English Programs for Teens in Los Angeles

Best for groups of students aged 12–18 who want to study on an academic campus and enjoy year-round sunshine and a laidback beach culture
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Students aged 12 to 18 will have a great time studying English at Whittier College, a beautiful residential campus in Los Angeles county. With access to the outstanding campus facilities, students can learn in a safe environment in the relaxed and sunny coastal state of California. Whittier is in a great location, close to the beaches, theme parks, shopping venues, and is only 15 miles away from downtown Los Angeles. Students have access to campus facilities including the library, sports courts, the swimming pool, and the cafeteria. 

  • Study English in a friendly, safe, and sunny campus environment
  • Meet other teenagers from around the world
  • Improve your English with 20 lessons per week, led by friendly teachers 
  • Take part in a varied schedule of daily activites such as movie nights, discos, and sports tournaments
  • Full day trips to amazing places like LA, Disneyland, Universal Studios, and Sea World



Package includes 
  • Study time: 20 English lessons per week
  • Accommodation: Residence
  • Meals: Full board (19 meals per week)
  • Activities: Afternoon and evening activities on weekdays
  • Extras:
    - Course attendance certificate
    - 24-hour emergency helpline
    - Placement test
    - Student ID or wristband
  • Airport Transfers:
    Arrival: Group transfers are available from the airport to the residence upon request.

       - Departure: Group transfers are available from the airport to the residence upon request (journey time is approximately 1 hour each way)

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Price example:
Tuition + Residential
Price example:
Tuition + Residential

Key facts


16 June - 04 August 2018

Age range
12 - 18 years old
Level of English
Beginner to Advanced
Contact Location
Kaplan International at Whittier College, Redwood Hall, 13509 Earlham Drive, Whittier, CA , Los Angeles 90608


School facilities

School type

An American college campus


10 well-equipped classrooms

Student Lounge

Comfortable common room where students can relax and socialize

Study Center

Multimedia lab with learning software, and state of the art college library, and study halls


The campus has its own cafeteria and snack bar that can accommodate hundreds of students

Sports facilities

Basketball courts, tennis courts, swimming pools, and a running track are available, as well as a gym and fitness center at limited dates


Available throughout the school

Activities available or offered

School activities

Go to Dodger Stadium for an LA Dodgers baseball game
Outdoor activities
Go sightseeing around famous places like Hollywood and Beverly Hills
City breaks
Spend some time exploring the nearby cities of Santa Barbara or San Diego
Weekend trips to Disneyland and Universal Studios
Spend evenings with fellow students at discos, enjoy movie nights on campus, and attend concerts at a nearby park


Student Residence
Residential accommodation is a great option if you want to experience the fun of communal living in a truly international environment. It is great for making friends and having a bit more independence.
  • Room Type: Twin rooms with shared bathrooms
  • Age Range: 12-18 years
  • Meals Provided: Full board (19 meals per week)
Homestay Homestay Accommodation
Homestay accommodation is not currently available for this school. Our student residence, however, provides top quality housing for our teenage students.

Accreditation & memberships

All of our Kaplan International English schools in the US have ACCET accreditation (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training).

Our schools in California are approved to operate as an accredited institution by the California Bureau for Private Post-secondary Education (bppe.ca.gov). Take a look at our California State Disclosures list for the documents filed with the state and/or required to be made available to students prior to enrollment.

This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students. All courses offered by Kaplan International are avocational and recreational, and are not intended to lead to vocation, occupation or career opportunities. Kaplan International does not confer credits, certification, diploma or degree for any courses, and no credits are transferrable to institutions of higher education.