Los Alamitos is home to many excellent schools that are sure to suit every educational need your family may have. The community is dedicated to providing a safe and encouraging environment for all students to learn and grow in.
The Los Alamitos Unified School District serves students living in Los Alamitos, Rossmoor, Seal Beach, Surfside, as well as areas of Cypress and Long Beach and is comprised of six elementary schools, two middle schools, one comprehensive high school and one continuation high school. Los Alamitos schools offer a caring, respectful, and encouraging environment for all students to reach their maximum potential. They believe in promoting high student achievement and integrity, as well as working together to improve the academic performance of all students by reacting to their individual learning needs. Thanks to their high standards or achievement, Los Alamitos Unified School District is home to many schools honored as California Distinguished Schools and National Blue Ribbon Schools.
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Montessori Greenhouse School (PK-6)
Established in 1970, Montessori Greenhouse is a privately owned school that is dedicated to the holistic nurturing of children through the Montessori approach to education. The school offers two locations in Garden Grove and Lost Alamitos and serves more than 270 children. Montessori Greenhouse is an American Montessori Society Affiliate that works to educate students to think for themselves and help them become they best they can be. The school also offers a gifted program for every child between the age of 18 months and sixth grades, with day care available from 7 to 6. For more information, please visit them on the web at: http://www.montessorigreenhouse.com.
St. Hedwig Catholic School (K-8)
St. Hedwig School is dedicated to developing the whole child by supporting the academic, spiritual, social, emotional and physical growth of each student. Offering a home away from home setting, the teachers, staff, parents and parish surround students with love and care they need to blossom throughout the years. To find out more about St. Hedwig School, please visit them on the web at: http://www.sainthedwigparish.org/parishschool/index.html.
Cypress College (within 5 miles)
Cypress College offers a variety of course and programs to students looking to meet their educational needs, whether they are working towards an Associates of Arts or Associate of Science degree, or an occupational certificate. There are also a variety of academic and vocational programs available. Cypress College also offers a number of student services including counseling, tutoring, financial aid, health services, and study skill classes to name a few to help students succeed, as well as extracurricular activities including special interest clubs, athletics, fine arts productions, and student government activities. For more information, please visit them on the web at: http://www.cypresscollege.edu.
Long Beach City College (within 5 miles)
The dedicated faculty and staff of Long Beach City College are dedicated to providing students with an excellent educational experience in a student-centered environment. Helping students to transfer to universities, complete a certificate in a career field, obtain an AA degree, improve their skills or enjoy learning a new subject, Long Beach City College has many opportunities available for people of all ages. Long Beach City College also offers tremendous student resources, leadership opportunities and rich history. To learn more, please visit them at: http://www.lbcc.edu.
California State University Long Beach (within 10 miles)
This diverse, student-centered, pubic university is committed to providing undergraduate and graduate educational opportunities. California State University is well known for its superior teaching, research, creative activity, and service for the people of California and around the world. California State University Long Beach envisions changing lives by expanding educational opportunities, championing creativity, and preparing leaders for a changing world. Find out more by visiting them at: http://www.csulb.edu.
Golden West College (within 10 miles)
Founded in 1965, Golden West College is apart of the California Community College system and is located in Huntington Beach. The College serves 13,000 students on 120 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds. This two year college offers associate degrees in most subjects, a strong university transfer program, and a variety of short-term vocational (Certificate) options in over 60 major areas. With a multicultural environment, a safe and secure location, an active student body, and a newly developed honors program, the college is highly regarded for its academic quality and innovation. Please click on the following link to learn more about Golden West College: http://www.goldenwestcollege.edu.
Bethesda Christian University (within 10 miles)
The Bethesda Christian University (BCU) was founded in 1976 in California to raise leaders who have a firm Christian foundation and vision for world missions. The excellent faculty and staff of BCU help students to become the best that they can be using a curriculum that combines intellect, musical talent, and Christianity. Bethesda Christian University is now accredited by the BPPVE (a division of the California Department of Education), the ABHE (the Association for Biblical Higher Education, an association of theological schools), and TRACS (the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools, also an association of Christian schools); these groups are affiliated with the U.S. Department of Education and the CHEA (the Council for Higher Education Accreditation). This means that graduates of BCU can enter any graduate school in the world. The school takes great pride in its music department and the many outstanding musicians it produces each year. For more information, please click the following link. http://www.bcu.edu/english/portal.php
Cerritos College (within 10 miles)
Cerritos College serves over 1,200 students per year from an area of 52 square miles in southeastern Los Angeles County. The College offers degrees and certificates in 87 areas of study in nine divisions. Cerritos College was founded in 1955 and is a public comprehensive community college that is committed to helping every student succeed. To learn more about the Cerritos College, please visit them on the web at: http://www.cerritos.edu.