Best Public Schools in Zip Code 90274


The 90274 zip code area is home to 9 exceptional schools in the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District, which is ranked 70th out of 1,560 districts in California and has a 5-star rating from SchoolDigger. The schools include 4 elementary schools, 1 middle school, 3 high schools, and 1 alternative school, all of which demonstrate a strong focus on academic excellence.

Several schools stand out as particularly high-performing, including Rancho Vista Elementary, ranked 26th out of 5,848 California elementary schools, and Montemalaga Elementary, ranked 151st. At the high school level, Palos Verdes Peninsula High is ranked 27th out of 2,335 California high schools, with a 97.8% four-year graduation rate and exceptional test scores. The district's schools consistently outperform state averages on standardized assessments, with many schools having over 80% of students proficient or better in core subject areas.

While the schools in the 90274 zip code area are generally high-performing, with diverse student populations and low rates of free/reduced lunch, there are a few exceptions. Palos Verdes Distance Learning Academy and Rancho del Mar High (Continuation) stand out as the lower-performing schools in the area, likely serving students with unique needs. Overall, the schools in this zip code provide a top-tier education, with a focus on academic excellence and strong community support.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education.

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