Palisades Charter High School in Los Angeles, CA - Niche

Niche Grade
  • Grades
  • Students
  • Type
    Public, Charter, Magnet
  • Reviews
    438 3.8
  • Ranking

Palisades Charter High School is a public, charter, magnet school in Los Angeles, California. It has 2,893 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 80% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 438 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

15777 Bowdoin St
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
(310) 230-6623

Ratings and Reviews
3.8 from 438 reviews
Take our parent or student survey to add your review.

    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: Track and XC team are amazing and numerous clubs.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: There are some who truly care while others don't.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: There are numerous extracurricular opportunities and sports. Many of our sports teams are ranked number 1 in the city.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Although some of my friends cannot wait to get out of high school, I want to stay because I believe my school is like home.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: Of course there are good and bad teachers, but I have had the pleasure of having most of the good ones who love what they teach and have a passion for teaching. On the other hand, there are teachers who do not teach and barely make it by.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
3.33 Palisades Charter Elementary School Public, Charter
Village School Private
Seven Arrows Elementary School Private
Corpus Christi Elementary School Private, Religious
St. Matthew's Parish School Private, Religious
3.33 Marquez Charter School Public, Charter
Calvary Christian School Private, Religious, Coed
Westside Waldorf School Private, Alternative
3.33 Canyon Charter School Public, Charter
Carlthorp School Private
4.00 Roosevelt Elementary School Public
3.00 Paul Revere Middle School Public, Charter, Magnet
3.00 St. Monica Catholic High School Private, Religious
St. Monica Catholic Elementary School Private, Religious
Delphi Academy of Santa Monica Private
4.00 Lincoln Middle School Public
Garden of Angels School Private, Alternative
4.00 Franklin Elementary School Public
3.66 Pacifica Christian High School Private, Religious
3.33 Kenter Canyon Elementary School Public, Charter
Light House School Private, Religious
Pluralistic School One Elementary School (P.S. 1) Private
4.00 McKinley Elementary School Public
Santa Monica Montessori School Private, Montessori
4.00 Santa Monica High School Public
2.66 Brentwood Science Magnet Public, Magnet, Alternative
St. Anne School Private, Religious
St. Martin of Tours Elementary School Private, Religious
4.33 Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences Private
4.00 Lighthouse Christian Academy Private, Religious
4.33 Archer School for Girls Private, All-Girls
3.66 Santa Monica Alternative (K-8) Public, Alternative
3.66 John Muir Elementary School Public
4.33 Brentwood School Private
Olympic High School Public, Alternative
4.00 Will Rogers Elementary School Public
2.33 Brockton Avenue Elementary School Public
3.66 John Adams Middle School Public
3.33 Arete Preparatory Academy Private
4.00 Edison Elementary School Public
4.00 New Roads School Private
3.66 University High School Public, Magnet
4.00 Grant Elementary School Public
St. Sebastian School Private, Religious
3.33 Community Magnet Charter Elementary School Public, Charter, Magnet
3.00 Westminster Avenue Elementary School Public, Magnet
The John Thomas Dye School Private
3.33 Westview School Private, Special Education
4.00 Wildwood School Private
2.00 Animo Venice Charter High School Public, Charter
2.66 Animo Westside Charter Middle School Public, Charter
3.00 Nora Sterry Elementary School Public
3.00 Broadway Elementary School Public
3.33 Topanga Elementary Charter School Public, Charter
New Horizon School - Westside Private, Religious
3.66 Fusion Academy - Los Angeles Private, Alternative
2.66 Walgrove Avenue Elementary School Public
First Lutheran School Private, Religious
4.33 Marymount High School Private, Religious, All-Girls
2.33 Westside Global Awareness Magnet Public, Magnet, Alternative
2.66 Richland Avenue Elementary School Public
St. Paul the Apostle School Private, Religious
St. Mark Elementary School Private, Religious
Westland School Private
3.33 Coeur d'Alene Avenue Elementary School Public
The Mirman School Private
2.33 Ralph Waldo Emerson Middle School Public
2.33 Mark Twain Middle School Public, Magnet
4.00 Milken Community High School Private, Religious
Berkeley Hall School Private
3.00 Beethoven Street Elementary School Public
Middle School of Milken Community High School Private, Religious
2.33 Daniel Webster Middle School Public
Magnolia Science Academy 4 Public, Charter
Curtis School Foundation Private
3.33 Roscomare Road Elementary School Public
3.00 Venice Senior High School Public, Magnet
3.33 Warner Avenue Elementary School Public
3.33 Fairburn Avenue Elementary School Public
3.33 Westwood Charter School Public, Charter
3.00 Mar Vista Elementary School Public
Phoenix Continuation Public, Alternative
Stephen S. Wise Temple Elementary School Private, Religious
Sinai Akiba Academy Private, Religious
3.33 Clover Avenue Elementary School Public
4.33 Windward School Private
3.33 Lanai Road Elementary School Public
James J. McBride Special Education Center Public
3.33 Overland Avenue Elementary School Public
2.66 Grand View Boulevard Elementary School Public
Redeemer Baptist Elementary School Private, Religious
Adat Shalom Private, Religious
4.00 Wildwood School Private, Alternative
St. Timothy School Private, Religious
3.66 Notre Dame Academy Girls High School Private, Religious, All-Girls
Notre Dame Academy Elementary School Private, Religious
2.66 Short Avenue Elementary School Public
2.66 Charnock Road Elementary School Public
3.00 Nestle Avenue Charter School Public, Charter
Village Glen West Private, Special Education

