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Carthay School of Environmental Studies Magnet

The Carthay School of Environmental Studies Magnet combines the sciences and the humanities in an educational program centered on society and the environment, dedicated to creating ecologically responsible citizens of the world

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Contact Us

6351 West Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90048
tel: 323-935-8173
fax: 323-933-2698




News and Upcoming Events




Be sure to check out the awesome events at the Fairfax branch of the public library.  


Thursday, February 9th from 4:00-5:30pm (drop in)

Animation for Kids

Kids can use legos to make short animated films. This program is hosted by Steve and Kate's Camp. Free and open to kids and families.


Thursday, February 17th from 4:00pm (90 min)

Snack Attack: Cooking workshop for kids

Ages 6-11 (Must be at least 6 years old to participate)

Tahini cookies

*Advance sign up REQUIRED. Please email carthayPTA@gmail.com with your child's name and age and we will confirm with you that there is a spot.


Thursday, February 23rd at 4:00pm (approx. 60 - 90 min)

STEAM program: Silly Putty (We will make it together and kids can take some home)

Ages 5 - 11

*Advance sign up REQUIRED. Please email carthayPTA@gmail.com with your child's name and age and we will confirm with you that there is a spot.


STAR readers:

Come hear a story!
Mondays @ 3:00pm and 6:30pm

Wednesday from 3:00 - 5:00pm


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Apply To Carthay!

Students who reside within traditional Carthay boundaries may enroll at any time, and can fulfill the application process by completing an eChoices application for grades 1-5. Students outside the traditional boundaries can also use eChoices to apply for grades 1-5. 

Kindergarten students in the traditional boundaries are guaranteed admission and can enroll in the front office. Kindergarten students outside the traditional boundaries can apply if space is available and they obtain a waiver from their home school.

See the Apply to Carthay page for more information. 

Take a Tour of Carthay!

Magnet tours for Carthay are in the Fall and Kindergarten tours are in the Spring. The school will arrange for "relaxed parking" in the immediate neighborhood - you can park in permit-only areas near the school.

Click here to sign up for future tour information.

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Carthay in the News

Carthay has been featured on  NPR, in the Huffington Post, on CNN and in the Larchmont Buzz. Check out more of our press.