St Matthew's Parish School 1031 Bienveneda Ave, Pacific Palisades, CA90272 St. Matthew's Parish School is part of The Parish of Saint Matthew Episcopal Church, providing co-ed education for…More children in preschool through eighth grade. The school has grown over the years from its small preschool class on Swarthmore to its present day 30-acre site accommodating more than 300 students in contemporary state of the art facilities. The academic program covers all standard subject areas, along with many enrichment programs for students to explore special interests. Preschool through fourth grade students learn in self-contained classrooms, while fifth through eighth grade classes are departmentalized for more in-depth study. Boys, girls, and co-ed sports are offered throughout the academic year, using the school's expansive fields, modern indoor gym and swimming pool. The school's philosophy encourages each student to serve others, develop leadership skills and flourish in a fulfilling life. The Head of St. Matthew's Parish School, Les W. Frost, has served in his position since 1984.
The Parish of Saint Matthew is a parish of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles. The church was first built at the…More corner of Swarthmore and La Cruz, built in 1942. Since then, the church moved to its present location, was burnt down in a fire and rebuilt in 1983.</p>
<p>Services are held Sunday mornings at 8AM and 10:15AM, with Wednesday and Thursday morning services as well. The outreach ministries of the church support a wide range of activities like music, worship groups, study groups, pastoral care and outreach of organizations and projects throughout world.</p>
<p>The church sits on 42 acres of land, which includes 13 buildings, four residences, a swimming pool, athletic fields and nature trails.</p>
<p>Saint Matthew's Parish is also home to a pre-school and day school for students through 8th grade. The pre-school was started in 1949, with the day school starting the following year. Many educational programs are offered here, along with extensive sports activities on the athletic fields, indoor gym and swimming pool.</p>