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State

California

Number of Students

1900

Accepting Students to Grades

9-12

IB Programs

Los Angeles Unified School District

Public School District – Los Angeles , California

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is the 2nd largest in the U.S., with four of their public high schools accepting international study abroad students. Each of the schools are proud of their student achievements in science, math, social studies, language arts, foreign languages, entrepreneurial skills, visual and performing arts and athletics.

FACILITIES
Los Angeles Unified School District’s recent improvements to their campus facilities include new or upgraded sports complexes, and state-of-the-art learning and performing
arts centers.

SPORTS AND ARTS
The District’s teams compete, and often win, championships in a variety of sports including golf, soccer and water polo. The All District High School Honor Band is world renowned, drawing the finest musicians from its individual high school band programs. The band marches every year in the Tournament of Roses Parade and often performs in Band fest at Disneyland.

AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
LAUSD boasts 12 winners of the United States Academic Decathlon championships which is more than any other district in the country. In recently years, many of the District’s
outstanding high school teachers have been named “Educator of the Year.”

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
Los Angeles, the 2nd largest city in America, is the motion picture and entertainment capital of the world. The city’s metropolitan area is one of the most prominent cultural,
technological, media, international trade centers in the country. Los Angeles offers international students world-class theater, museums, entertainment, shopping and dining.

Location
The school district is located in and around the Los Angeles area.

Area Population: 4.8 Million
City Website: City of Los Angeles

Special Comment:
Several of Los Angeles’ high schools have honor courses or Advance Studies Programs to expand instructional programs designed to meet the needs of gifted/talented students.

Dates

Estimated Fall Start: Mid-August
Estimated Fall End: Mid-December
Estimated Spring Start: Early January
Estimated Spring End: Early June

Important Note:
Classes and sports in the Los Angeles Unified School District vary per school. Availability for some classes and sports will vary and depend on student enrollment.

School Facts

Number Of Schools In District

5

Student Population

Co-Educational

Number of Students

1900

Accepting Students to Grades

9-12

Teacher/Student Ratio

1:25

ESL Programs

Yes

IB Programs

No

Offer Diploma

Yes

Religious Affiliation

None

Foreign Languages

  • American Sign
  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Latin
  • Korean
  • Spanish
  • Russian

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Culinary
  • Dance
  • Fashion Design
  • Graphic Arts
  • Theater

AP Courses

  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • English Literature and Composition
  • English Language and Literature
  • Human Geography
  • Math
  • Psychology
  • Science
  • Sociology
  • Studio Art
  • US Government and Politics
  • US History

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country Running
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Waterpolo
  • Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Academic Decathlon
  • Anime
  • Chinese
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • French
  • Japan Club
  • Jazz Band
  • Korean
  • Leadership
  • Symphonic Band
  • Yearbook

School Location

Partial List of University and College Acceptances

California Institute of Technology, California State Polytechnic University, Chapman University, Concordia University, Duke University, Harvard University, Loyola Marymount University, Notre Dame de Namur University, Pepperdine University, Pitzer College, Platt College, San Diego State University, San Francisco State University, San Jose State University, Santa Clara University, Scripps College, Sonoma State University, Stanford University, University of California, University of Southern California, Vanguard University, Westmont College, Whittier College, Yale University

Closest International and Local Airports: Los Angeles International (LAX)
For Details Visit Website:   Los Angeles Unified School District

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