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School leader:  Chuck Podhorsky
750 Nautilus Street
La Jolla, CA 92037-6103

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(858) 454-3081
(858) 459-2188
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"A significant number of our graduates go to top universities around the nation."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    None
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Accessible via public transportation...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    Graphics, Video and film production, Band, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    American Sign Language (ASL), French, Latin, Spanish
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61 reviews

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Recent Comments


Grateful to: Teacher
Submitted by a community member · June 01, 2016
Shout out to Martin Teachworth for his incredible work over the years with science team, archery, as well as his physics classes.

Develops honesty: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a community member · June 01, 2016
The administration fails to practice honesty, integrity, and fairness on a daily basis. I have never seen such deceptive and disingenuous tactics from the leader of a school.

Overall:
Submitted by a student · February 13, 2016
Class of 2014. Home to the worst 4 years of my life. Many of the teachers are tenured and are held unaccountable for terrible teaching and abysmal test scores(Zink comes to mind). The staff spent much more time enforcing arbitrary rules than... more

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Submitted by a student · November 03, 2015
There's a lot of amazing clubs, activities and teachers at the school. Your never just sitting there, by yourself. Because there's always ways to make new friends. Like the Halloween Costume Contest, Water Balloon Fights during lunch, and... more

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La Jolla High School (LJHS) is a comprehensive high school for grades 9–12, offering a rigorous, coherent, and cohesive core curriculum, as well as Advanced Placement courses in 21 curricular areas and college-credit calculus and political science. Each year approximately 90 percent of graduating seniors enter universities or colleges, with a significant number attending Ivy League schools, out-of-state institutions, and the University of California and California State University.

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La Jolla High School
750 Nautilus Street, La Jolla, CA  92037-6103
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 61 reviews. (858) 454-3081
Last modified La Jolla High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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