Clifton Middle School is a centrally located Monrovia Unified School District public school on South Ivy Avenue. It…More is one of two public middle schools in Monrovia.
Clifton has been recognized as a "high performing school" by State Superintendent Jack O'Connell, according to its website. The school works to help students interact with the greater community around them to develop diverse intellectual, cultural, social and emotional skills. Clifton's sports programs include football, volleyball, basketball, soccer, softball, track and field as well as cross country.
Located across the street from Clifton Middle School, Tzu Chi Great Love Preschool is a private bi-lingual preschool…More where instruction is offered in Mandarin and English.
The school describes its curriculum as a hands-on approach to character education and humanitarian studies with the goal of fostering volunteerism.
Academic instruction focuses on math, language, humanities and science, while special attention is paid to creative expression, motor development, new technologies, art, music and movement. The school strives to familiarize students with an environment of cultural diversity to help them develop self-esteem, confidence and individuality.