Used as the set location for many films and TV shows, Torrance High School is the oldest high school in California—and the most recognizable in the country. International
students get an authentic American high school experience, while gaining academic achievement through more than 15 Advanced Placement courses.
The nine-acre campus has over 100 classrooms, a library, two gyms, five computer labs, and athletic fields. It recently had extensive renovations in preparation for the school’s
100th anniversary in 2017. It is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
SPORTS AND ARTS
Sports teams have earned numerous titles in baseball, football, golf, softball, tennis and volleyball, with several alumni going on to become professional athletes.
For students with musical aspirations, they can join drumline, wind ensemble and photography class—all part of the arts curriculum. They can also pursue their interests in
more than 50 extracurricular clubs and activities.
AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Torrance High School was named A California Distinguished School by the U.S. Department of Education.
Torrance, California is located one-hour south of Los Angeles. It boasts warm temperatures and low humidity year-round. Torrance has one of the country’s few urban wetlands,
Madrona Plains, plus museums, beaches, bike paths and skate parks. For those who like to shop, Del Amo Fashion Center is one of the largest shopping malls in the U.S.
Estimated Fall Start: Early September
Estimated Fall End: Late January
Estimated Spring Start: Late January
Estimated Spring End: Late June
Number of Students
Accepting Students to Grades
Offers Diploma Year Program
Ensemble - Wind Instruments
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
Government and Politics
Japanese Language and Culture
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
Physics C: Mechanics
Spanish Language and Culture
United States History
Cross Country Running
Extracurricular Activities & Clubs
American Red Cross
Baking for a Cause
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Gay Straight Alliance
Guitar and Ukulele Club
Muslim Student Association
Science Olympiad Club
South Asian Culture
Partial List of College and University Acceptances
Arizona State University, Baylor University, Boston College, Boston University, Brigham Young University, California Poly Technical - San Luis Obispo, California State Poly
Technical Pomona, California State University - Los Angeles, Colgate University, Cornell University, Drexel University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Georgetown University, Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), New York University, University of Notre Dame, Pepperdine University, Purdue University, Rice University, San Francisco State University, Santa Clara University, Stanford University, Texas A&M University, Tulane University, University of California - Berkeley,
University of California - Los Angeles, University of Colorado, University of Connecticut, University of Hawaii, University of Pennsylvania, Wellesley College, Yale University
Closest International and Local Airports: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) For Details Visit Website:Torrance High School