Located in the north-central part of Los Angeles’ Westside, Westwood is bordered by Brentwood on the west and Beverly Hills on the east. The area includes a mix of single-family homes and apartments, and is largely populated by college students and young professionals. The sprawling UCLA campus takes up 419 acres of the neighborhood and borders the downtown part of Westwood, which is often referred to as Westwood Village. Westwood also includes the exclusive neighborhood of Little Holmby, and the luxurious high-rise residential section of Wilshire Boulevard, known as Millionaire’s Mile.

Residents are zoned to Los Angeles Unified School District schools. Below is a list of public schools in Westwood with the highest API scores (the base score for L.A. County is 800).

Warner Ave Elementary (K-5)
615 Holmby Ave., Los Angeles, 90024
API: 963

Ralph Waldo Emerson Middle (6–8)
1650 Selby Ave., Los Angeles, 90024
API: 714 / Student–Teacher ratio 24:1

University Senior High (9–12)
11800 Texas Ave., Los Angeles, 90025
API: 678 / Student–Teacher ratio 24:1