The schools in the Palos Verdes Peninsula School District generally did very well in the State API student test scores released by the State on Thursday. All of the schools in the district scored in the top 10% of the state, except for Miraleste Intermediate school which ranked in the top 20%. The schools were also ranked against other schools with similar demographics. Elementary schools that ranked particularly high in this ranking were Lunada Bay Elementary, with a ranking of 9 ( from 1 to 10), up considerably from last year's ranking of 2, Silver Spur Elementary with a 9, and Cornerstone and Point Vicente elementary schools with an 8,
Both Palos Verdes and Ridgecrest Intermediate schools ranked very high against similar schools demographically, with Palos Verdes Intermediate scoring a 9 and Ridgecrest scoring an 8. Palos Verdes High as well as Peninsula High also both scored well compared to similar schools, with both schools scoring a 7, meaning they were in the top 30% of schools with similar demographics.