Arlington Elementary School Superstars2010 California Distinguished School


School Facts/History

Here's some quick facts and a brief history of Arlington Elementary School.
Arlington Elementary School
Grades Served: K through 5, plus Pre-K
Enrollment: 581 (K-5, '07-'08 school year)
Opened: August 1956 (became K-5 in 1974) 
Rooms: 37,818 square feet in 8 buildings and 31 classrooms
Named: After the original name of street in front (Van Ness Avenue was named Arlington Avenue)
Nickname:  Superstars
(Previous mascot was Arly the Apple)
School Colors: Royal Blue & White
Land: 9.5 acres (purchased in 1951 for $30,000) 
Initial Construction Cost: $581,000
Additions: 1957, 1959, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998
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Arlington Superstars
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17800 Van Ness Avenue
Torrance, CA 90504
(310) 533-4510