Peninsula Heritage School is nestled on a spacious three-acre campus on the beautiful Palos Verdes Peninsula, which borders the Pacific Ocean south of Los Angeles.
Our California ranch style buildings provide an idyllic setting for children to enjoy a safe, individual-centered learning community that allows for a memorable childhood.
Our students are immersed through academics and the arts in small classes and full days, with exceptional teachers who are passionate about educating children.
As you walk our lovely campus, you will discover a warm and loving school where children and adults are honored and esteemed.
At PHS we embrace diversity in both learning styles and backgrounds.
Every student at Peninsula Heritage has the opportunity to reach his/her potential while maintaining a sense of individuality.
We achieve this through our small class sizes, our specialty teachers, and our enrichment programs for advanced learners.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 125 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1961
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
125 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Peninsula Heritage School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
15 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
15%
Admissions Director
Pedro Jimenez

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
After School Art Programs, After School Team Sports, Chess Club, Choir, Kids Club, Music Lessons, Student Council

School Notes

  • HISTORY Established in 1961 The school's founders began with the concept of opening a school that would support the dignity and worth of each individual. They selected the beautiful, country-like location at Palos Verdes Drive North and Rolling Hills Road in the City of Rolling Hills Estates, CA.  A distinctive characteristic of the School has been its loving and positive environment. Visitors to our campus frequently remark, "These students are so happy - and their teachers are too!" Peninsula Heritage School emphasizes the development of the whole child and of ethical character. It promotes acceptance and appreciation of diversity and provides a strong academic program that assesses and supports the individual needs of each child.
Profile last updated: 07/20/2021

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
BEST DISTANCE LEARNING! We are so thankful that our son is at Peninsula Heritage School during these uncertain times. His education has not been compromised whatsoever, and his full school day has provided much needed routine and consistency. His 4th grade teachers are beyond caring and are attentive to his social/emotional needs as well. Thank you, PHS!
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5  
After having a child at the local public school for several years, and visiting every private school in the area, I chose Peninsula Heritage for both my children and have never looked back. There is no school that I know of that offers all that PHS does: a top notch academic program that is individualized for each child, a creative and innovative P.E. program, spectacular science, computer, library and performing arts programs, and a warm, nurturing and dedicated principal and staff. When you walk on that campus, you and your children will never want to leave!
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 125 students
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Los Angeles County, CA is $14,477 for elementary schools and $19,513 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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