We provide an unparalleled educational experience rooted in Jewish values – inspiring innovative thinking, empowering responsible leadership, and honoring individuality within a nurturing community.

School Placement



Brawerman Elementary School stands among the best private elementary schools in Los Angeles. Its young graduates go on to the city’s top secondary schools, where they are appreciated not only for what they know but how they think and who they are.


Brawerman Elementary School students are accepted into these outstanding schools:


The Archer School
Brentwood School
The Buckley School
Campbell Hall
Crossroads School of Arts & Sciences
Geffen Academy/UCLA
Marlborough School
Milken Community Schools
New Roads
Oakwood School
Wildwood School
And our Alumni have attended more than 50 different colleges

Art Center College of Design
Bard College
Barnard College
Boston College
Boston University
Boulder Business School
Brown University
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Carleton College
Carnegie Mellon University
Chapman University
Claremont McKenna College
Colorado College
Cornell University
Dartmouth College
Drexel University
Elon University
Eugene Lang College
George Washington University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Hamilton College
Harvard University
Indiana University
Ithaca College
Kenyon College
New York University
Northeastern University
Northwestern University
Oregon State University
Otis College of Art and Design
Parsons School of Design
Pitzer College
Princeton University
Purdue University
Rhode Island School of Design
San Jose State University
Syracuse University
Tufts University
Tulane University
University of Arizona
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Riverside
University of California, Santa Cruz
University of Chicago
University of Colorado, Boulder
University of Miami
University of Michigan
University of Pennsylvania
University of Southern California
University of Vermont
University Of Wisconsin
Vanderbilt University
Washington University in St. Louis
Wesleyan University

Off to  College & back to Brawerman... to teach!
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After being part of Brawerman West’s second graduating class, Dani attended Windward School, graduating in 2013. She then received a dual degree in Communications and Judaic Studies from the University of Michigan, after which Dani joined Teach for America in 2017 and taught special education to middle school students in the South Side of Chicago. While teaching, Dani also enrolled in the Relay Graduate School of Education and earned a Master’s in Special Education. Outside of work, Dani enjoys quality time with friends, cooking, working out, and traveling. We are thrilled to welcome Dani back home to Brawerman as an Associate Teacher for the 2020-21 school year!

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Brawerman Grad & High School Valedictorian graduates from Princeton University; strives to help others
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After graduating from Brawerman, Rachel attended Marlborough School, where she played varsity soccer for four years and graduated as valedictorian. She then went on to Princeton University, where she majored in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. At Princeton, Rachel was actively involved in the Center for Jewish Life, including as a student representative on the Board of Directors, and was a captain of the Women’s Club Soccer team. She received the Shapiro Prize for Academic Excellence and the R. W. Van de Velde Award, and she wrote her senior thesis on intergenerational economic mobility in Great Britain. Rachel graduated from Princeton in 2018 summa cum laude and as a member of Phi Beta Kappa. After graduating from Princeton, Rachel became an Analyst at the Princeton University Investment Company (PRINCO), which invests Princeton’s endowment. Rachel continues to be involved in the Princeton Center for Jewish Life as an alumni volunteer. Since starting at PRINCO, she has also started running and completed the Fall 2019 Princeton Half Marathon!

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Alumna Makes Her Way Back Home
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When Haley Ginsberg walked into Brawerman this September on her first day of school as a faculty member, it was far from her first day on campus. In fact, this return to Brawerman took place one decade after her own Grade 6 graduation. Her homecoming signaled a remarkable milestone in Brawerman history: for the first time, a Brawerman alum has returned as a member of the faculty.

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Jenna Ashendouek, Class of 2012
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Jenna Ashendouek, Brawerman class of 2012, is currently a senior at Windward School. During Jenna’s time at Brawerman, she grew to appreciate the strength of her voice and the importance of speaking up. Since leaving Brawerman, she has worked to be a strong leader in her community. Elected Prefect by her class has allowed Jenna to represent her fellow students while working closely with faculty and administrators. Additionally, she currently is an intern for the Windward Communications Department, writing and reporting for various school publications. Jenna is passionate about journalism, political science, and international relations; she hopes to pursue these fields in college.

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Benjamin Pimstone, Class of 2012
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Benjamin Pimstone, Brawerman class of 2012, graduated from Harvard-Westlake School and is currently attending Kenyon College in Ohio. While at Brawerman, Benjamin, a singer and guitar player, was a choir member and performed with Brawerman’s Shul of Rock (a group of musical students who performed together). Since graduating from Brawerman, Benjamin has continued to pursue his passions for performing and writing. In his free time, he writes songs, works out, and volunteers at an animal shelter as well as in a local fifth-grade class, where he assists with writing instruction. 

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