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• Accomplishments of our 68 seniors: 75% admitted to 4-yr colleges. UC Berkeley (2), UCLA (7), UC Irvine (3), Wisconsin, Madison & Posse Scholarship (1)

• 2018 US News & World Report ranks 32nd St USC Magnet 96th in the state and 565 nationally

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• Our junior, Cesar Gandara, received a scholarship from California Institute of the Arts to attend their four week summer music program this summer. He submitted an essay and recording audition and was awarded the scholarship recently! He's on his way to do some great things!

• Of our 68 seniors, 7 have been admitted to UCLA, 2 to UC Berkeley, and 21 made the Superintendent Honor Roll for having a 3.8 GPA or higher.  

• Senior Samantha Vasquez has received acceptance letters from UC Berkeley, Azusa Pacific, Biola, CSUDH, and CSULA.  More acceptances coming for our seniors.

• Senior Yesenia Gamero has been awarded the Posse scholarship for her academic and leadership potential.  Posse winners receive a full college scholarship.  Yesenia will be attending the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

•Student body president Somkene Okwuego was featured on abc7 for her mentoring work with elementary school students and volunteering at hospitals, the LA Public Library, and the 24th Street Theater.  read full story

•Our school and East LA College have partnered to offer our students college courses through the dual enrollment program.  Our students are able to take Spanish and Psychology here at school to advance their studies.  

•The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has awarded our cinematic arts program $25,000 for a third year in a row.  This year's award will help revamp the Broadcast Journalism class with a permanent stage/backdrop and professional cameras. 

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High School Counseling

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About Our Staff

National Teacher of the Year 

Magnet Schools of America

Matthew Waynee

Media Arts Teacher


State CIF

Model Coach of the Year 

Jelerine Venadas-Douglas

Cross-Country Coach

(P.E. & Science Teacher)


Teacher of the Year 


Susan Kacvinsky

English Teacher


Teacher of the Year 

LA Times Festival of Books

Aalaneja Stelly

Kindergarten Teacher


I wish you were my second mom

2nd grader to her teacher


If it weren't for him, I would probably be failing

6th grader to administrator

Thank you for putting up with my rage and never giving up

graduating senior to English teacher


Had it not been for you, my daughter would not be on this earth today

parent to assistant principal


You guys are the reason I am a teacher and a success

former student to counselor & AP

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