Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
School leader George Simpson
District Los Angeles County Office Of Education
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Extended / longer school day
Block scheduling

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Music
Performing arts
Visual arts
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Hybrid / Blended learning
Honors track
Individually guided instruction
Multi-aged classrooms
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

8
Visual Arts
including: Printmaking
8
Music
including: Jazz band
3
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Opera
Orchestra
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Improv
Career and Tech programs Industrial / Graphic Design
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Sculpture
Printmaking
Photography
Painting
Drawing / Sketching
Design
Ceramics
Textiles
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
Spanish

Support

12
Facilities
including: Art room
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Music room
Science lab
Swimming pool
Extra learning resources Remediation
Mentoring
Differentiated learning programs
Counseling
Acceleration
Tutoring
College preparation resources Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
SAT/ACT prep classes
College information sessions/fairs
College prep programs/courses during the year
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
White 50%
Hispanic 20%
Black 12%
Asian 9%
Two or more races 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
Pacific Islander 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 1%
Female 63%
Male 37%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 5%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
9
Clubs
including: Debate
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Anime club
Art club
Arts and crafts
Chess club
Community service
Debate
Game club
Homework help / Study buddy club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer time after school

Awards

Academic award Exemplary Schools
Year received 2012
Academic award America's Best High Schools
Year received 2013

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Dance teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
School psychologist
School counselor
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
French
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Los Angeles Philharmonic
Partner website Http://www.laphil.com/education/yola/yola-lachsa
Partner UCLA Confucius Institute
Partner website Http://www.confucius.ucla.edu/program/los-angeles-county-high-school-arts-lachsa
Partner Dolores Mission(Proyecto Pastoral)
Partner website Http://www.lachsa.net/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=74938&type=d&pREC_ID=556771
Partner Summer Conservatory at LACHSA
Partner website Http://www.summerartsconservatory.com/

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.lachsa.net/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=68700&type=d&pREC_ID=160139
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 01/09/2015
# of applications received 1300
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 180
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Students by group CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014