About

Fast Facts

The Archer School for Girls admits students of any race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation or other legally protected status to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin, sexual orientation or other legally protected status in its hiring or in the administration of its educational policies and programs, admissions policies, financial aid programs or other school-administered programs.

At a Glance

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  • Grades

    6 - 12
  • Enrollment

    495
  • Faculty

    68
  • Faculty with Advanced Degrees

    85%
  • Student/Teacher Ratio

    7:1
  • Average Class Size

    16
  • Eastern Star Home

    Built in 1931, Archer is housed in the historic Eastern Star Home in Los Angeles's Brentwood neighborhood.
  • Course Offerings

    More than 150 courses including Signature Programs such as Integrated Design and Engineering Arts (IDEA) and the Institute for Film and Video Literacy.
  • Student Life

    Over 30 mostly student-run and student-initiated clubs and activities occur at Archer each year.
  • Athletics

    10 Varsity Sports including Cross Country, Tennis, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, Beach Volleyball, and Equestrain
  • Diversity

    We represent the greater face of Los Angeles with 42% students of color and students from 141 different elementary and secondary schools that live in 73 different zip codes. Learn more at www.archer.org/diversity.
  • Financial Assistance

    Nearly one-quarter of students participate in the Flexible Tuition program which awarded $4 million in financial aid for the 2018-2019 school year.

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  • Campus

    Archer, formerly the Eastern Star Home, was built in 1931 by famed California architect William Mooser. The building is listed as a Los Angeles Cultural/Historic monument and covers 95,000 square feet of interior space including a 6,000 square foot library, four acres of playing fields and outdoor space.
  • Athletics

    Middle School teams compete in the Pacific Basin League (PBL). Upper School teams compete in the Liberty League under the governance of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF). Middle and Upper School equestrian teams compete in the Interscholastic Equestrian League (IEL). Upper School beach volleyball competes in the Interscholastic Beach Volleyball League (IBVL). Sports offered include Equestrian, Volleyball, Tennis, Cross Country, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track, and Beach Volleyball.
  • Transportation

    Students arrive and depart school via bus or carpool. We offer 10 bus routes with early and late afternoon buses to accommodate after-school activities.
  • Application Deadline

    Applications for the 2019-2020 school year will be available soon. Decisions are made by the Admissions Committee comprised of faculty and administrators. For more information about our application process, please visit www.archer.org/applyonline.
  • Flexible Tuition Deadline

    The application deadline for Archer's Flexible Tuition program is Friday, January 18, 2019.
    For more information, visit www.archer.org/affordingarcher.
  • Memberships

    National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), National Coalition of Girls’ Schools (NCGS), California Interscholastic Federation (CIF), Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), College Entrance Examination Board, Online School for Girls, A Better Chance (ABC), The Independent School Alliance for Minority Affairs, Young Eisner Scholars
  • Accreditation

    Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)