Torrance

Is a city located in the South Bay of Los Angeles County.  Torrance residents appreciate a reasonable year round climate with warm temperatures, sea breezes, low humidity and an average rainfall. Torrance is the birthplace of the AYSO American Youth Soccer Organization.  In addition, the city of Torrance has the second highest percentage of Japanese in North America.

Points of Interest
The Del Amo Fashion Center, is the 2.5 million square feet, one of the five largest malls in the United States. The mall was created when Del Amo Center, built in 1958, merged with Del Amo Fashion Square, built in 1970.  Once located on opposite sides of Carson Street, a gigantic expansion of the mall spanning Carson Street joined the two centers by 1982, making it the longest mall in the world at the time.  In 2005, the east end of the original mall north of

Carson Street was demolished to make way for a new open-air shopping center, opened in midSeptember, 2006. The new center features upscale boutiques.

Education
Torrance Unified School District (TUSD)

Middle Schools

  • Calle Mayor
  • Casimir
  • Bert Lynn
  • Hull Middle

High Schools

  • Jefferson
  • Madrona
  • Magruder
  • Richardson

High Schools

  • Torrance High
  • North High
  • South High
  • West High
  • Kurt Shery High

Private High Schools

  • Bishop Montgomery High School
  • Pacific Lutheran High School