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Paramount Education Partnership (PEP)
The Paramount Education Partnership, or PEP, is an alliance between the City of Paramount, the Paramount Unified School District, and the Paramount Chamber of Commerce. It is dedicated to providing programs and services that increase the academic achievement and educational attainment of the City's residents. 

More on the formation of PEP.


PEP College Scholarships

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PEP, through the 501(c)3 Paramount Education Partnership, Inc., offers annual scholarships of $1,000 for students attending a community college, $3,000 for students who attend a California State University including vocational/trade/technical schools, and $4,000 for students attending a UC and/or private accredited four-year institution within the United States.

Scholarship applications are available for download each year. To download a copy of the 2020 application form, please click hereApplications can also be obtained up at City Hall or the Community Services and Recreation Department. Applications for 2020 must be submitted by February 14, 2020. The winners are announced in May/June. For more information, please contact the Recreation Department at (562) 220-2121. Past PEP Scholarship winners are welcome to apply as long as they are working toward their first bachelor's degree.

To view videos on the different aspects of PEP, please click here.


Programs at the Community Learning Resource Center at Spane Park

(562) 220-2250, 14400 Gundry Avenue

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In conjunction with the Paramount Education Partnership (PEP), the City of Paramount operates the Community Learning Resource Center at Spane Park, 14400 Gundry Ave. The Center – which can be reached at (562) 220-2250 – offers the following programs and classes for adult residents.

  

 

DUE TO COVID-19 CONCERNS
CLASSES AND PROGRAMS
HAVE BEEN CANCELED/POSTPONED
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.