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.
Our Community
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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  • JTD to join Southern California Diversity Recruiting Fair

    By Kate Merritt
    Research shows that a diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning environment is critical to student success and a marker of educational excellence. One crucial component in creating such an environment is having a diverse faculty and staff that reflects the students we teach.
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  • Books 'n Bears

    By Kate Merritt
    This year, JTD once again collaborated with past parent, Pat Jackson, to provide books to Los Angeles inner city youth in a program started by Pat's daughter, JTD alumna Tiana Woolridge '05. 
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  • Helping our Children Navigate Big Feelings

    By Rose Helm
    This week the Health Office reached a crisis situation. The entire community was notified, we all rallied together, and fortunately, all involved were deemed to be healthy and on the road to recovery. What was this crisis that had us all momentarily gripped in uncertainty, fear, and desperation? For once, it wasn’t COVID related; it wasn’t even a broken bone. Nurse Venick informed us that we had run out of ice packs!
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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.