Gardner Street Elementary School

Michael Jackson went to school here, it was the last public school that he attended before becoming a superstar. In 1989 the school district named the school auditorium here after him and Michael attended the ceremony.

According to the Los Angeles Times, Michael said this at the dedication: “I am deeply touched and honored that the PTA, principal, faculty members and students have been so kind as to dedicate the auditorium, where I sat as a child, in my honor.”

Michael Jackson Solo Discography

1972 – Got to Be There
1972 – Ben
1973 – Music & Me
1975 – Forever, Michael
1979 – Off the Wall
1982 – Thriller
1987 – Bad
1991 – Dangerous
1995 – HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I
2001 – Invincible

Gardner Street Elementary School
7450 Hawthorn Ave
Los Angeles CA 90046