Hermosa Beach Unified School District

Elementary Schools:

Hermosa View School (Grades K-12) ⭐
2012 API Score 941
1800 Prospect Avenue
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

Hermosa Valley School (Grades 3-8) 
2012 API Score 961
1645 Valley Drive
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
High Schools:

*Hermosa Beach residents have a choice of attending either Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach or Redondo Union High School in Redondo Beach

Mira Costa High School (Grades 9-12) ⭐
2012 API Score 913
1401 Artesia Blvd.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Redondo Union High School (Grades 9-12) ⭐
2012 API Score 856
One Sea Hawk Way
Redondo Beach, CA 90277

District Office:

Hermosa Beach City School District ⭐
1645 Valley Drive
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

Education Foundation:

Hermosa Beach Education Foundation ⭐
PO Box 864
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

Hermosa Beach City School District At A Glance

  • Both Hermosa View and Hermosa Valley schools scored over 931 in the California Academic Performance Index (API) 
  • The two schools have been honored as National Blue Ribbon Schools along with 33 California schools and less than 300 schools across the nation. Hermosa schools’ Blue Ribbon Awards were based on academic achievement. The schools are among the top 10% of schools in the state with students scoring at or above 90% in the highest grade tested in reading and math. For the award, the Departments of Education reviewed growth in scores over a three-year period.
  • Both schools have been named California Distinguished Schools Incorporated in 1992, the Hermosa beach Educational Foundation is a fundraising organization for Hermosa Beach public school. Operated entirely by volunteers, their focus is to meet the school district’s educational needs by funding instructional programs in science, technology, foreign language, and the arts. The HBEF enhances the schools by restoring programs cut by the state.

Information provided by www.hbcsd.org and www.hbef.org 10/11/11