Hermosa Beach school district consists of two campuses, Hermosa View School (kindergarten through 2nd grade) and…More Hermosa Valley School (3rd through 8th grade). Both Hermosa View and Hermosa Valley have been awarded with California Distinguished School status as well as being named National Blue Ribbon Schools.
The Hermosa Beach City School District Board of Education is the elected body that governs the school district.…More Members serve four-year terms. The school board's actions set policy and give direction to the staff on instructional programs, financial decisions and collective bargaining. The school district, in turn, institutes the required policies and actions.
The school board meetings are on the second Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, but are subject to change. Meetings are also broadcast live on Channel 45 Time Warner Cable.
Members: Lisa Claypoole, Jack Burns, Carleen Beste, Ray Waters, Cathy McCurdy and superintendent Bruce Newlin.