Palisades Charter High School in Los Angeles, CA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    2,893
  • Type
    Public, Charter, Magnet, Coed
  • Reviews
    448 3.8
  • Ranking

Palisades Charter High School is a public, charter, magnet, coed 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 448 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.8 from 448 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: While I personally have little experience with the extracurricular activities, the school does offer enough variety for most people to find something their interested in participating.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Overall Experience: Some students had parents who were either very demanding, while others had parents who were very lax in their methods, but in my opinion, many of the students' parents fell somewhere in the middle.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Teachers: The teachers at Palisades Charter High School do care about what their students learn in class and if they're engaged, for the most part.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: Programs at Paliare very engaging and fun. Some join just to put something on their college application but others join to meet new people or fulfill a dream.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Parents at Pali want to see their children succeed. The staff walk the parennts through what they have to do in order to make this so and the parents provide with their encouragement.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
3.33 Palisades Charter Elementary School Public, Charter, Coed
Village School Private, Coed
Seven Arrows Elementary School Private, Coed
Corpus Christi Elementary School Private, Religious, Coed
St. Matthew's Parish School Private, Religious, Coed
3.33 Marquez Charter School Public, Charter, Coed
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4.00 Roosevelt Elementary School Public, Coed
3.00 Paul Revere Middle School Public, Charter, Magnet, Coed
3.00 St. Monica Catholic High School Private, Religious, Coed
St. Monica Catholic Elementary School Private, Religious, Coed
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Garden of Angels School Private, Alternative, Coed
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3.33 Kenter Canyon Elementary School Public, Charter, Coed
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4.00 McKinley Elementary School Public, Coed
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4.33 Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences Private, Coed
4.00 Lighthouse Christian Academy Private, Religious, Coed
4.33 Archer School for Girls Private, All-Girls
3.66 Santa Monica Alternative (K-8) Public, Alternative, Coed
3.66 John Muir Elementary School Public, Coed
4.33 Brentwood School Private, Coed
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4.00 Will Rogers Elementary School Public, Coed
2.33 Brockton Avenue Elementary School Public, Coed
3.66 John Adams Middle School Public, Coed
3.33 Arete Preparatory Academy Private, Coed
4.00 Edison Elementary School Public, Coed
4.00 New Roads School Private, Coed
3.66 University High School Public, Magnet, Coed
4.00 Grant Elementary School Public, Coed
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2.66 Grand View Boulevard Elementary School Public, Coed
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Adat Shalom Private, Religious, Coed
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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

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

Gender

Gender
Female 48%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

Palisades Charter High School United States California Beverly Hills High School Santa Monica High School Taft Charter High School University High School Venice Senior High School
White 51.0% 51.0% 24.8% 72.0% 41.0% 41.0% 9.0% 13.0%
Hispanic 23.0% 25.0% 53.3% 6.0% 36.0% 33.0% 58.0% 66.0%
African American 14.0% 15.0% 6.1% 5.0% 9.0% 12.0% 21.0% 10.0%
Asian 8.0% 4.8% 11.3% 14.0% 8.0% 10.0% 9.0% 7.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.5% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 3.3% 0% 4.0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
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 58 responses

  • 78% Yes
  • 21% Not sure.
  • 2% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 57 responses

  • 26% The closeness to nature and the ocean.
  • 15% Great environment
  • 12% You get a good quality of education
  • 9% Spirited
  • 9% Easy to make friends
  • 6% Good teachers like Ms. Ramzi and Mr. King
  • 6% Opportunity to meet different kinds of people
  • 5% All of the above and Mr.Lee
  • 5% Music at lunch
  • 2% Ms. Saiza is amazing!!
  • 2% Volleyball program
  • 1% Cross country
  • 1% Mr Steil hands down is one of the most involved
  • 1% Nancy Fracchiolla, the one and only Drama teacher

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 54 responses

  • 35% People from all over LA
  • 30% Great campus and people.
  • 19% All of the above
  • 11% Large campus
  • 6% Good/ Funny memories

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 53 responses

  • 58% Diverse
  • 17% Beautiful.
  • 15% 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 52 responses

  • 17% I love everything about this school.
  • 71% 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.