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.00 Santa Monica High School 4 mi. 2,957
3.66 University High School 4 mi. 1,804
3.00 Venice Senior High School 6 mi. 2,139
4.33 Beverly Hills High School 7 mi. 1,705
3.00 Taft Charter High School 9 mi. 2,385

Around Palisades Charter High School

We do our best to keep our list of schools and districts, along with their attendance zone boundaries up-to-date and complete, but it isn't perfect. You should always check with the relevant school/district regarding school options, boundaries, and other eligibility requirements.

Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 48%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

Palisades Charter High School United States Beverly Hills High School Santa Monica High School Taft Charter High School University High School Venice Senior High School
White 51.0% 51.0% 72.0% 41.0% 41.0% 9.0% 13.0%
Hispanic 23.0% 25.0% 6.0% 36.0% 33.0% 58.0% 66.0%
African American 14.0% 15.0% 5.0% 9.0% 12.0% 21.0% 10.0%
Asian 8.0% 4.8% 14.0% 8.0% 10.0% 9.0% 7.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 0% 4.0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 28.9%
Grade 10 26.9%
Grade 11 23.7%
Grade 12 20.5%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 54 responses

  • 78% Yes
  • 20% Not sure.
  • 2% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 54 responses

  • 26% The closeness to nature and the ocean.
  • 16% Great environment
  • 12% You get a good quality of education
  • 9% Spirited
  • 9% Easy to make friends
  • 7% Good teachers like Ms. Ramzi and Mr. King
  • 6% Opportunity to meet different kinds of people
  • 5% Music at lunch
  • 5% All of the above and Mr.Lee
  • 2% Ms. Saiza is amazing!!
  • 2% Volleyball program
  • 1% Cross country
  • 1% Mr Steil hands down is one of the most involved

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 41 responses

  • 35% Bad math department
  • 14% Bad School Food
  • 12% Administrators
  • 11% Expensive school food
  • 8% Un-spirited
  • 5% Tardy Sweeps
  • 4% Dr Magee
  • 4% Students and drug problem or bullying
  • 4% Small campus for a LOT of people
  • 1% Racism

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 51 responses

  • 35% People from all over LA
  • 29% Great campus and people.
  • 18% All of the above
  • 12% Large campus
  • 6% Good/ Funny memories

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 51 responses

  • 59% Diverse
  • 16% Beautiful.
  • 16% Well-intentioned
  • 6% Monotonous
  • 2% Helpful
  • 2% Excellent

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 39 responses

  • 46% Get involved
  • 23% Learn time management skills & get involved!
  • 13% Don't fail math
  • 10% Dedicate your time to school
  • 5% Don't come with high expectations; pails great tho
  • 3% Be very familiar with your learning style

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 49 responses

  • 18% I love everything about this school.
  • 69% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 12% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.