School ProfileBrawerman Elementary School was founded in September 1999 and is a division of Wilshire Boulevard Temple, the oldest Reform congregation in Los Angeles. The school has grown from 10 families and 10 students in Kindergarten in its founding year to 188 families and 260 students in this, year 12.
262 students enrolled
Student to Faculty Ratio: 10:1
Average Class Size: 20 (Two teachers per classroom)
47 faculty members
24 hold Master’s degrees
Average teacher tenure at Brawerman Elementary: 5 years
Average number of years in education: 12 years
We offer the following sports: Coed Flag Football, Girls’ Basketball, Boys’ Basketball, Girls’ Volleyball, Coed Volleyball and Coed Soccer.
96% of our grades 4,5 and 6 students participate in afterschool athletics.
Students matriculate to a variety of schools, both private and public. Last year, of those students applying to independent middle schools 85% were accepted at their first choice school. Brawerman students go on to the most competitive middle schools in Los Angeles, including: Archer School for Girls, Brentwood, Buckley, Crossroads, Harvard-Westlake, Marlborough, Milken, Wildwood, Windward and others.
Campus size: three acres
Includes: 22 elementary school classrooms, an art studio, a gymnasium, a library, a science lab and a technology lab
The cost for the current 2011-2012 school year is $21,500 for Wilshire Boulevard Temple members, $24,000 for non-members.
Financial Aid is available.
Brawerman received the highest accreditation from WASC (the Western Association of Schools and Colleges) and is also accredited by The Bureau of Jewish Education.
Organizations Supporting Brawerman School
There are several organizations that support the efforts of Brawerman Elementary School. Through participation in these groups, Brawerman has the opportunity to make professional connections, expand its resources for programs and maintain its knowledge base related to current trends in education. These organizations include: The Jewish Federation of Los Angeles, Elementary School Admissions Directors, The Bureau of Jewish Education of Los Angeles, Progressive Association of Reform Day Schools, Partnership for Excellence in Jewish Education and Los Angeles School Heads.