What Are Some Highly Rated Schools in Los Angeles?


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Some highly rated schools in Los Angeles include Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies, Francisco Bravo Medical Magnet High School, Los Angeles Leadership Academy and Community Charter Early College High School. Some highly rated elementary schools in the Los Angeles Metro Area include Point Vicente Elementary School, Carver Elementary School, Cornerstone at Pedregal Elementary School and Valentine Elementary School. In Los Angeles itself, good elementary schools are Clover Avenue Elementary School and Community Magnet Charter Elementary School.

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What Are Some Highly Rated Schools in Los Angeles?
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The Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies is the top-ranked school in Los Angeles as of 2015, number 14 for all California schools and number 84 for all national schools. The school includes grades six through 12 and has a student enrollment well above the 1,000 mark with 91 percent of students participating in advanced placement courses. The student body has a 72 percent minority enrollment with nearly equal numbers of Asian, African-American, Hispanic and Caucasian students.

The Pointe Vicente Elementary School, top-ranked in the Los Angeles Metro Area, is a public school from kindergarten to fifth grade. Located in Rancho Palos Verdes, it boasts a rank at number five in all of California. It has top marks for student culture and diversity, sports and fitness, and resources and facilities. The top-ranked elementary school in Los Angeles proper, Clover Avenue Elementary, also includes kindergarten through fifth grade. According to the California Academic Performance Index, it boasts 952 out of 1,000 points.

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