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Helena, 1st Grade

Silver Spur Elementary School

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PVPUSD at a Glance

The Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District serves the four Peninsula cities and the unincorporated areas of the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Student enrollment is approximately 11,500 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.

Population of District: 64,672
Ethnicity Breakdown of Students (2013)
Land Area: 23.81 square miles
Total Enrollment (2016-17): 11,399
Median Household Income (2010): $143,593
Median House Price (2010): $1,176,067
Grade Levels: Pre-K through 12th
2 Early Learning Academies, 10 Elementary Schools, 3 Intermediate Schools, 3 High Schools
Symbolic flying birds (graphic only, no text)