The Buckley School

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The Buckley School is an independent day school, founded in 1933 by Dr. Isabelle Buckley. It is located in Sherman Oaks, which is in the San Fernando Valley, in the Los Angeles area of California.

Dr. Buckley founded the school on the basis of a "4-Fold Plan of Education," which emphasizes equally academic training, creative self-expression, physical development and moral education. Evidence of that plan can be found in the high school's "Buckley Commitment," a type of honor code which at Buckley, includes the values of

  • honesty
  • loyalty
  • kindness
  • respect
  • self-discipline
  • self-reliance

Buckley is a K-12 School and enrolls 750 students, which allows for an average class size of 17 students in the middle school, and 15 students in the high school.

Buckley's mascot is the griffin, and its school colors are red, black and white.

The Head of School at Buckley has been Paul Horovitz since 1998.

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  1. The Buckley School (http://www.buckleyla.org)
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