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Sherman Oaks

Sherman Oaks is a San Fernando Valley neighborhood that’s popular with families seeking suburban comforts. Bordered by busy freeways, it features a pair of slick shopping malls, including the open-air Sherman Oaks Galleria. On Ventura Boulevard, the area’s main commercial strip, gastropubs, wine bars and bright brunch cafes mix it up with old-school Mexican and burger joints.

The neighborhood includes a portion of the Santa Monica Mountains, which gives Sherman Oaks a lower population density than some other areas in Los Angeles.

A partner of the Los Angeles Suburban Homes Company, Gen. Moses Hazeltine Sherman, developed Sherman Oaks. The company had subdivided 1,000 acres (400 ha) of land that would become Sherman Oaks. In 1927, each acre was sold for $780.[1] Sherman's other major venture was the Los Angeles Pacific Railroad.

In 1991, a group of homeowners living in the Chandler Estates area successfully petitioned former Los Angeles City Councilmember Zev Yaroslavsky to re-draw the boundaries of Sherman Oaks from Magnolia to Burbank Blvd to the north, and from Coldwater Canyon to Van Nuys Blvd to the west, with the goal of including their neighborhood. This request was nothing new to the San Fernando Valley; other neighborhoods had either sought to change their names, or sought to attach themselves onto more affluent neighborhoods.[2] Residents in the area argued, however, that the area was originally part of Sherman Oaks, but was labeled Van Nuys instead through the creation of ZIP codes in 1962; a resident produced a property deed to buttress the case.

Just a few weeks after the Chandler Estates area successfully seceded from Van Nuys, Magnolia Woods, a 45 block area bordered by Van Nuys Boulevard on the east and the San Diego Freeway on the west, and between Burbank and Magnolia Boulevards, also successfully petitioned Los Angeles City council member Marvin Braude to secede from Van Nuys and join Sherman Oaks. Petitioners in the area argued that their neighborhood was also part of Sherman Oaks, though they were only able to produce 22 deeds showing so. As a result of this change, Van Nuys Middle School became separated from its namesake neighborhood.

 

Finally, in 2009, the Los Angeles City council voted to redraw neighborhood boundaries again to allow an area of about 1,800 homes in Van Nuys to be included.

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Los Angeles is home to literally thousands of public, charter and private schools. One of the great benefits of having so many schools to choose from is being able to find a school that truly suits your child and your family – whatever your specific needs are. Since different children flourish via different teaching styles, one of Los Angeles’ huge pluses is such a diverse array of schools that celebrate all children. On this page, you will find information on LA’s top-rated public and private schools, complete with ratings/measurements in terms of specifics, including academic performance and equity.

Whether choosing a public, charter or private school, you are sure to find a wide range of options for your beloved child in Los Angeles. And, as the proud father of two amazing children, I am very grateful about this.

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8/10
St. Francis De Sales
Grades: PK,TK,KG,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8
Distance: 0.36 mi
8/10
Notre Dame High School
Grades: 9,10,11,12
Distance: 0.36 mi
8/10
Buckley School, The
Grades: KG,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12
Distance: 0.36 mi
8/10
C. And E. Merdinian Armenian Evangelical School
Grades: PK,TK,KG,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8
Distance: 0.36 mi
8/10
Temple B'nai Hayim Chldrns Center
Grades: PK,KG
Distance: 0.5 mi
8/10
Temple B'nai Hayim Children's Center
Grades: PK,KG
Distance: 0.5 mi
8/10
Woodcrest Preschool
Grades: PK,KG,1,2,3,4,5
Distance: 0.64 mi
7/10
Sherman Oaks Elementary Charter School
Grades: KG,1,2,3,4,5
Distance: 0.9 mi
8/10
Dixie Canyon Community Charter School
Grades: KG,1,2,3,4,5
Distance: 0.9 mi
8/10
Sherman Oaks Luth Chldrn's Center
Grades: PK,KG
Distance: 0.99 mi
8/10
Emek Hebrew Academyteichman Family Torah Center
Grades: KG,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8
Distance: 1.1 mi
6/10
Robert A. Millikan Middle School
Grades: 6,7,8
Distance: 1.15 mi
7/10
Chandler Elementary
Grades: KG,1,2,3,4,5
Distance: 1.17 mi
6/10
Riverside Drive Charter Elementary School
Grades: KG,1,2,3,4,5
Distance: 1.41 mi
3/10
High Tech LA Middle
Grades: 6,7,8
Distance: 1.51 mi
2/10
Van Nuys Middle School
Grades: 6,7,8
Distance: 1.52 mi
9/10
Kester Avenue Elementary School
Grades: KG,1,2,3,4,5
Distance: 1.65 mi
8/10
Harvard-Westlake School
Grades: 10,11,12
Distance: 1.7 mi
8/10
Academy for Arts & Education
Grades: 9,10,11,12
Distance: 1.78 mi
5/10
Ivy Bound Academy Of Math, Science, And Technology Charter Middle
Grades: 5,6,7,8
Distance: 1.83 mi
8/10
Sunnyside Preschool
Grades: KG
Distance: 1.83 mi
8/10
Abc Little School-Sherman Oaks
Grades: KG,1
Distance: 1.87 mi
8/10
Village Glen
Grades: KG,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12
Distance: 1.93 mi
8/10
Bridgeport
Grades: KG,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12
Distance: 1.93 mi
8/10
Village Glen School-Sherman Oaks
Grades: KG,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12
Distance: 1.93 mi

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