Elysian Heights Elementary School 1562 Baxter St, Los Angeles, CA90026 Elysian Heights Elementary School has been educating children since 1915. It teaches prekindergarten through sixth grade…More and is is a Title 1 Academic Achievement Award winner. In recent years the school launched a visual arts program with an emphasis on pottery, theater, dance and visual arts. The school has an organic garden as well as a computer lab. In the '50s the school adopted a gray-striped tabby cat called Room 8, who, although no longer living, remains a beloved character at the school today. The school has 16 teachers. Veronica Herrera Lynch is the principal.
Baxter Montessori School 2101 Echo Park Ave, Los Angeles, CA90026 Located in a brightly painted historic craftsman-style building across the street from Elysian Heights Elementary…More School, Baxter Montessori School follows the Montessori method of teaching young children. The method is based on the belief that children love work and learn through experience rather than a system of punishments and rewards. Since 1970, the Baxter Montessori has offered instruction in art, music, foreign language, outdoor play and gymnastics for pre-schoolers.