Students living in Culver City attend elementary through high school in the Culver City Unified School District. The district includes:
- Six K-5 schools, one of which is a Spanish and Japanese immersion school;
- One 6-8 school;
- One 9-12 school; and
- One 10-12 alternative school.
CCUSD offers “neighborhood schools,” meaning children usually can attend schools near their home. You can view the designated resident school for any property using the CCUSD Address Listing PDF found at ccusd.org under the School & Family Services section. El Marino Language School is the only school in the district that is not a neighborhood school. It is a blue ribbon Spanish and Japanese language immersion school. Admission is determined using a lottery system. Visit ccusd.org for more information.
A few properties in Culver City are zoned for the Los Angeles Unified School District. Although the district includes more than 1,100 schools, only a located within Culver City’s boundaries. There are three K-5 schools, one 6-8 school and one 9-12 school. LAUSD and CCUSD both allow intra-district transfers, so parents may have the option to send their child to either district. For more information, visit lausd.net.
It’s important that prospective residents contact the district to confirm attendance, boundaries, availability, and policies.
To search test results for the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), the state’s new academic computer-based assessments in English language arts/literacy and mathematics for students in grade 3 to 8 and grade 11, which began in 2015, visit caaspp.ca.cde.gov/sb2015.
Private schools in Culver City
Echo Horizon School; PK-6; nonsectarian; 225 students
Kayne Ersa Center; 1-12; nonsectarian; 159 students
Montessori Academy of Culver City; PK-K; nonsectarian; 99 students
New World Montessori School; PK-6; nonsectarian; 122 students
Pacifica Montessori School; PK-5; nonsectarian; 71 students
Park Century School; 2-8; nonsectarian; 106 students
St. Augustine Elementary School; PK-8; nonsectarian; 239 students
Star Prep Academy; 6-12; nonsectarian; 71 students
The Willows Community School; K-8; nonsectarian; 440 students
Turning Point School; PK-8; nonsectarian; 348 students
State Ranking/ # of Schools
*El Marino Elementary
El Rincon Elem.
La Ballona Elem.
Linwood E. Howe Elementary
Culver City Middle
Culver City High
#Culver Park High
Culver City Unified School District (310-842-4220))
State Ranking/ # of Schools
^Braddock Drive Elementary
Playa Del Rey Elementary
Stoner Avenue Elementary
*ICEF Vista Middle Academy
**Westchester Enriched Sciences Magnet
*Spanish and Japanese language immersion school. #Alternative school. Information for the table above is from Schooldigger.com and the California Department of Education.Los Angeles Unified School District (213-241-1000)*Public charter school; operated by ICEF; 98% minority African-American, Hispanic population. **Public magnet school; Health Magnet; Sports Medicine Magnet. +Public magnet school; Fine and Performing Arts Magnet Center ^Public magnet school; Gifted Magnet.. Information for the table above is from Schooldigger.com and the California Department of Education.