Caring | Common Sense | Consideration | Cooperation | Courtesy
There are core elements of education that are timeless, and yet the tools and strategies we use to deliver on that education must emulate the world our children occupy.
We take pride in upholding traditions that bridge the many generations of JTD graduates together, but we also know that we have a responsibility to prepare our children to be contributing members of their community, and as such, we emphasize 21st century skills, character education, and service learning.
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The hallmark of a JTD education is our community's commitment to character education that stems from our core values, affectionately known as The 5C's: caring, common sense, consideration, cooperation, and courtesy.
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In the Spotlight

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  • Grade 6 Makes a Splash!

    By Kate Merritt
    It was a little quieter at JTD this week as our oldest students were noticeably absent from campus. After a two-year hiatus, JTD was finally able to reinstitute a beloved Grade 6 tradition--the Catalina Trip! The Class of 2023, along with their advisors and teachers, traveled to the Catalina Island Marine Institute (CIMI) for three days and two nights of marine science education on Catalina Island.
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  • Student Confidence

    By Rose Helm
    Yesterday morning, I joined the sixth grade students and faculty as we traveled 26 miles across the sea to Catalina Island Marine Institute. I am so glad to be back on this trip as it is one of my favorite school trips ever since I went as an eighth grade student. In fact, when I reflect back on my middle school days, I remember both the joyful rush of independence and the agonizing moments of awkwardness.
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  • JTD Faculty Kick-Off School Year!

    By Kate Merritt
    While the start of the 2022-23 school year is still a few days away, JTD teachers are already on campus preparing for the year ahead. New faculty were welcomed to campus last week for our four-day "New Hires Institute." During this week, new faculty connected with one another, learned about the history and traditions of JTD, and of course, met with their mentors, and delved into the JTD curriculum. 
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The John Thomas Dye School

11414 Chalon Road
Los Angeles, CA 90049
Phone: (310) 476-2811
The John Thomas Dye School admits students of any race, color, religion, sexual orientation, or national and ethnic origin 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, sexual orientation, or national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic or other school-administered programs.

Located In Los Angeles, CA, John Thomas Dye is an independent school for grades K-6. Students benefit from a challenging academic program, fine arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.