Public Schools in Santa Fe Springs, California

Find Santa Fe Springs, California public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools. Public schools provide information on tuition, school rankings, school enrollment, education, curriculum, classes, records, and teacher-student ratios.

There are 5 Public Schools in Santa Fe Springs, California, serving a population of 17,669 people in an area of 9 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 3,533 people, and 1 Public School per 1 square miles.

In California, Santa Fe Springs is ranked 678th of 1798 cities in Public Schools per capita, and 655th in Public Schools per square mile.

Jersey Avenue Elementary School 9400 Jersey Avenue Santa Fe Springs, CA

Lake Center Middle School 10503 Pioneer Boulevard Santa Fe Springs, CA

Lakeview Elementary School 11500 Joslin Street Santa Fe Springs, CA

Rancho Santa Gertrudes Elementary School 11233 Charlesworth Road Santa Fe Springs, CA

Santa Fe High School 10400 Orr and Day Road Santa Fe Springs, CA

About Santa Fe Springs Public Schools

Santa Fe Springs Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Santa Fe Springs, CA. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including California, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

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Santa Fe Springs School District

Santa Fe Springs Public Schools operate within school districts which are separate entities responsible for administering Public Schools. Santa Fe Springs school districts are led by boards or commissions who set policy for the district and appoint a Superintendent of Schools. Board and commission members may be elected by voters within the district, or in some cases may be appointed by the legislative body that serves the Los Angeles County district. While the California State impose frameworks and some minimum requirements for length of school year, teacher qualifications, curriculum and other elements of public education, the Santa Fe Springs school district has significant latitude within these frameworks and the authority to manage the day-to-day operation of Public Schools.

Types of Santa Fe Springs Public Schools

Santa Fe Springs Public Schools are largely organized into three groups, each serving different grade levels. Santa Fe Springs Elementary Schools typically serve students from Pre-K, Kindergarten or Grade 1 through Grade 5 or Grade 6. While all Public School districts begin Primary School by Grade 1, not all offer Kindergarten or Pre-K grades. Santa Fe Springs Middle Schools cover Grades 6 or 7 through Grade 8. Santa Fe Springs High Schools covers Grades 9 through 12. In small school districts, all grades may be served in one school. The completion of Grade 12 is generally considered to indicate student readiness for post-secondary education.

Specialized Public Schools in Santa Fe Springs

Many Public School districts offer alternatives to traditional Public School structures, including Charter Schools and Magnet Schools. Santa Fe Springs Charter Schools are Public Schools initiated by a parent or community group or organization to serve a special population or to provide special curricula or instructional practices. They are formed by a special charter or agreement with the school district that grants them additional flexibility in how they operate. Santa Fe Springs Magnet Schools are Public Schools that offer a specialized theme or subject emphasis, such as science and technology, international and cultural studies, or the arts.