The community is within the Los Angeles Unified School District. The area is within Board District 4.
Two elementary schools, Roscomare Road Elementary School in Bel Air and Warner Avenue Elementary School in Westwood serve Bel Air. Emerson Middle School in Westwood and University High School in West Los Angeles serve Bel Air .
In addition, an LAUSD magnet school named Community Magnet School is near the area.
Private schools in the Bel Air area include:
John Thomas Dye School (K–6)
Marymount High School
Westland School (K-6)
Berkeley Hall (Christian Science, K-8)
Stephen S. Wise Temple Elementary (Reform Jewish; K-6)
Milken Community High School (Jewish; 7-12)
The Mirman School (K-8)
The Curtis School (DK-6)
Colleges and Universities
Colleges and universities in Bel Air include:
American Jewish University, comprising an undergraduate school, MBA, MaED, and Rabbinic ordination through the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies