Liquor Village 2905 Honolulu Ave, La Crescenta, CA91214 Located along Honolulu Avenue near downtown La Crescenta, Liquor Village offers a wide selection of beer, wine and…More liquor including imported selections and select micro-brews. The shop is kept clean and everything is neatly displayed with plenty of bright lighting. Mixers and chasers are also on hand such as soda and juice, as well as accessories like bottle openers and glasses. Stock also includes candy, snacks, lottery tickets and tobacco products. An ATM machines is on hand, but credit cards are accepted as well.
Foster's Family Donuts 2601 Foothill Blvd, La Crescenta, CA91214 Foster's Family Donuts is a small bakery located along Foothills Boulevard near downtown La Crescenta. It is open 24…More hours per day, every day of the week, and features freshly-baked donuts in a variety of flavors. From jelly-filled to glazed to sugared, this bakery has them all and they're always fresh. Donuts are baked in-house and orders may be placed for single donuts or donuts by the dozen. Four tables line the wall, allowing for a small sitting area while waiting for donuts or to enjoy the sweet, baked treats. Lottery tickets are also sold, as are beverages. Credit cards are accepted and parking is free.
Valero 2660 Foothill Blvd, La Crescenta, CA91214 Valero is a self-service gas station located in downtown La Crescenta along Foothill Boulevard. It offers eight…More pump with three levels of gasoline, though no diesel. The plot is large and accommodating for larger trucks. The site also offers an air and water station near the exit. Along with the pumps, which accept all major credit cards, the gas station also has a small convenience store with an ATM, lottery tickets, tobacco products and snacks. The employees are kind, and the service is quick. Valero is known for having the lowest priced gas in town.
Clark Magnet High School specializes in technology and science. To apply, students must be in the eighth grade,…More enrolled in a Glendale Unified School District (GUSD) school or live within the GUSD boundaries and meet certain academic requirements. Acceptance is gained via lottery.
Clark Magnet has been recognized as a California Distinguished School and is a National Blue Ribbon School. The school has also received the California Exemplary Career Technical Education Program Award.
The school was founded in 1998 using the building that used to be Anderson W. Clark Junior High School. About $15 million in funds were used to renovate and update the building, which had gone unused since the junior high closed in 1983.
Clark Magnet does not offer athletics. However, students are able to participate in athletic programs at the three other high schools in the GUSD-Crescenta Valley High School, Hoover High School and Glendale High School.
Students do not wear uniforms, but they are expected to adhere to a dress code. The dress code consists of solid color polo or Oxford-style shirts, solid color cotton slacks or shorts, and solid color skirts, skorts or dresses for girls. Prints, tank tops, denim and sandals are not permitted.
During the 2008-2009 school year, CMHS students had an above average academic performance on California Standards Tests when compared to all of the high school students in California. About 81% of students performed proficiently or higher in English and Language Arts, 36% of students performed proficiently or higher in Geometry, 78% of students performed proficiently or higher in U.S. History, 64% of students performed proficiently or higher in Biology, and 75% of tenth grade students performed proficiently or higher in Life Science.
In 2008, 64% of graduates met the the guidelines for admission into the University of California or California State University school systems.
The average class size ranges from 27 to 31 students, and the teachers here have an average of 19 years of classroom experience.