The Urban Campus
Walls come down and doors open as we engage with the vibrant community around us and school life intersects with L.A. culture and educational opportunities.
Favorite neighborhood eats & study spots: Coco’s Boba, Marugame Udon, and Nijiya Japanese Market (5-minute walk). Gourmet Bites Café on the ground floor of our building.
Access to top university, cultural and other resources in this vast global metropolitan hub: UCLA extension classes and mentors, science labs and museums
L.A. Metro – Bundy and Exposition stations, just a short walk away. Be sure to get your reduced-fare student TAP card
Students enjoy ping pong and the lunchtime commons area-turned-game room. Curious minds engage in Socratic discussions and debate, taking on current topics and new frontiers of the mind – in their free time, just for fun.
Clubs: Students come together to create clubs and explore passions. Current and past clubs include: Feminist Club, Political Club, Cheese Tasting, Virtual Book Club, Tutoring Club.
Annual All-School Trip: Bonding, learning, exploring and fun happen on our annual fall adventure trip to Santa Cruz Island.
Summer International Travel: Students embark upon annual, teacher-led excursions to faraway lands to enjoy new cultures, languages and more. Japan, France and Spain are favorite destinations.
Our students participate in a variety of competitions…
Areté hosted an international, virtual Model U.N. on May 23 & 24, 2020, joining a roster of teams from L.A. to Kazakhstan!