According to the Las Palmas Elementary School website, the school is a "nationally recognized model for two-way…More language immersion," meaning the students are bilingual and can read both English and Spanish by the fifth grade.
The school sits in a neighborhood about a mile inland from North Beach and is adjacent to Max Berg Plaza Park. Las Palmas is part of the Capistrano Unified School District and the principal is Kristen Nelson.
Max Berg Plaza Park 1100 Calle Puente, San Clemente, CA92672 Max Berg Plaza park, the oldest park in San Clemente, sits adjacent to Las Palmas Elementary School. The park has…More playground equipment and swing sets, as well as a small amphitheater. Fountains adorned with tile have been converted to sand boxes and a number of community festivals are held at the park each year.