Paseo del Rey Natural Science Magnet first opened its doors in 1962 and started as a small, neighborhood school. Over the past 50 years, it has grown into a Natural Science Magnet with a diverse student population from the greater Los Angeles area. Teachers, parents, students and alumni, as well as the local residents and business community, have enthusiastically supported Paseo. This support has provided the students at Paseo with opportunities for greater academic excellence and cultural diversity, without losing the personal caring, nurturing, safety, and intimacy of a neighborhood school.
On May 3, volunteers assisted with school's annual Paseo Island Festival. The event was Paseo del Rey's biggest event and fundraiser of the year - a fair with an Island theme. The festival included food, games, entertainment (music and dancers), and a silent auction. Volunteers assisted with collecting tickets and staffing the game booths, jump houses, and food booths.