Village Academy High School (VAHS) of Information Technology and Film Production is one of three academies in the Pomona Unified School District  that provide a different academic experience compared to a traditional comprehensive high school.  At Village Academy the school  specializes in video production while still providing an A-G and rigorous college ready curriculum. Additionally, our partnership with the National Academy Foundation gives you access to film production industry level training 
and cross-curricular learning that is unique to any high school within and outside of Pomona Unified. The school prides itself in providing students with the ability to take a hands-on approach to learning and digital story telling while simultaneously attaining key skills like communication, creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration that will be beneficial for them in their post high school college or career experience. The small learning environments and being a fully indoor high school gives students access to technology in 100% of classrooms and modern 21st century teaching and learning. The campus is an open California style campus connected to the Village at Indian Hill where other District offices are located.
Travel Information

Pomona, CA

On January 6,1888, Pomona was incorporated as a City and became a charter City in 1911. Today, Pomona is the seventh largest city in Los Angeles County, with a population of over 151,000 residents. Pomona boasts a progressive economy, business opportunity, and a strong workforce with attractive shopping, recreational, and real estate offering. The Pomona Valley had been a fruitful valley in the past and is now fruitful from the strength and efforts of its people. With a vision to promote harmonious diversity and economic prosperity, Pomona is vibrant community with progressive citizens leading, testing the limits of progress, and striving to provide a high quality of life for all of Pomona. Pomona is the fifth largest city in Los Angeles County, California. Pomona is located in the Pomona Valley, between the Inland Empire and the San Gabriel Valley.

Hotel Recommendations

Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Conference Center
601 W McKinley Ave, Pomona, CA 91768
(909) 622-2220
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Claremont
555 W Foothill Blvd, Claremont, CA 91711
(909) 626-2411
 
Casa 425
W 1st St, Claremont, CA 91711
(866) 450-0425

Airport Recommendations

The closest airport in the region to the event is LA/Ontario International Airport. It is the third major airport in the area after Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and John Wayne Airport (SNA). Ontario International Airport is less crowded than LAX. The airport is about 38 miles (61 km) east of downtown Los Angeles, 18 miles (29 km) west of downtown San Bernardino and 14 miles (23 km) northwest of downtown Riverside. Motorists can use the San Bernardino Freeway (Interstate 10), Ontario Freeway (Interstate 15), or the Pomona Freeway (State Route 60). It is served by Omnitrans bus route 61 and by private shuttles.

School Parking

Village Academy High school is located at 1444 E. Holt Ave., Pomona, CA 91767. The parking lot is located on the southeast corner of Holt Blvd and East End. Additional overflow parking is also available next door at the Indian Hill Village parking lot which is adjacent to VAHS. Parking is free and monitored by security and cameras for your safety.
Note: Events can be canceled due to low enrollment. It is recommended not to book hotel or travel more than 30 days prior to the event.
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