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School leader:  Lisa Sherman Cold
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-4221

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(323) 343-2550
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"We are best known for award winning arts & academics. High college attendance"


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  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Music, Performing arts, Visual arts
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Graphics...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, French, Spanish
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Submitted by a student · March 30, 2015
While my Freshman vocalist, for the first time ever, is saying that he enjoys school (because of the arts ), this is also the first time he has mostly all "F's" in academic areas. It is imperative that LACHSA improves instruction for students will... more

Submitted by a parent · March 26, 2015
Not impressed with the dance department. So far this school year has been a disappointment. There was so much hoopla over the dance department and the audition. My child does well in dance because my child attends 18 hours of dance a week outside... more

Submitted by a parent · March 13, 2015
Budget cut backs, sub-par academic instruction and the arts program is not impressive at all, especially the dance program. Students graduating from this school ARE NOT being prepared to soar in their area of study; i.e.; Dance, Theater, etc., ... more

Submitted by a student · February 05, 2015
The student body is not very close or particularly enthusiastic for the school. Apparently very few people are bothering to buy Grad Night tickets this year (meaning it may be cancelled), and Prom is on shaky ground. Winter Formal, which I have... more

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LACHSA is one of the premiere arts high schools in the U.S. Each of our award winning depts. has graduates attend the finest universities, colleges and conservatories in the country including: Julliard, NYU, New School, Berklee school of Music, Boston Conservatory, San Francisco Conservatory, New England Conservatory, Indiana University, ALL the UC campuses including Berkley, UCLA, UCSD, All the Cal States, Rice, Brown, Tufts, Tulane, UMICH, De Paul, SUNY, Ithaca, Syracuse, Stanford just to nam

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L.A. County High School For The Arts
5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA  90032-4221
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 64 reviews. (323) 343-2550
Last modified L.A. County High School For The Arts is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.