The South Gate Elementary School Number 4 is a part of the city-wide Los Angeles Unified School District. It’s also referred to as the Independence Elementary School because of its location on the busy boulevard. The modern facility houses classrooms, an outdoor play and sports area and indoor auditorium. There’s also a library and computer center as well as a cafeteria with indoor and outdoor eating areas. Kathi Hannum is the school’s principal who oversees a staff of 60 educators. It’s one of the larger schools in the city.