El Camino Real Charter High School
School DescriptionSCHOOL PROFILE
El Camino Real Charter High School offers over 20 AP courses along with dual enrollment and honors options. It also offers a variety of academic opportunities such as the Careers in Entertainment Academy, the Fashion and Design Academy, the Junior Engineering Technical Society (STEM), and the award-winning Academic Decathlon team. Notable alumni of the school include actresses Tiffany Haddish and America Ferrera.
El Camino Real Charter High School’s modern facilities include a performing arts theater, a library, computer labs, a gymnasium, tennis courts, and new sports fields.
SPORTS AND ARTS
The school has one of the most outstanding athletic programs in the area with almost all of the fall sports teams making the playoffs in 2015. Teams have won recent championships in cross country, boys and girls soccer, and boys tennis.
El Camino Real Charter High School is also know for its award-winning Visual and Performing Arts program as well as its Fashion and Design Academy. Students can also take interesting and unique fine and visual arts courses such as calligraphy and cartooning.
AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
The school is designated a prestigious California Distinguished School. The Academic Decathlon Team has won eight championships in the school’s history, recently winning 55 individual medals.
Woodland Hills is a suburban area of Los Angeles that is home to many celebrities and professional athletes. It borders the Santa Monica Mountains to the north and is 45 minutes West of downtown Los Angeles. The school is less than half an hour from the beach.
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El Camino Real Charter High School in Woodland Hills won the 2018 U.S. Academic Decathlon, officials said. The winner was announced early Saturday at a ceremony in Frisco, Texas. More than 600 students from the U.S., Canada, China and the UK.
America Ferrera - actress
Chris Mintz-Plasse - actor
Brad Garrett - actor
Michael Bucall - writer, actor
Randy Wolf - baseball player
Jamal Anderson - football player
Connor Jackson - baseball player
Orr Barouch - soccer player
- 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
- 28 acres Campus Size
- 2% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?Yes
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Speciality Programs● ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM: ● AVID: (Advancement Via Individual Determination) A program that offers underrepresented students, academic and motivational support while preparing them for college eligibility. ● CAREERS IN ENTERTAINMENT ACADEMY (CEA): Exposes students to different career paths in the entertainment industry, such as film production and animation. ● HUMANITAS GLOBAL STUDIES ACADEMY: A program designed to correlate fields of English, science, social studies, music and art. ● INDEPENDENT STUDY PROGRAM: An academic program designed to accommodate students who are unable to attend school five days a week.
Accepting Students in GradesNo
Other - Eligibility Requirements?Admisions for Chinese students are waitlisted until June. Students can't extend their semester from January to August. All students must take California state English exam (CELDT) upon arrival. Admission process will begin in January.
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