College Area & Nearby

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Public Schools

  • 619-582-0136 Hardy ElementaryGreatSchools Rating 9/10
    • "Hardy is ideal for us because of the location and size.... We love the small school atmosphere because you feel like everyone knows each other." – Laura Bear
  • 619-583-3233 Lewis Middle SchoolGreatSchools Rating 9/10
  • 619-286-7700 Patrick Henry High SchoolGreatSchools Rating 9/10
  • 619-287-1182 San Diego Language AcademyGreatSchools Rating 7/10
    • Offers French and Spanish immersion.
    • "I would say that the Language Academy is San Diego's best kept secret. My children were enrolled in the French program and came out speaking fluent French after nine years of instruction and practice. Many of the teachers are from countries where French is spoken, the immersion program ensures students are taught and spoken only in French the first three years; as they progress English is introduced and finally increased as they enter middle school. The students become not only bilingual but also biliterate since many of the courses are taught in the target language; even math wast taught in French. I strongly recommend the Language Academy." – Marialuisa Kaprielian


  • 619-594-7529 Aztec Recreation Center & Aquaplex (ARC)
    • CVEA members get discounts to the fantastic swimming pools, tennis courts, state of the art gyms, and other ARC facilities.
  • 619-533-3902 Aztec Student Union
  • 619-594-5821 College of Extended Studies
    • Open university for SDSU courses, Osher Lifelong Learning courses, and a huge variety of other courses.
  • 619-594-5200 Love Library
    • SDSU's library is open to the public. Community users may buy a guest card or join the SDSU Alumni Association to check books out.



  • 619-233-3004 San Diego Trolley
    • Every 15 minutes from SDSU, or for parking, try the Grantville station.
  • 619-233-3004 Bus
    • Seven routes stop at the SDSU trolley stop.
  • 619-220-0268On the Go from Jewish Family Service
    • Rides to medical and personal appointments, plus group outings and other transportation for individuals 60 years and older.


  • see above Aztec Recreation Center & Aquaplex (ARC)
  • 858-637-3270Jewish Family Service
    • Social & Wellness Programs for Adults 60+ including exercise and art classes, movies and cultural programs (non-denominational).
  • 619-287-5762 Kroc Center
    • This huge complex includes swimming pools, ice skating rink, indoor skate park, gyms, sports field, challenge course, climbing wall, performing arts theater.