Situated on the Santa Monica Bay and bordered by El Segundo to the north, Hermosa Beach to the south and Redondo Beach to the east, Manhattan Beach is just under 4 square miles and has a population of around 35,700 residents. The city is known for its stretch of beautiful beaches, surfing, beach volleyball, fine dining, specialty boutiques, and preferred locale for well-known professional athletes and entertainers.
The city is split by the main thoroughfare of Sepulveda Blvd. There are three sections – Manhattan Village; Manhattan Heights/Liberty Village; and Mira Costa – in East Manhattan Beach while the the Tree, Hill, and Sand Sections are west of Sepulveda. Of course, within each of these sections there are a number of interesting and unique neighborhoods offering a variety of lifestyle choices.
The school system is served by the Manhattan Beach Unified School District and provides students with five elementary schools; one middle school; and one high school. For those wanting to know overall school performance, test scores, student demographics, student staffing, and other hard facts within the district, or even at other schools and districts throughout California, there's all kinds of data at the California Dept. of Education website.
Manhattan Beach Property Info
Here's a snapshot of the residential property activity for October:
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Manhattan Beach Community News & Events
Information about what's happening in the city can be found through the local Chamber of Commerce and the city's calendar. Also, there are local print publications such as Easy Reader and The Beach Reporter, which are free and come out every Thursday. The daily subscription newspaper for the South Bay is The Daily Breeze. Visit their websites for up-to-the-minute information on all that's happening here in the South Bay.
Percentage change from latest quarter vs same time period previous year
Data compiled using 3rd quarter 2020 data vs. same period from 2019
|RATING*||SCHOOL NAME||GRADES||SCHOOL TYPE|
|5||Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary School||Preschool - 5th Grade||Public|
|N/A||Manhattan Beach Preschool||Preschool - Preschool||Public|
|4||Meadows Avenue Elementary School||Kindergarten - 5th Grade||Public|
|5||Grand View Elementary School||Kindergarten - 5th Grade||Public|
|5||Pacific Elementary School||Kindergarten - 5th Grade||Public|
|5||Manhattan Beach Middle School||6th Grade - 8th Grade||Public|
|5||Mira Costa High School||9th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|N/A||American Martyrs School||Kindergarten - 8th Grade||Catholic/Religious|
|N/A||Montessori School Of Manhattan Beach #2||Preschool - Kindergarten||Private/Charter|
|N/A||Creative Kids||Preschool - Preschool||Private/Charter|
|N/A||Manhattan Academy||Preschool - 5th Grade||Private/Charter|
|N/A||Montessori School Of Manhattan Beach||Preschool - 2Nd Grade||Private/Charter|
|N/A||Del Sol Preschool-Kindergarten||Preschool - 6th Grade||Private/Charter|
|N/A||Circle Of Love Preschool & Transitional Kindergarten||Preschool - Preschool||Private/Charter|
|N/A||Beach Cities Learning Center||6th Grade - 12th Grade||Private/Charter|
|N/A||Magic Rainbow Preschool||Preschool - Kindergarten||Private/Charter|
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