Santa Monica

    The metropolitan of Santa Monica is recognized
    as one of the prominent environmentally friendly municipalities all over the US
    . it is bordered on three attributes by the city of Los Angeles — Pacific
    Palisades
    on the northwest , Brentwood on the north , West Los Angeles on the
    northeast , Mar Vista on the east , and Venice on the southeast. 

    It is the home to executives and Hollywood stars amongst others which is a
    combination of successful , single-family regions , renters , surfers , young executives
    , and students . The Census Bureau 2010 inhabitants for Santa Monica is 89 ,736
    . Santa Monica is named after Saint Monica of Hippo while the neighborhood wherein
    the city is now situated was initially visited by Spaniards on her feast day . 
    Mainly a result of its agreeable climatic condition , Santa Monica had developed
    a famous vacation spot town by the early 20th century . The city has encountered
    a growth since the late 1980s through the revitalization of its city center
    with major employment progress and improved tourism .

    Cityscape




    Environment

    A range of each of the of the city’s public works equipment are powered by environmentally friendly energy , which makes it among the largest such fleets in the economy . All government establishments use alternative energy . Over the past 15 years , the city has reduced greenhouse gas by-products by approximately 10% . City authorities and citizens make the regular maintenance of the Santa Monica Bay a top priority – an urban runoff capability catches 3 .5 million US gallons of water weekly that would otherwise flow into the bay . Additional environmental characteristics contain miles of beaches , widespread curbside recycling , farmers’ markets , community gardens , and the city’s bus scheme . 

    Education

    Elementary and secondary schools

    The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District caters
    public education at the elementary and secondary levels. In addition to the
    conventional model of early education school houses, SMASH (Santa Monica
    Alternative School House) is “a K-8 public school of choice with team
    teachers and multi-aged classrooms.”

    Elementary schools

    The district maintains 8 public elementary schools:

    Edison Language Academy, Franklin Elementary School, Grant Elementary SchoolJohn Muir Elementary School, McKinley Elementary School, Roosevelt Elementary School & Will Rogers Learning Community

    Middle schools

    The district maintains 2 public middle schools:

    John Adams Middle School and, Lincoln Middle School

    High schools

    The district maintains 2 high school:

    Olympic High School and, Santa Monica High School.

    Private schools

    Private schools in the city include:

    Carlthorp School, Santa Monica Montessori School, Crossroads School, Saint Monica Catholic 

    Elementary School

    Concord High School, Pacifica Christian High, St. Anne Catholic School, Saint Monica Catholic High School & New Roads School

    Post-secondary

    Santa Monica College is a junior college originally
    founded in 1929. Many SMC graduates transfer to the University of California
    system. It occupies 14 hectares and enrolls 30,000 students annually.

    The Frederick S. Pardee RAND Graduate School, associated
    with the RAND Corporation, is the U.S.’s largest producer of public policy
    PhDs.

    The Art Institute of California — Los Angeles is also
    located in Santa Monica near the Santa Monica Airport. L.A. Leadership College,
    an online institution, for underprivileged young adults, is located in Santa Monica.

    Universities and colleges within a 22-mile (35 km) radius
    includes: Santa Monica College, Loyola Marymount University, Mount St. Mary’s
    College, Pepperdine University, California State University, Northridge,
    California State University, Los Angeles, UCLA, USC, West Los Angeles College,
    California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Los Angeles City College, Los
    Angeles Southwest College, and Los Angeles Valley College.