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La Jolla, California is located just 15 minutes from Downtown San Diego. It has wonderful beaches,
cultural activities and fine restaurants. La Jolla is an exquisite combination of a southern European
resort atmosphere and Southern California fun. While La Jolla is known to be one of the most affluent
communities in the United States, it has a down to earth sense due to the beautiful natural scenery
and the helpfulness of its residents.
If you are traveling from the north, take Interstate 5 south and exit at La Jolla Village Drive
going westbound. Turn left at the intersection at Torrey Pines Road and
follow it to the intersection at La Jolla Shores Drive. If you are traveling from the south,
take Interstate 5 northbound and exit at Ardath Road. Turn right at the
intersection at La Jolla Shores Drive, then turn left at the intersection
at Avenida de la Playa. Turn right on Camino del Oro. There you will find a parking lot (350 capacity)
(8 disabled spaces)
at the foot of Calle Frescota next to the lifeguard tower. In summer, this lot fills
to capacity by mid-day. Limited street parking may be available.
La Jolla High School (9-12 grade)
Features an enrollment of 1648 students in grades 9-12 comprehensive public high school
located in La Jolla, CA. Part of the San Diego Unified
School District, LJHS is a school with a strong emphasis on academic achievement. Over 90% of the graduates continue their
education at universities and colleges, with a significant number attending Ivy League, out-of-state, and
University of California institutions.
750 Nautilus St.
La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone: (858) 454-3081
FAX: (858) 459-2188
Muirlands Middle School (6-8 grade)
Muirlands offers all students strong academic and extracurricular programs.
The school benefits from strong local community and steadily increasing
support from the parents of the Voluntary Ethnic Enrollment Plan (VEEP) students. The major strengths of the school
program are the students' ethnic diversity, a dedicated professional staff, school wide interdisciplinary
curriculum, strong foreign language and science programs, and outstanding Gifted and Talented Education
(GATE)/ Seminar programs. Block scheduling within grade-level interdisciplinary
teams provides ample opportunity for extended class sessions and flexible grouping of all students for major activities or projects.
1056 Nautilus Street
La Jolla (92037)
Torrey Pines Elementary (K-5)
Located in La Jolla, California, the school, which is part of the San Diego Unified
School District, serves approximately 400 students, has 20 teachers, and 12 other support personnel.
Joined by parent volunteers who commit time and energy to form a true partnership in educating our
8230 Cliffridge Avenue
La Jolla, Calif 92037
Phone: (858) 453-2323
Fax: (858) 452-6923
La Jolla Elementary
Part of San Diego Unified School District. The districtís
mission of raising student achievement is being achieved through providing a
rigorous curriculum to meet California state standards and intensive staff development for our
teachers. Efforts began
six years ago with the implementation of a literacy framework developed through the
districtís Institute for Learning, with a hope that students will become avid readers and writers and lifelong learners.
All classrooms have Internet access and have
multimedia computers, with continued efforts of integrating
technology into the daily curricular instruction.
1111 Marine Street
La Jolla, CA 92037-5131
Bird Rock Elementary School
The Bird Rock Elementary School community has a tradition of academic success because every parent, every child,
and every teacher is persistent in making progress. It is this persistence toward a common goal that marks their
Their excellent, caring staff and wonderful parents make this a truly special place.
5371 La Jolla Hermosa Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone: (858) 488-0537
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