT Score: Average SAT score = 1650

    Accreditation

    Ribet Academy is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

    Athletics

    Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track, Volleyball

    Arts:

    Studio Art, Dance, Music Appreciation, Orchestra, Performance Choir, Theater

    Extracurricular Activities

    Clubs: Armenian Club, Art Club, Book Club, Computer Club, English Club, French Club, Korean Club, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Ribet Student Alliance, Spanish Club, Speech & Debate Club, Student Council, Tennis Club, Thespian Society

    Facilities:

    Art studio, 2 Athletic fields, Black Box theater, Cafeteria, Dance studio, Gymnasium, Indoor & outdoor basketball courts, Library, Marine science lab, Organic garden, Weight room

    ESL

    Students are placed in the classes best suited to their individual needs.  Ribet also offers a two-week English "Bootcamp" prior to the start of school that focuses on cultural transition as well as reading, writing, listening and speaking skills, thereby providing the student with the time to adjust prior to the start of school.