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Welcome to Geffen Academy

Geffen Academy is an inclusive, university-affiliated school for 6th to 12th grade students who want to develop their intellectual curiosity, leadership capabilities and connection to something larger than themselves. Our dynamic partnership with UCLA offers our students and faculty a connection to extraordinary resources and opportunities to integrate rigorous academics with real-world challenges. As part of the public mission of UCLA, Geffen Academy leverages leading research and teaching methodologies to create a forward-looking, boundary-breaking approach to education that prepares students for successful lives in the 21st century.

Geffen Academy at UCLA’s first students will be admitted for the 2017-18 academic year, in grades 6, 7 and 9.

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The Geffen Academy Experience

Inspired Learning Happens Here

At Geffen Academy, we are creating a new and unique school forged with pioneering families who believe that true learning occurs when a child’s intellect is acknowledged and challenged—and when we can see and hear one another, acknowledge our differences and find our points of connection.

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Geffen Academy at UCLA’s first students will be admitted for the 2017-18 academic year. We will enroll students in grades 6, 7 and 9 in the inaugural year and grow to full enrollment of approximately 620 students over 4 years. We seek students from diverse backgrounds who are prepared and motivated to take advantage of the unique resources and challenges of the school.

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  • Application

    Applications for the 2017-18 school year are currently being reviewed. If you wish to apply for the 2018-19 school year, please complete an Online Inquiry Form to be informed about the Application Process and future Geffen Academy Events.

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  • Affording Geffen Academy

    We value socioeconomic diversity and dedicate a portion of our budget toward tuition support.

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    Affording Geffen Academy

  • FAQs

    Get answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.

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