Temescal Academy 777 Temescal Canyon Rd, Pacific Palisades, CA90272 Temescal Academy offers an alternative education program for high school students. The school was originally Temescal…More 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 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.
Paul Revere Middle School 1450 Allenford Ave, Los Angeles, CA90049 Paul Revere Middle School is a charter school that provides instruction for students in grades six through eight. Some…More lessons and activities include math, history, English, science, technology, social studies and performing arts.
Calvary Christian School 701 Palisades Dr, Pacific Palisades, CA90272 Calvary Christian School provides preschool through eighth grade education. The school aims at small class sizes,…More extracurricular activities, spiritual nurturing and physical exercise. Calvary’s Preschool programs limit classes to 15 students; 5th grade classes average about 19 students. Calvary Christian School features curriculum with laptop computer carts for third to eighth graders, multimedia capabilities, a computer lab and campus-wide wireless network accessibility.
Palisades Charter High School is a four-year high school that converted to fiscally independent charter status in…More 2003. Students come from the Pacific Palisades community, as well as from areas throughout Los Angeles. The school was recognized as a California Distinguished School in 2005, and has been identified by Newsweek Magazine as a Top American High School. The spacious campus sits along Temescal Canyon Road, with a full-size sports stadium and athletic fields. Academic programs include standard subjects, foreign languages, life skills, technical education, Advanced Placement, honors and visual and performing arts.
Additionally, the school has a career center, college center, community service department and parent associations. A wide range of athletic programs, clubs and extracurricular activities are available for students to enjoy. Many notable alumni include J.J. Abrams, Christie Brinkley, will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas, Forest Whitaker and many other artists, musicians, writers and athletes. Admissions to Palisades High requires application, with priority given to submissions from local neighborhoods.
Westside Waldorf School offers private education for preschoolers through eighth-graders. The nonprofit organization…More started in Santa Monica to provide early childhood education, and has expanded over the years, adding middle-school grades in 2002.
The McComb Campus here in Pacific Palisades has all grade levels, including a parent-toddler program, while an early childhood center remains in Santa Monica. The school's curriculum seeks to provide a balanced education, supporting students' strengths and unique potentials to become free-thinking individuals. Along with standard subject areas, the school integrates art, poetry, music, movement and drama into the curriculum, with specialty instructors providing lessons in areas such as foreign languages and hand crafts.
Middle schoolers receive more in-depth instruction in specific areas of science, math, literature and history. Parents of students at Waldorf can participate at the school through volunteering and through the parent community council, which acts to raise funds, promote activities and serve as a forum with the school's leadership. Waldorf education is an interdisciplinary educational philosophy developed by Austrian philosopher Rudolf Steiner. Special training is required in order to become a Waldorf teacher.
Marquez Elementary School is chartered with the Los Angeles Unified School District to provide education to students…More 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.