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Our school opened in 2011 because families were looking for something different. Previous Slide Next Slide   COMPLETE THE APPLICATION FOR FALL ENROLLMENT TKG offers full-time school, homeschool enrichment, Summer School, camps, after-school camp, and...
HomeSchool, Summer + Camps
TKG’s mission to re-think education has deep roots in the un-school/homeschool movement. We hope to be accessible to families who share our values and support their personal and unique learning journey. Learn More… Summer School...
Community Workshops
When you enroll a student at TKG, you enroll the whole family. Our tradition is to offer workshops in our community and connect parents to resources to help families stay connected to this way of...
Giving
When you support TKG, you support a curriculum that values giving students the opportunity to learn and practice agency, empathy & activism. TAX/EID #27-4487337. DONATE online (credit cards, checks, paypal) CHECK: Mail to The Knowing Garden, 4733...

Learn. Listen. Know.

The Knowing Garden Elementary School offers a collaborative and interactive approach to education for people who want to be empowered by learning through relationship with self, others, and the environment.

THE KNOWING GARDEN is a community Elementary school in Los Angeles’ Southbay neighborhood. It was founded in 2011 by a group of parents who believe that school should be a place where students, teachers, and parents alike can develop their passions, learn to be in relationships, nurture personal purpose, and be catalysts for social change. Our school was built to provide a safe environment where empowered citizens can learn to take ownership of their learning and can practice problem-solving and conflict resolution within the culture of connection.

In Response to School Closures
We're all struggling right now. School closures have reminded us of how important community, mentors, learning, play, and relationships are to our health and personal...
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Fall Enrollment is Open
TKG has plans to open, with outdoor play and learning pods, on September 8th. We are enrolling students ages 5-10 for our learner-centered program. Covid...
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TKG BookClub – Thu 23 July
Join us for a "night out" with friends - bonus, some support and encouragement keep your spirits fresh! Michelle, our founding teacher, will facilitate a...
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TKG Summer: Playful Learning – Starts July 6
Beginning on July 6th, children (ages 6-10) are invited to meet up with friends for outdoor play. Under the care of a TKG teacher and...
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Summer School – Distance Learning July 6 – Aug 28
TKG will continue the learning through summer for students ages 6 through 10! Open to all who are looking to keep some focus on school...
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TKG Health & Safety Updates
Current TKG Status TKG's campus is closed. Students and families are participating in summer school online and small play pods in-person. More information is available here....
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Community - Parent Education & Support