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Vistamar Today

Overview

Founded: 2005
Type of School: Coed college preparatory day school
Grades: 9-12
Faculty: 80% hold advanced degrees, including 8 Ph.D.s.
Student: Faculty Ratio: 7:1
Average Class Size: 14
Approximate Enrollment: 240
Location: 737 Hawaii Street, El Segundo CA (Vistamar is located at the intersection of four cities: Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Hawthorne and El Segundo)

Athletics

22 sports teams including:
Baseball*
Basketball*
Cross-country*
Fencing
Flag football
Golf*
Soccer*
Swimming*
Track*
Volleyball*

*CIF Interscholastic teams

Student Leadership

Honor Council
Student Events and Activities Council
VistaCrew
Vistamar Ambassadors
Affinity and alliance groups

Cross country team shot

Student Clubs

Approximately 30

Curriculum Features

Vistamar draws from education best practices worldwide to create a rigorous and innovative curriculum with a global perspective. Our curriculum fosters: critical thinking, collaborative and independent problem solving, self-reflection and leadership, advanced writing, language and technological fluency.


Some specific program features include:

  • Modular science curriculum

  • Integrated mathematics curriculum (VistaMath)

  • Mandarin or Spanish language proficiency requirement

  • Senior capstone project

  • Four year Life planning/College planning process

  • 18 College Board advanced placement courses/10 Honors courses

Recent Demographic Profile

Our students come from 60 different zip codes.
African American - 11%
Asian American - 10%
Caucasian - 46%
Latino/Hispanic American - 11%
Multi-racial - 14%
International - 4%
Other - 4%

Accreditation and Membership

Finances

Tuition (2023-2024): $47,514
Moderated Tuition: approximately 33% of Vistamar’s families participate in our Moderated Tuition program

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