Established in 1886, the South Pasadena Unified School District serves approximately 4,800 students within five schools including three elementary schools, one middle school and one comprehensive high school. Nestled in the West San Gabriel Valley, SPUSD has earned a reputation for providing high quality public education, attracting families who value challenging academic programs and outstanding teachers. Consistently recognized for superior performance, SPUSD students earn honors at the local, state and national level. The District draws vital support from parents and community members through the South Pasadena Educational Foundation, local PTAs and booster clubs.
The schools of the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) enroll more than 17,000 students in Transitional Kindergarten-12th grade in a 76-square mile area that includes Altadena, Pasadena, Sierra Madre and unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County. The schools offer a wide variety of educational options designed to prepare today's students to be critical thinkers, creative problem-solvers, and strong communicators - the leaders of tomorrow. Vibrant academics, exceptional teachers, and supportive school communities that nurture the whole child are the hallmarks of PUSD.
La Cañada Unified School District is a high achieving K-12 district characterized as forward-looking, involved and supportive. Current student enrollment is approximately 4,000 and students at all levels consistently score among the top 10% of all California students.
LCUSD encompasses the attractive residential community of La Cañada Flintridge, thirteen miles north of the Los Angeles Civic Center in a picturesque section of the foothills below Angeles National Forest. La Cañada Flintridge's 21,600 residents are attracted to this community because of its excellent schools, prime location and ideal climate. Parent participation and involvement in the schools is extensive and the commitment to excellence is strong and continuing.
Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District serves the four Peninsula cities and the unincorporated areas of the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Student enrollment is approximately 11,400 students. The school district's reputation for having a high quality education system attracts many families to this suburban area and its schools. Students attend two early childhood centers, ten elementary schools, three 6-8 intermediate schools, two comprehensive high schools and one continuation school.
PVPUSD schools continue to be recognized for outstanding achievement at the local, state and national level. Community and parent volunteers make significant contributions to the public schools. The Peninsula Education Foundation has been successful in raising local funds to meet and supplement classroom needs. Strong PTA programs support and enrich school delivery systems.
Torrance Unified School District was established in 1947 and unified in 1948. Torrance Unified School District is nestled in the heart of the South Bay, in the south-western part of Los Angeles County. TUSD is bordered by the Palos Verdes Peninsula on the south, the beach cities - Redondo, Hermosa, and Manhattan Beach - to the west, and cities of Lawndale and Hawthorne to the north. The District serves the entire City of Torrance and is governed by five school board members. students.
TUSD strives to ensure that each and every student is educated and prepared to succeed in life. We are dedicated to maximizing individual potential and developing lifelong learners who will be contributing members in a global society.