Montrose Christian Montessori School 2545 Honolulu Ave, Montrose, CA91020 MCMS is a non-denominational Christian Montessori School. Students are taught using the Montessori method of education.…More As of the 2009-2010 school year, Sharon Lee is the new director. As a private school within the Glendale Unified School District, MCMS adheres to the California State and GUSD guidelines and standards. Summer school is offered.
Crescenta Valley Adventist School is a private school of Christian orientation. It is guided and operated by the…More North American Division of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Christian values are integrated into the academic curriculum.</p>
<p>In addition to the academic curriculum, the school plans many activities for its students and parents. There is a school fair, school picnic, a talent show and numerous fundraisers throughout the year.</p>
<p>Class sizes are limited to 24 students. Thomas Harder is the principal. The school is located behind the Living Stones Seventh-Day Adventist Church on Honolulu Avenue.</p>
La Crescenta Elementary School 4343 la Crescenta Ave, La Crescenta, CA91214 Kim Bishop is the principal of La Crescenta Elementary School. Home of the Bulldogs, the school colors are blue and…More gold. Students repeatedly perform well on California standardized tests.
Armenian Sisters Academy is one of three schools in the United States that operates under the Catholic Order of the…More Armenian Sisters of the Immaculate Conception. The school welcomes Armenian boys and girls. In addition to standard academic subjects, Armenian language and culture classes and religion classes are taught.</p>
<p>In second grade, Spanish language classes are introduced. Music, art and computer classes are part of the standard academic curriculum.</p>
Valley View Elementary 4900 Maryland Ave, La Crescenta, CA91214 Valley View Elementary School is located along Maryland Avenue near downtown La Crescenta. The school resides on a…More residential street without too much traffic. The large facility features multiple buildings and a massive outdoor play area for recess. The principal of the school is Carla Walker, who oversees everything at Valley View. The school was named a National Blue Ribbon school in 2005 and a California Distinguished school in 2004. The office is open during school days from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., and appointments are necessary for tours. Plenty of free parking is available.
La Crescenta Montessori 3811 Foothill Blvd, La Crescenta, CA91214 La Crescenta Montessori is located in a bright building surrounded by trees on Foothill Boulevard. The school offers…More infant care, a toddler program, and pre-school through fifth grade instruction. Gail Amarasinghe has been the school director since 1989. The school follows the Montessori curriculum, which consists of Practical Life Exercises, Sensorial Exercises, math, language, social studies and science. Extended day care is available after the school day has ended.
Monte Vista Elementary School 2620 Orange Ave, La Crescenta, CA91214 Monte Vista Elementary School is located on a quiet street in a quaint, tree-lined La Crescenta neighborhood. Susan Hoge…More is the principal. With an emphasis on reading comprehension, the school aims to develop well-rounded students. A wide range of clubs and organizations allow students to participate during or after school. In 2007, the campus was renovated.
Verdugo Academy / Scholars Prep 3800 la Crescenta Ave, La Crescenta, CA91214 Verdugo Academy is a highly regarded public school located along Foothill Blvd. Its teams with Scholar Prep for…More grades K-12 and is one of the only schools in the area to have received a score of 9/10 from GreatSchools.org. The student body is smaller, around 97 students on average per year, but the level of personal attention is high. The school stresses the importance of self-motivation and reliance, working with children to enhance both their gifted areas and those areas that they struggle in. The school offers academic contests, as well as a film/video club and basketball team for extra curricular activities. Parking is free on=site.
St. James the Less School 4635 Dunsmore Ave, La Crescenta, CA91214 St. James the Less School is a private school with a Roman Catholic orientation. The school serves children in…More kindergarten through fourth grade. Afterwards, students may continue on to Holy Redeemer School, St. James' sister school, for fifth through eighth grade. The academic curriculum includes Spanish language courses, physical education, an emphasis on theatre arts and extracurricular activities including music, art and dance. Christian values and parent involvement are integrated into the curriculum. The school is adjacent to St. James the Less Church.
Holy Redeemer Middle School is the sister school of St. James the Less School. After children complete elementary…More school at St. James, they can continue on to Holy Redeemer for fifth through eighth grade. The schools share a principal and a pastor.</p>
<p>Holy Redeemer is of Roman Catholic orientation and located behind Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. Christian values are integrated into the academic curriculum.</p>
<p>Athletic teams are affiliated with the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO).</p>
MacDonald Auditorium 4400 Ramsdell Ave, La Crescenta, CA91214 The MacDonald Auditorium is the main venue and assembly hall of Crescenta Valley High School. The large auditorium is…More used for school and community events. The Crescenta Valley High School Theater Arts department holds its activities here.
Vahan and Anoush Chamlian Armenian School is located in a quiet neighborhood in La Crescenta. The school offers an…More academic curriculumn in line with California standards, while also providing classes in Armenian language and culture. Art, music and P.E. are also offered.</p>
<p>Teachers hail from near and far. Some have grown up in the area and attended the California School System, while others are from Iran, Beirut, Armenia and other countries. Vazken Madenlian is the principal.</p>
<p>Many extracurricular activities center around Armenian culture, such as participation in the Armenian Genocide Walkathon, the Armenian History Timeline competition, Armenian General Knowledge competition, and an 8th grade class trip to Armenia.</p>
<p>Two after-school athletics programs are offered. One requires students to try out, and accepted team members compete in the Kaham games against other Armenian schools. The other is an intramural program open to all grades where no tryouts are required.</p>
<p>An entrance exam is required for new students entering the school in 3rd through 8th grade.</p>
Fremont Elementary School 3320 Las Palmas Ave, Glendale, CA91208 Fremont Elementary School is an educational facility which caters to grades kindergarten through six. Endeavoring to…More foster and develop the early education skills of each student, Fremont Elementary School offers a wide variety of programs, including art, music, technology, physical education, literacy, language, mathematics, special education and recreational activities.
