I am a Lawndale High alum. Lawndale is a great school for those students who are motivated and involved. Lawndale also has one of the best teachers who genuinely care for their students. As for academics, the school puts in their effort and the students should also put their fair share. I went to Lawndale High, and now I am at an Ivy League institution. If I did it, others can too. The administration is a bit ehh though.
I don't like the fact that the students don't attend every day to every period I hope this change soon.
In the 60's and 70's it was a great school. Now I would rate it at average or below. Am totally unimpressed with the 13 year plan. Great new facilities does not translate to good students. And hoe does a "Broke State" get the finances. Lawndale is now a lower middle class area. Improvements have to be made, ot's true but not a new scholl that resembles a college campus. Academics, administrators, good teachers, and good parents make a school worthwhile. And not leaving any vestige or building ans sayin one will not recognize it in the future, is cruel to those students who started the school, and the teachers who taught there. I don't want bragging rights, I want good students, teachers and citizens.
Lawndale High School Is a GREAT school! Ive been attending Lawndale High School for 3 years and all the teachers and staff care about every student. No One is Left Behind. CARDINAL PRIDE!!
this is such a horrible school the bathroom was set on fire not to long ago & many of the kids here are bullies There is few dedicated teachers in this school
This school was very good during the 2009-2010 school year. The teacher all seemed to genuinely care for the students.However, the superintendent, who also oversees the substandard perforning Hawthorne and Leuzinger High Schools, decided to move some of the great techers to these low performing schools in exchange for teachers that were not doing so well. The change was obvious on day one of this school year. The expereince with some of these new teachers has not been favorable. I do not see the drive and motivation to help my child. My child tells me the students have the same perception. My son went over two months without a history book and was failing his class. Yes, he was expected to complete all his assignments without a tectbook (the only student without a book in her class). I hope this superintendant realizes his mistake or gets replaced by someone with a strong business philosophy.
I am a student at lawndale currently a sophmore and i love this school. You hardly have to worry about a riot going on or a fight about to break down because the staff here cares so much about there students that go here. But there is also one thing i dont like and that is how the school is so dirty. like in the classrooms the floors are all black and on the campus it looks like they dont make an effert to clean it up. So that in my opinion makes the school look real bad. Class of 2012!
Lawndale is a school that cares about its students education and prepares them for college.
This is fantastic school, it offers many alternatives to helping your child reach the path of greatness by promoting junior college in the summer as well. I not only a mother of a student there. I am a member of Lawndale PTA.
i love lawndale so much....we have exp[anded a lot this year...we have included a new music program and have xpanded the drama department......this school is way better than beach city schools
This is a great school, with wonderful teachers who are always available if you need help.
Lawndale is a great school. It is about the opportunities that it will give us as students. It will open up doors to more electives for us. Most teachers are great and really dedicated. I loove all of my teachers. I am proud to soon graduate from this school! ( june 2008)
Lawndale has many great teachers, but bad principals and campus is ugly. We need more technology they are so behind. After all that, most teachers are young, enthusiatic and dedicated.
I'm currently a student are lawndale high school and I totally love it here. It's the best school in our district and we are growing each year... We have many new clubs that are being established at Lawndale such as the asian club, drama club, the academic decatholon team, and so much more. This year our academic decatholon team helped place as the 2nd most improved in the county. Our test scores are getting higher and higher.. and with the auditorium on its way to being finish, i hope to see the school grow as a whole.
Lawndale High school is an extremely good school. Lawndale High is a college preporation school. It looks good in a college application.
Programs on this campus have improved over the past 2 years. There is much excitement over the growth of this campus, especially in API scores. There will be a new Performing arts building adding more opportunities in electives for students. Sports has been a successful addition to the campus increasing students' awareness to the importance of fitness. Parent involvement needs to improve. There lacks a presence of parent involvement on campus. There is no PTSA on campus. We do have an active Alumni that fundraises money to create various scholarships for graduating seniors.
I currently attend Lawndale High School in Southern California. I find it great. Our academic programs are completely advanced which gives even honors students, such as me, a challenge, this makes going to school every weekday morning intersting. Although music classes arent yet offered, we do get our taste of music. Anything from Battle of the Bands to having a DJ come to our school once in a while. Extracurricular activites are neverending which keeps my peers involved. Best of all sports! I have played Varsity Softball for two years now and I see great improvement in me and my team mates (We've only had sports for 2 years). This school is great and can only improve.
Overall, Lawndale High School provides an adequate education to those who pursue it. Their AP classes supply challenging college preparatory material that enable AP students a smooth transition into college if they so choose. There are various clubs to offset the lack of major sports, art and music programs. Although this school is not rated one of the best in the state, its meticulous education proves beneficial to those most hungry, while various leadership oppurtunities allow students to develop real world skills that can be used post-graduation. The level of parental involvement is low, however, there are multiple oppurtunities provided for those parents who wish to get involved.
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