Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District 375 Via Almar, Palos Verdes Estates, CA90274 The Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District is responsible for the education of approximately 12,000 students in…More four cities: Palos Verdes Estates, Rolling Hills Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes and Rolling Hills. The PVPUSD oversees two early childhood schools, 10 elementary schools, three intermediate schools, two high schools and one continuation high school.
Palos Verdes High School 600 Cloyden Road, Palos Verdes Estates, CA90274 Palos Verdes High School is located 21 miles southwest of metropolitan Los Angeles and draws predominantly middle to…More high- income business and professional residents. Palos Verdes High School was originally opened in 1961 but was closed in June 1991 due to declining enrollment in the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District. After 11 years, the school reopened in September 2002. The district does not have boundaries for the two high schools; therefore, students have a choice as to which high school they would like to attend. Palos Verdes High School is accredited through 2012 by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC); it was named a California Distinguished School in 2005. The school's principal is Christopher Bowles.
Peninsula Montessori School 31100 Hawthorne Blvd, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA90275 Peninsula Montessori School is located in the Golden Cove Shopping Center in Rancho Palos Verdes. The private,…More coed elementary school has 146 students in grades K-6. Highly rated by parents, Montessori Peninsula is considered an excellent early childhood educational center in the school system's long tradition.
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.