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



News and Upcoming Events


The 3rd Annual Carthay Science Fair and Environmental Expo is THIS SATURDAY! See the attached flyer for details!


Click here to see the webpage, but there is more info on the flyer!


Our annual Science Fair is Saturday, May 21!

Attached is a letter to parents from Principal Hall-Johnson.


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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. All students outside traditional boundaries applying for grades 1-5 must also complete an eChoices application and admission will be granted based on magnet points and availability. The eChoices application deadline was November 13, 2015. After the November deadline, students can apply to Carthay using the Space Available Application.


All Kindergarten students in the traditional boundaries are guaranteed admission. Kindergarten students outside traditional boundaries can apply if there is space available and they obtain a waiver from their home school. A full-day "Pre-K" class will also be offered to students in the traditional boundaries. Kindergarten and Pre-K applications will be available in spring 2016. 


Take a Tour of Carthay!

Our next tour is April 1 at 8:30am, starting in the Auditorium. 


Magnet tours for Carthay are in the Fall and Kindergarten tours are in in the Spring. The school will arrange for relaxed parking in the immediate neighborhood - you can park in permit-only areas near the school, and if you are given a ticket, bring the ticket to the Front Office. 

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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.