Education in La Crescenta & Montrose
La Crescenta and Montrose's students are served by the schools of the Glendale Unified School District, which is made up of seven elementary schools, one middle school, and two high schools. Each school within the district has received either the Blue Ribbon School award or has been recognized as a California Distinguished School. Independent study and private schools are also available for students as well.
When it comes to higher education, students have quite a selection of colleges to choose from, including Glendale Community College, Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, Pasadena City College, California Institute of Technology, and Los Angeles City College, to name a few.
Points of Historical Significance
La Crescenta and Montrose are home to several points of historical interest. Whether you are a history buff or would like to learn more about the communities you will be calling 'home,' these areas of interests are great places to start. Start out by visiting the Le Mesnager Barn, which will be restored and turned into a history center and nature by the City of Glendale. Two American ashrams are located in La Crescenta, both which were founded by Indian mystic and poet Swami Paramanada. Another area of interest is the Sparr Heights Community Center, now a community hall and senior center. La Crescenta is also the home of the Old School Bell, the community's first bell that rang students from across the valley in 1890. Today, the bell is rung once a year to congratulate graduating students. The bell can be found in front of La Crescenta Elementary School.
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