Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District

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Why Palos Verdes?

The Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District consistently ranks as one of the highest performing school districts in California and across the nation.  Our success is dependent on multiple partnerships and contributions that directly impact the students, staff and working conditions.

 

Parent and Community Support

The parent and community support for certificated and classified staff members is a key ingredient in the formula for success in the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District. Thanks to the generosity of these stakeholders, the students and staff have benefited from additional resources such as materials and supplies, technology, extra-curricular learning opportunities, and grants. These partnerships have enabled students and staff to be innovative and creative while developing nationally recognized programs and preparing students for college and career paths. 

 
  - PEF's annual pledge of over $3.1 million dollars goes directly to better learning and working conditions.
  - More than $1 million of PEF's $3.1 millionn pledge goes towards teacher positions.
  - PEF sponsors Chuck Miller Grants for teachers up to$1,500.

 
  - 190,000 hours of volunteer service hours by PTA members.
  - Programs and enrichment opportunities organized and funded by out PTA include:
Cultural Assemblies; Field Trips, Art at Your Fingertips; Yellow and Green Ribbon Weeks'; Mock Elections; Honorary Service Awards; Capitol Convoy; Sacramento Safari; Disaster Preparedness; Parent Education; and number other programs specific to the various schools.
 
 
 

 Employee's Children Can Enroll in PVPUSD Schools

PVPUSD employees who do not reside within the boundaries of the PVPUSD have the option to enroll their children.
 
 
 

School and District Rankings

#2 Best School Districts in Los Angeles County
#4 Best Places to Teach in Los Angeles County
#6 Best School Districts in California
#7 Districts with the Best Teachers in LA County
#10 Best Places to Teach in California

 

 

Commitment to the Arts

The PVPUSD community values visual and performing arts as an integral part of a student's education. Through multiple partnerships, schools are able to enhance the curriculum and learning experience for students.