Elementary Programs

In-Person and Enrichment

Cultivating imagination, exploration, and a love for learning

For over five decades the Ananda Living Wisdom school has been at the forefront in developing practical ways of cultivating a broader approach to education. 

• Our small class sizes allow teachers to connect and to help students to learn to direct their emotions in constructive ways.
• Your child will learn to notice and cultivate those feelings which lift one in aspiration toward higher realities
• Music, art, and drama contribute to an increased level of happiness that supports a natural interest in learning.

We offer enrichment classes for homeschoolers or attending other schools

• All enrichment classes take place on campus and they are taught by instructors who are knowledgeable and passionate about these subjects.
• The enrichment program provides students with specialty classes in the fine arts, science, foreign language, and practical skills.

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:30am–2:30pm

Cost: See our tuition page.

A balanced approach to learning

To be successful in life, children need to develop the skills and personal qualities to live happy and fulfilling lives.

At Living Wisdom School, outside Nevada City, California, we offer balanced, personalized learning and guided growth.

Your child gets to be themselves, to grow and learn, and to expand their hearts at the same time that they engage their minds.

What’s the next step?

Get in touch with us and we can answer any questions that you have and schedule a visit to the classroom with or without your child to see if it is the type of program you are seeking.

During the visit you can pick up an enrollment packet along with tuition information. We look forward to meeting you!

Frequent questions about the elementary school

What is a typical class size?
12 is the maximum number of kids per elementary classroom.

What qualifications do your teachers have?
Our teachers have a variety of qualifications; some are credentialed, others have teaching permits. Our entire staff is also certified as Education for Life teachers.

Is your school accredited?
Yes! We are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

How much is tuition?
See our tuition page.

When was your school established?
Living Wisdom School of Nevada City was founded in 1972.