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About the District

About the District

The Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District serves the four Peninsula cities (view Map ) and has a population of approximately 11, 900 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.


Preparing Students for College

*  98% of graduates enroll in college

*  97% of graduates completed more than the minimum requirements

*  82%  of graduates met the A-G requirement for UC admissions

*  Class of 2013 students were offered admission to over 300 colleges, including:

  • All California State Universities

  • All campuses of the University of California

  • All Ivy League colleges