K.L. Carver Elementary School

Carver Ranked #1

After being awarded the CA Distinguished School Award for the third time in 2018, K. L. Carver Elementary School is again named the #1 Best Public Elementary School in the Greater Los Angeles Metro Area for the second year in a row!

Ranked with an overall A+ Grade by niche.com, Carver School is blessed with a smart and diligent staff, a very supportive community of families, and outstanding students who have access to rigorous academics, engaging enrichment programs, and visceral character education.

With 18% English Learners and 10% Students with Disabilities, K. L. Carver School continuously has over 90% of the students scoring above Met Standards in both ELA and Math on the state’s CAASPP assessments. Supported by its generous PTA and Enrichment Fund, all students have regular access to STEM, Art, and Music.

The school’s library attracts local dignitaries and authors from around the country to guest-read to students in the school’s signature Reading Tower. Many of the parents are highly successful professionals and philanthropists who share the school’s mission and vision. In a community that pays it forward, there is no shortage of excellent volunteers and retired educators who provide support to the classrooms and programs.

Carver School’s staff and teachers, many who live in the San Marino community, are dedicated in their calling as educators. A strong culture of caring and generosity is what defines Carver School. With a collaborative environment that fosters lifelong learning for students and staff, Carver School continues to strive towards its mission to inspire students to reach their highest potential and empower them to achieve their goals.