Mount Olive Willa Lee Pre-school 3561 Foothill Blvd, La Crescenta, CA91214 Mount Olive Willa Lee is a private Lutheran pre-school located behind Mount Olive Lutheran Church on Foothill Boulevard…More in La Crescenta. Full and half days are available. Children may attend full-time, five days a week, or part-time at three or four days a week. Lutheran teachings are integrated into the students' day. Janette Nulty is the director.
Dunsmore Elementary 4717 Dunsmore Ave, La Crescenta, CA91214 Dunsmore Elementary is an elementary school that was recognized as a California Distinguished School and placed on the…More Honor Roll in 2007. Karen Stegman is its principal, and its students have a history of performing significantly better than the state average. It has an active PTA and encourages its students to give back to their community with Food Drives and Coin Drives. Its colors are green and white.
Rosemont Middle School is a public middle school in La Crescenta, within the Glendale Unified School District. In…More 2007, Rosemont was honored as a California Distinguished School.</p>
<p>Core class sizes vary from 27 to 31 students. In addition to traditional academics, classes in fashion, drama, industrial technology and home economics are offered.</p>
<p>During the 2008-2009 academic year, 81% of Rosemont students performed proficiently or higher in English and Language Arts, 78% of students performed proficiently or higher in Math, 99% of students performed proficiently or higher in Algebra, 76% performed proficiently or higher in History and Social Science and 86% performed proficiently or higher in Science.</p>
Crescenta Valley High School, home of the Falcons, was named a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence in 2000, and…More a California Distinguished School in 1999 and 2005. It is part of the Glendale Unified School District. Dr. Michele Doll is the principal. In 2008, 63% of CVHS graduates completed coursework that would gain them acceptance into the University of California and California State University systems. On average, CVHS teachers have 13 years of experience.</p>
<p>In addition to the standard academic curriculum, CVHS offers AP, Honor and ESL classes. The school also has a variety of programs that ready students for the working world, including Vocational-Technical Training, Regional Occupational Program and Work Experience. There is also a Community Service Program.</p>
Center for Children 2902 Montrose Ave, La Crescenta, CA91214 The Center for Children is part of the La Crescenta Presbyterian Church and is located along Montrose Avenue near…More downtown La Crescenta. It offers preschool and childcare for kids ages 6 weeks through 6th grade. The facility is two levels, with several different classrooms surrounding a courtyard, where children can safely enjoy slides, swings, toys and more in the warm sunshine. The school is Christian-based, though all are welcome with open arms.
Mountain Avenue Elementary School is a National Blue Ribbon School and has the highest Academic Performance Index…More (API) in the Glendale Unified School District. The school started off the 2010-2011 school year with an API of 936 out of a possible 1000. Rebecca Witt is the principal.</p>
<p>The academic curriculum is focused on reading comprehension. In addition to standard subjects, performing arts, visual arts, computer lab and P.E. are offered.</p>
<p>Mountain Avenue students had an above-average performance on California Standards Tests during the 2008-2009 school year when compared to all of the students in California. 87 percent of students performed proficiently or higher in English and language arts, 85 percent of students performed proficiently or higher in math, and 88 percent of students performed proficiently or higher in science.</p>
<p>Mountain Avenue teachers have an average of 16 years teaching experience.</p>
<p>Mountain Avenue Committed to Kids (M.A.C.K) is a nonprofit organization that raises money to support students at Mountain View. There is also an active PTA.</p>
Cloud Pre-school 4444 Cloud Ave, La Crescenta, CA91214 Cloud Pre-school is a public pre-school in La Crescenta. It is within the Glendale Unified School…More District. Students can attend using a state-subsidized program. Funding is available on a sliding scale. There are two classrooms of 24 students. Each class has one teacher and one assistant. A floating assistant helps both classrooms throughout the day. The special ed teacher and special ed assistant are on site twice a week. Cloud offers full-day and half-day programs.
Valley Vista School is a private pre-school nestled on Orangedale Avenue, just beyond the main strip in Montrose. The…More brightly-colored campus consists of two outdoor playgrounds and two indoor classrooms. One classroom is for 3-year-olds, while the other is for the pre-kindergarten students.</p>
<p>At capacity, Valley Vista School has 94 students in three 3-year-old classes and 3 pre-kindergarten classes. One teacher and one aide oversee each class.</p>
<p>In addition to the regular curriculum, extra-curriculars are offered in music, drama and movement.</p>
<p>Valley Vista School is a non-denominational pre-school.</p>
First Steps Pre-School 3950 Foothill Blvd, La Crescenta, CA91214 First Steps is a large pre-school located near downtown. It offers classes for children 2 years old through…More kindergarten. The facility is large and secure, with web cams for parents to check in on their kids remotely throughout the day. School uniforms are required and believed to give children a sense of belonging. The teachers are kind and generous and the facility offers a large play area for kids, both inside and out. Several programs are offered on site, including some that allow parents and kids to partake in together.
New Hope Academy 3043 Foothill Blvd, La Crescenta, CA91214 The New Hope Academy is a specialty school in the La Crescenta–Montrose area offering extra curricular and…More enrichment courses to students wishing to advance their academic endeavors. Classes are available in a variety of subjects including English, writing, math and debate. Courses are available for children in elementary school through high school, and special courses are offered for adults. To learn about registration, contact New Hope Academy at the telephone number provided.