L.A. charter high school buys private elementary school campus

April 9, 2013
Granada Hills pays $5.6 million for Pinecrest School in the nearby Northridge neighborhood.

Granada Hills Charter High School in Los Angeles has purchased the Pinecrest School campus in the Northridge neighborhood for $5.6 million. The Los Angeles Daily News says Pinecrest, a private school, will continue to operate an elementary school at the campus through 2014-15, when Granada Hills Charter will take control of the six-acre campus. Specific plans for the Northridge site have not been finalized; officials says it could be a ninth-grade campus, a middle school or an elementary school. Granada Hills has 4,300 students and a waiting list of at least 2,000 more.

About the Author

Mike Kennedy Blogger | Writer

Mike Kennedy has written for AS&U since 1999.

Sponsored Recommendations

Providing solutions that help creativity, collaboration, and communication.

Discover why we’re a one-stop shop for all things education. See how ODP Business Solutions can help empower your students, school, and district to succeed by supporting healthier...

Building Futures: Transforming K–12 Learning Environments for Tomorrow's Leaders

Discover how ODP Business Solutions® Workspace Interiors partnered with a pioneering school system, overcoming supply chain challenges to furnish 18 new K–12 campuses across 4...

How to design flexible learning spaces that teachers love and use

Unlock the potential of flexible learning spaces with expert guidance from school districts and educational furniture providers. Discover how to seamlessly integrate adaptive ...

Blurring the Lines in Education Design: K–12 to Higher Ed to Corporate America

Discover the seamless integration of educational and corporate design principles, shaping tomorrow's leaders from kindergarten to boardroom. Explore innovative classroom layouts...