San Marino is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. Incorporated on April 12, 1913,the city was designed by its founders to be uniquely residential, with expansive properties surrounded by beautiful gardens, wide streets, and well maintained parkways. The city is located in the San Rafael Hills. The population was 13,147 at the 2010 census.
The 2013 California Academic Performance Index report named San Marino Unified School District as the top performing unified school district in California for the 11th consecutive year, with a score of 953 points out of 1,000 possible. Each of its public primary schools has also been honored as a California Distinguished School and a National Blue Ribbon School.
There are four public schools in San Marino Unified School District:
- Valentine Elementary School,
- Carver Elementary School,
- Huntington Middle School
- San Marino High School.
In 2010, Forbes Magazine ranked the city as the 63rd most expensive area to live in the United States,with the median list price of a single family home at US$1,987,500.