Palos Verdes Peninsula High School 27118 Silver Spur Rd, Rolling Hills Estates, CA90274 Palos Verdes Peninsula High School is a New American and Blue Ribbon high school south of Los Angeles on the Palos…More Verdes Peninsula, near the Southern California coastline. Peninsula High School can attribute much of its success to its teaching and administrative staff. The school's principal is Mitzi Cress.
Palos Verdes Peninsula High School ranked 89th out of 18,500 high schools, according to US News & World…More Report. The school is also a California Distinguished school, a National Blue Ribbon School, and a New American High School with 99% of its graduates going on to college.
The school consistently produces dozens of National Merit Scholars and turns in top performances in academic contests.
The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy (PVPLC) was founded in 1988 by a group of citizens that were concerned…More about the preservation of the undeveloped land. The Conservancy has successfully preserved 1,400 acres of the Peninsula, providing tax benefits for those who donate land. The organization's geographic reach covers Palos Verdes Estates, Rolling Hills Estates, San Pedro and Rancho Palos Verdes, while its land preserves include the Portuguese Bend Nature Preserve in Rancho Palos Verdes, the Chandler Preserve in Rolling Hills Estates and the George F. Canyon Preserve and Nature Center, also in Rolling Hills Estates.
The Conservancy operates a stewardship program that works to preserve native habitats and protect native species such as the Palos Verdes blue butterfly and the California gnatcather. Additional programs offered include nature walks and educational programs for adults, children and teens. The PVPLC regularly holds fundraising events where all funds go to continue site improvements and habitat restoration. For more information on the programs offered, visit the Conservancy's Web site.