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Venice High School
13000 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066

Venice High School is part of the Los Angeles Unified School District. Originally located in a boathouse, the schoolMore was moved to its present location in 1925. Although the school is named Venice High, it is actually located in the Mar Vista 90066 district. Venice expands its borders to encompass the school.

Venice High's picturesque campus was a principal shooting location in the movie "Grease", playing the part of Rydell High. The bronze statue in front of the school is of movie legend and almuna Myrna Loy.

Ocean Charter School
13151 Appleton Way, Los Angeles, CA 90066
This independent school is overseen by the Los Angeles Unified School District. Ocean Charter School is situated on twoMore campuses.  Students in grades four through eight attend classes on Appleton Way, while students in kindergarten through third grade use the school's facilities on Culver Boulevard. Using the Waldorf educational method, Ocean Charter School's curriculum is designed to develop children's creativity through the arts. The school's faculty provides an experiential and ecological approach to teaching.
Venice High School
13000 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066

Venice High School is part of the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Originally located in a boathouse, theMore school was moved to its present location in 1925. The borders of Venice expand to encompass the school, although it is east of Walgrove Avenue.

Venice High was the shooting location for "Grease." It played the part of Rydell High.

The bronze statue in front of the school is of movie legend Myrna Loy, who was an alumna.

France Exchange School
3738 S Barrington Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90066
France Exchange School is a French language school founded by Gislène 'Gigi' Lassan. The school offers groupMore classes and one-on-one tutoring for children and adults, and also provides special preparation for AP classes and SAT IIs. In addition to after school classes during the year, France Exchange School offers a French immersion summer day camp and a French cooking class.
Phoenix High School
12971 Zanja St, Los Angeles, CA 90066

Serving approximately 50 students in grades 9-12, Phoenix High School is an alternative school located in a smallMore building next to Venice High School.

Several of Phoenix's students are English Language Learners (ELL), learing to acquire English language skills.

As an alternative school, Phoenix High offers classes for students who may drop out of school early, others who may be in residential treatment centers for substance abuse, or students with behavioral problems.

St Gerard Majella School
4451 Inglewood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066
A private, co-educational Catholic school, St Gerard Majella School teaches students from kindergarten to eighth grade.More The school is designed to bolster the  Catholic community and encourages its students to become active disciples of Christ.
Wildwood School
12201 Washington Place, Los Angeles, CA 90066

Wildwood School is a K-12 co-educational school with its K-5 campus located in Mar Vista. The school strives toMore provide well-rounded, inquisitive students who will take their experiences at Wildwood and use them to make the world a better place.

Field trips and service learning are an integral part of the school's curriculum and Wildwood keeps its classes small to allow its students to feel comfortable and discover their own identities.

Mar Vista Elementary School
3330 Granville Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90066

The boundaries of Mar Vista Elementary School falls within the following streets: East of Centinela, North ofMore Charnock, South of National, and West of Sawtelle.

It is one of the very few public elementary schools in the state of California to receive a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10.

Principal Brenda Weinstock holds regular coffee and chat sessions with the school's parents, and the school also runs the Mar Vista School Enrichment Group (MVSEG) - a non-profit organization run by parents that raises funds and materials for the school.

The school also offers the Science, Theatre, Arts & Recreation (STAR) after-school program. STAR is a non-profit organization that offers programs and classes that help children explore the world and widen their cultural base.

Windward School
11350 Palms Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066

Celebrating its 40th year in 2011, Windward School on Palms Boulevard is a private college preparatory school forMore students in grades 7-12. It is also one of the first schools in California to receive
LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) for Schools 2.0 Gold certification."

The school aims to inspire students to be responsible, caring, well informed, ethical young adults and provides a variety of enrichment programs covering everything from dance, drama and photography to environmental sciences and physical education. 

Windward has its own community garden and is very involved in the tight-knit Mar Vista neighborhood. It is also well-known for its athletics teams.