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Temescal Academy
777 Temescal Canyon Rd, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Temescal Academy offers an alternative education program for high school students. The school was originally TemescalMore Canyon Continuation School, then Temescal High School, part of Los Angeles Unified School District. When the district decided to close the school in 2009, Palisades Charter High School took over the school. Alternative programs are available here for students who have fallen behind, need to make up credits, want to accelerate their learning or study independently.
Palisades Elementary Charter School
800 Via de la Paz, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

Palisades Elementary Charter School is an affiliated charter school within the Los Angeles Unified School District.More Along with standard subjects, the school offers the Children's Music Workshop program, giving students musical instrument instruction from professional music teachers. Some students from the program get the chance to perform at the All Schools Honor Orchestra at UCLA. The Palisades Enrichment Program at the school raises funds to support the computer lab, music program, yard supervision, science fair, art instruction, the Discovery Garden, drama, environmental lessons and physical education.

The school uses the Tribes program as a process of learning that promotes healthy growth of students. Community service is also an important part of the Palisades Elementary curriculum, encouraging students to learn social responsibility. After school, students can participate in the STAR enrichment program, which provides additional instruction and activities in specialized subjects and gives children time for homework.

Marquez Elementary School
16821 Marquez Ave, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

Marquez Elementary School is chartered with the Los Angeles Unified School District to provide education to studentsMore in kindergarten through 5th grade. The school stretches along Marquez Avenue and features an upper yard for grades 2-5, a central patio for the administration, the library and kindergarten and 1st grade, and the lower area for playgrounds and athletic fields.

The curriculum follows California standards while using creative teaching strategies and enrichment programs, including art, music, drama, special projects and computer instruction. The STAR program offers after-school activities and studies. Marquez Charter also participates in California's Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) program, which provides special learning opportunities for qualified students. The school is financially supported by many local businesses and individuals, and it is recognized as a California Distinguished School.

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