USA California, USA
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El Camino Real Charter High School

Established: 1969
STEM
Beach
Blue Ribbon

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    3600
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Spring Semester, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

El Camino Real Charter High School is a US public school located in the Woodland Hills area of Los Angeles. Known for high academic standards, it offers over 20 Advanced Placement and Honors courses. It also has a wide array of extracurricular activities, such as Careers in Entertainment Academy, Fashion and Design Academy, STEM, Visual and Performing Arts program, and the popular Academic Decathlon. Among El Camino Real Charter High School’s famous alumni is actress America Ferrera, best known for her roles in “Ugly Betty” and “The Sisterhood of The Traveling Pants.”

FACILITIES
El Camino Real Charter High School has many outstanding facilities including a performing arts theater, a library, computer labs, a gymnasium, tennis courts, brand new sports fields, and Wi-Fi connectivity throughout the entire campus.

SPORTS AND ARTS
This USA charter school has one of the most outstanding athletic programs in the area; almost all of the fall sports teams made the playoffs in 2015. El Camino Real Charter High School is also know for their award-winning music, art and drama program.

AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
The school is designated as a prestigious California Distinguished School. One of the school’s instructors was recently a recipient of the “Innovation in Education Award”.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
Woodland Hills is an affluent suburban area of Los Angeles that many celebrities and sports figures call home. It borders the Santa Monica Mountains to the north and is 45 minutes west of downtown Los Angeles.


School News

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.


Famous Alumni

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

  • 28 acres Campus Size
  • 2% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
Yes
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:25
SAT Average
1130
ACT Average
24
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
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.
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country Running, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wrestling
Arts
Broadcast Journalism, Drama, Drawing and Painting, Film Television, Graphic Design, Interior and Exterior Design, Studio Art: 2D Design, Studio Art: 3-D Design, Studio Art: Drawing
Music
Band, Band, Choir, Chorus, Guitar, Jazz Band, Orchestra
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science A, Computer Science Principles, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, European History, Human Geography, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics 1, Psychology, Seminar, Statistics, US Government and Politics, US History, World History
Languages
French, Sign Language, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Academic Decathlon, Anime Club, Art Club, Bible Talk, Biotechnology, Chinese Club, Comic Book Design, Diagramming, Finance/Investing, French Honors Society, Friendship Culture, Gay-Straight Alliance, Jewish Club, Kite Flying Society, Mock Trial, Model United Nations (Model UN), Mu Alpha Theta, Muslim Student Association, National Honor Society, Parkour, Peace In The Middle East, Poetry, Programming, Robotics and Engineering, SAT Skill Building, Speech and Debate, UNICEF, Urban Dance, Zombie Survival
Accepting Students in Grades
No
Ages Accepted
14-18
ELTiS Required
215

Testimonials

Being an international student in California completely changed me; I became way more independent, I learned how to solve all my issues and problems without the help of my parents, I understood that I can do whatever I want and that the only limits are in my head.

Matilde D.

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