Moving To Los Angeles? Here Are 4 Top School Districts Located In Greater Los Angeles
Review of Greater Los Angeles School Districts
Culver City Unified School District:
Culver City, California is located in Los Angeles county, adjacent to Mar Vista to the north, Westchester to the south, mid-city to the east, and Venice and Playa Vista to the west. The area is well known for its motion picture and television presence. Culver City has 5 elementary schools, a middle school, and 2 high schools. Culver City High School has an Unofficial API Rank of 9/10, Culver City Middle has Unofficial API Rank of 8/10, and Castle Heights Elementary has an Unofficial API Rank of 9/10.
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District:
The communities of Santa Monica and Malibu are two sought-after beach communities located in Los Angeles county. SMMUSD is a high-performing district with academic scores consistently ranking in the top tier of districts in Los Angeles and the State of California. Several of its schools have been named California Distinguished Schools. According to SMMUSD, U.S. News and World Report has named both Santa Monica High School and Malibu High School as top high schools in the nation and state.
Las Virgenes Unified School District:
Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD) is headquartered in Calabasas, California and consists of 14 public schools serving the cities of Calabasas, Agoura Hills, Westlake Village, and a small section of the West Hills area of Los Angeles. The city of Calabasas and its surrounding areas are considered to be affluent suburbs of Los Angeles with many notable celebrity residents. Outstanding mentions of the distinguished LVUSD include top 2% in the state of API scores, small class sizes, elementary school foreign language/dual immersion program, acceptances to top universities, and other highlights.
Burbank Unified School District:
Burbank, California is a city located in Los Angeles County about 12 miles northwest of Downtown Los Angeles. Burbank is well-known for it’s movie studios such as The Walt Disney Company, Warner Brothers Entertainment, ABC Studios, and others who are headquartered there. The Burbank Unified School District (BUSD) is known for being a high-achieving school district in the Los Angeles area. According to BUSD, the majority of Burbank’s schools receive a Academic Performance Index (API) score at or above the 800 mark, which is California’s target for a “high performing school.”