JTD at a Glance

The John Thomas Dye School is located in Los Angeles, California, on an 11-acre campus in the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains, overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
We are committed to building an inclusive community that understands and values our diverse world. We provide a caring, respectful, and welcoming environment in which to work, play, and learn. We actively seek to attract and retain students, faculty, and staff from a wide range of backgrounds.
1929
Year Founded
K - 6
Grades Offered
336
Students Enrolled
6
Support Services Team Members
7
Alumni Faculty
Yaz
Our School Mascot
5
Core Values
30
Lower School Faculty
23
Upper School Faculty
  • 40% students of color (based on NAIS categories)
Diversity
At JTD, we are committed to building an inclusive community that understands and values the diverse world in which we live.
We provide a caring, respectful, and welcoming environment in which to work, play, and learn. We actively seek to attract and retain students, faculty, and staff from a wide range of backgrounds. We continuously strive for growth through professional development and ongoing curriculum review. We promote an appreciation for all people, and we strive to create responsible, global citizens.
Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion ›
Kindergarten
Self-contained classrooms 2 co-teachers
3 sections
14-16 students per class
Grades 1-4
Self-contained classrooms 2 co-teachers
2 sections at each grade level
22-25 students per section
Grades 5 and 6
Departmentalized classrooms 2 co-teachers per subject
23-25 students per section
Matriculation
Graduates of The John Thomas Dye School attend a number of excellent secondary schools in the Los Angeles area.
Our Secondary School counseling program offers personalized guidance and support to students and their families throughout the competitive Secondary School Admissions Process.

Below, please find a matriculation list for JTD students from the Class of 2015 through the Class of 2020:
Harvard-Westlake School: 129
Brentwood School: 79
Marlborough School: 28
Windward School: 15
The Archer School for Girls: 11
Crossroads School: 7
St. Matthew's Parish School: 6
Campbell Hall School: 5
Sierra Canyon School: 5
Paul Revere Charter Middle School & Magnet Center: 2
Polytechnic School: 2
Turning Point School: 2
Chadwick School: 1
Chaminade College Preparatory: 1
Crane Country Day School: 1
Flintridge Preparatory School: 1
Oakwood School: 1
London: 1
Magruder Middle School: 1
Ready to apply?
Applicants for admission are accepted one year prior to the student's enrollment. If you have just found out you are moving to Los Angeles or if you have any questions, please feel free to call the admissions office for information.

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.