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Peninsula Heritage At-A-Glance

View of front of PHS campus

Our School

  • Established in 1961
  • Non-profit
  • Independent School
  • Kindergarten - 8th Grade
  • We have a school bus that provides transportation between PHS and the Beach Cities

Member Of

National Association of Independent Schools
National Business Officers Association
Educational Records Bureau
Independent School Management
Los Angeles Independent Schools
SoCal People of Color in Independent Schools
Palos Verdes Peninsula Chamber of Commerce

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  • Average class size of 14 students
  • One teacher and one teacher associate in each classroom
  • Student to teacher ratio is 7:1
  • Coding, Spanish, Music, Art, and Physical Education taught in each grade
  • Math Enrichment is offered in each grade
  • 12 electives offered in Middle School

Accredited By

California Association of Independent Schools
Western Association of Schools and Colleges

view of our campus


  • California Ranch Style buildings in a park-like setting where every classroom opens directly to the outdoors.
  • Middle School Campus across the street from our Elementary School
  • 3 acres of campus
  • 15-minute drive to the beautiful beaches on the California coastline

  • Our students enjoy seeing horseback riders on the trails directly adjacent to our campus.