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.
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.
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.
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.</p>
<p>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.</p>
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.</p>
<p>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.</p>
<p>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.</p>
Corpus Christi School 890 Toyopa Dr, Pacific Palisades, CA90272 As a part of Corpus Christi Church, Corpus Christi School offers a Catholic education experience to children from…More kindergarten through eighth grade. A strong spiritual environment is provided for students to learn and grow, while recognizing the parents' roles as the primary educators of their children. The faith-based curriculum here covers all standard subjects, along with religion, computers, Spanish, art and music, designed to prepare students for entrance into any area Catholic high school. Students in 5th through 8th grade can also participate in the sports programs offered here. All students also participate in a very active community outreach program at Corpus Christi that engages the students in activities to benefit others on a local and global scale. Lunch is provided to students by local caterer Lunches We Love. The school's principal, Catherine Carvalho, has worked in Catholic education for nearly 30 years. Admission to the school is open to all; however, preference is given to local families and active parishioners at Corpus Christi Church.
Methodist Preschool of Pacific Palisades 801 Via de la Paz, Pacific Palisades, CA90272 Methodist Preschool of Pacific Palisades provides pre-school education to young children throughout the Los Angeles…More area. This institution offers a pre-school program as well as summer camp and extended day care. Weekly music and gymastics classes are included in programming, as well as after-school enrichment classes that offer introduction to foreign language, martial arts and dance.
Village School 780 Swarthmore Ave, Pacific Palisades, CA90272 Village School is a private educational institution providing instruction for children in kindergarten through sixth…More grade. It is dedicated to providing an alternative to public education that challenges children creatively, intellectually and physically. The curriculum includes such subjects as science, Spanish, technology, art, music, language arts, mathematics, social studies, health and physical education.
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.</p>
<p>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.</p>
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 <em>Newsweek Magazine </em>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.</p>
<p>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.</p>
Pacific Palisades Presbyterian Church and Nursery School 15821 W Sunset Blvd, Pacific Palisades, CA90272 The Pacific Palisades Presbyterian Church holds traditional and contemporary services on Sundays and Christian holidays.…More Contemporary services are less formal and showcase the latest in Christian music. Other offerings include men's, women's and group Bible study; fellowship programs; and youth programs for different age groups. Music is performed by the traditional Chancel Choir, a bell choir and a contemporary band led by Kai Brown. The church also has a nursery school for ages 2 years and 9 months to 5.
Started in 1994, the Adderley School teaches children performing arts and specializes in musical…More theater. Students learn all of the elements of musical theater by performing youth versions of Broadway shows.</p>
<p>Classes are divided according to age group, with groups for preschool/kindergarten, 5-7 years, 6-9 years and 10-14 years. Tap and hip-hop dance classes are also available.</p>
Institute of Advanced Thinking 845 Via de la Paz, Pacific Palisades, CA90272 Institute of Advanced Thinking is an organization that publishes educational books about the mind, philosophy,…More self-improvement and metaphysics. Titles include<em> Instant Memory</em>, <em>Beyond the New Age</em>, <em>Metaphysical Secret of Money</em>, <em>Conscious Dreaming </em>and <em>You Are Younger Than You Think</em>. Doug Galias is the owner of the business.
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>
Pacific Palisades Tutoring 15415 W Sunset Blvd, Pacific Palisades, CA90272 This specialized tutoring company works with children experiencing cognitive or behavioral challenges in their school…More work. Arlana Morley, MS, MFT, BCET provides educational therapy for children with ADD, ADHD, learning disabilities, gifted qualities and school or family challenges. Morley is a licensed psychotherapist who offers a full battery of assessments to clients in order to personalize their therapy. All ages are welcome, though actual tutoring is only provided for preschool and elementary grades. The goal of educational therapy is to get children motivated and focused on their school work. The company was previously known as Korey Dheming Tutoring, and changed its name in 2004. Morley has owned the company since 2000.
Seven Arrows Elementary 15240 la Cruz Dr, Pacific Palisades, CA90272 Seven Arrows Elementary offers traditional academics along with a curriculum that emphasises world cultures and the…More arts. The school's philosophy teaches the whole child, providing academic, artistic, physical, social, emotional and ethical development. Along with traditional subjects, Spanish, technology and global cultural history are also taught. Additionally, students have opportunities to participate in music, performing arts, visual arts and Goju-Ryu karate. Seven Arrows also has an outdoor education program, allowing students to go beyond the school room to experience nature and team-building activities in various outdoor venues throughout California. The school also hosts guest speakers and multi-cultural events, and has a weekly assembly for students, parents, faculty, staff and guests called.
Bluecat Music Voice Studio 15219 W Sunset Blvd, Pacific Palisades, CA90272 Heather Lyle, a vocal specialist and certified theta healing practitioner, created "vocal yoga" as a way to connect…More voice and body through breathing exercises and poses. Ms. Lyle's teachings incorporate techniques from yoga, Fitzmaurice voice work, the Alexander Technique and the methods of Roy Hart. At Ms. Lyle's Bluecat Music Voice Studio, classes and private lessons are available for those interested in improving their singing, acting and public speaking skills. Workshops and classes are held throughout the year at various locations on the west side, including Santa Monica College and Bhakti Yoga Shala in Santa Monica.
Palisades Lutheran Church 15905 W Sunset Blvd, Pacific Palisades, CA90272 Palisades Lutheran Church consists of two separate congregations: Holy Cross LC-MS and Lutheran Church of the Palisades…More ELCA, which joined in 1970. The church seeks to balance "worship, fellowship, service, education and communication." Traditional worship, contemporary worship and Sunday school are offered every Sunday. The church has Bible study groups and often sponsors community events. The school at the church offers pre-kindergarten and preschool classes, with an extended day option and early morning drop-off available.