Bridgeport School -West

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UPDATED: June 16, 2020

Bridgeport School educates students with mild cognitive delays and challenges with social communication and/or language development. The school serves students ages 5 to 21, many with autism spectrum disorder. This integrated educational and therapeutic program is designed to promote academic, communicative, behavioral, social, motor, adaptive and independent living skills.

The mission of the Bridgeport School is to provide students with the ability to access skills that will improve their quality of life and to assist them in becoming productive members of their communities. It is designed for students who can benefit from an academic curriculum, as well as hands-on life skills instruction and vocational services. The Bridgeport curriculum is structured for life-long independence and self-fulfillment.

The comprehensive program includes:

Small class size
Individualized academic instruction and functional curriculum
Bridgeport School offers both General Education and Alternate Curriculum tracks
Emphasis on social communication and social skills training
Classroom and individual Positive behavior support
Vocational education; jobs skill awareness and career exploration
Career Counselor who facilitates senior transitions to postsecondary education and works with all students and parents on transition pathways
Occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, counseling and special designed physical education as indicated on the child’s I.E.P. – remove Special designed physical education
State-of-the-Art Sensory room where students practice self-regulation strategies and calming strategies
Weekly computer lab classes
Elective programs, including art and drama, music classes, computer, and yearbook.
Physical education program for grades K-10; CIF team sports for high school aged students (flag football, track and field, basketball)
Special Olympics events: Students in grades K-12 participate in a variety of Special Olympic events. Private schools including Harvard Westlake, Campbell Hall and Buckley host our students for Track Meets, Soccer matches and Unified Sports Days.
Student Government and student council.

Both Bridgeport School in Sherman Oaks and Bridgeport West in Culver City are certified by the California Dept. of Education

All services are provided by a highly professional, licensed and credentialed staff.

  • Languages:
  • English
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Bridgeport School - West
4160 Grand View Blvd
Los Angeles , CA 90066
United States



(818) 779-5189



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