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High School, Education, Los Angeles County

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In May 2000, veteran actor Kirk Douglas became the first living person in Los Angeles to have a high school named for him. West Granada High School was renamed Kirk Douglas High School.


Largest PUBLIC High Schools (Grades 9-12)

School Year 2019-2020

Note: The following schools rank among the 50 largest public high schools in Los Angeles County. Their combined enrollment is 36.4 percent of all public high school enrollment in the county.

School City District Enrolled Racial Composition
Granada Hills Charter High Granada Hills Los Angeles Unified 5,252 Hispanic or Latino (40.9%); White (25.1%); Asian (16.9%); Filipino (9.1%); African American (4.1%); Two+ Races (1.0%); American Indian or Alaska Native (0.4%); Pacific Islander (0.4%); Not Reported (2.0%)
Paramount High Paramount Paramount Unified 4,579 Hispanic or Latino (88.2%); African American (8.0%); Two+ Races (0.9%); White (0.9%); Asian (0.6%); Pacific Islander (0.6%); Filipino (0.5%)
Downey High Downey Downey Unified 4,345 Hispanic or Latino (87.7%); White (4.9%); African American (3.1%); Asian (2.1%); Filipino (1.2%); Two+ Races (0.6%); Pacific Islander (0.4%)
Polytechnic High Long Beach Long Beach Unified 4,143 Hispanic or Latino (50.1%); African American (16.4%); Asian (16.2%); White (8.5%); Filipino (4.2%); Two+ Races (2.3%); Pacific Islander (1.7%); Not Reported (0.5%)
Wilson High Long Beach Long Beach Unified 3,872 Hispanic or Latino (55.2%); White (18.9%); African American (12.7%); Asian (7.7%); Two+ Races (2.3%); Filipino (1.3%); Pacific Islander (0.5%); Not Reported (1.2%)
School City District Enrolled Racial Composition
Warren High Downey Downey Unified 3,682 Hispanic or Latino (88.6%); White (4.4%); African American (3.6%); Asian (1.7%); Filipino (0.9%); Two+ Races (0.5%)
El Camino Real Charter High Woodland Hills Los Angeles Unified 3,623 White (40.3%); Hispanic or Latino (30.8%); Asian (9.0%); Two+ Races (7.0%); Filipino (5.1%); African American (4.4%); Pacific Islander (0.3%); Not Reported (3.0%)
Millikan High Long Beach Long Beach Unified 3,596 Hispanic or Latino (45.5%); White (31.7%); African American (9.4%); Asian (4.7%); Two+ Races (3.1%); Filipino (3.0%); Pacific Islander (0.9%); Not Reported (1.5%)
Lakewood High Lakewood Long Beach Unified 3,391 Hispanic or Latino (52.3%); African American (19.5%); White (11.6%); Asian (8.0%); Filipino (3.8%); Two+ Races (2.4%); Pacific Islander (2.2%)
Birmingham Community Charter High Lake Balboa Los Angeles Unified 3,239 Hispanic or Latino (85.8%); African American (4.8%); White (4.4%); Filipino (2.1%); Two+ Races (1.6%); Asian (1.0%)
School City District Enrolled Racial Composition
Quartz Hill High Quartz Hill Antelope Valley Union High 3,204 Hispanic or Latino (43.9%); White (32.7%); African American (10.0%); Two+ Races (8.3%); Asian (3.2%); Filipino (1.7%)
Grover Cleveland Charter High Reseda Los Angeles Unified 3,204 Hispanic or Latino (61.4%); White (16.3%); Asian (12.2%); Filipino (4.7%); African American (3.2%); Two+ Races (1.7%)
Redondo Union High Redondo Beach Redondo Beach Unified 3,172 White (47.1%); Hispanic or Latino (24.1%); Two+ Races (14.4%); Asian (7.8%); African American (4.1%); Filipino (1.8%)
Opportunities for Learning - Baldwin Park Baldwin Park Baldwin Park Unified 3,169 Hispanic or Latino (60.4%); African American (13.9%); White (12.5%); Two+ Races (3.3%); Asian (1.6%); American Indian or Alaska Native (1.2%); Filipino (0.5%); Pacific Islander (0.3%); Not Reported (6.3%)
William J. (Pete) Knight High Palmdale Antelope Valley Union High 3,158 Hispanic or Latino (78.8%); African American (13.6%); White (3.2%); Two+ Races (2.2%); Asian (1.0%); Filipino (0.6%); American Indian or Alaska Native (0.4%)
School City District Enrolled Racial Composition
Arcadia High Arcadia Arcadia Unified 3,157 Asian (63.8%); Hispanic or Latino (14.9%); White (13.4%); Filipino (3.3%); African American (2.8%); Two+ Races (1.2%); Not Reported (0.5%)
Palisades Charter High Pacific Palisades Los Angeles Unified 3,100 White (57.5%); Hispanic or Latino (19.5%); African American (10.9%); Asian (6.3%); Two+ Races (2.7%); Filipino (0.9%); Not Reported (1.7%)
Mayfair High Lakewood Bellflower Unified 3,040 Hispanic or Latino (54.3%); African American (16.1%); White (13.1%); Filipino (6.3%); Asian (4.9%); Two+ Races (3.7%); Pacific Islander (1.0%); Not Reported (0.4%)
Highland High Palmdale Antelope Valley Union High 3,015 Hispanic or Latino (66.1%); African American (15.5%); White (9.3%); Two+ Races (4.4%); Filipino (2.2%); Asian (2.1%)
California High Whittier Whittier Union High 2,942 Hispanic or Latino (90.0%); White (5.6%); Filipino (1.7%); Asian (1.3%); African American (0.5%)
School City District Enrolled Racial Composition
Lancaster High Lancaster Antelope Valley Union High 2,892 Hispanic or Latino (50.0%); African American (23.0%); White (16.0%); Two+ Races (6.2%); Filipino (2.9%); Asian (1.6%)
Santa Monica High Santa Monica Santa Monica-Malibu Unified 2,881 White (40.7%); Hispanic or Latino (35.3%); Two+ Races (8.6%); African American (7.4%); Asian (6.0%); Filipino (0.7%); Not Reported (1.1%)
Palmdale High Palmdale Antelope Valley Union High 2,864 Hispanic or Latino (77.9%); African American (14.9%); White (3.3%); Two+ Races (2.7%); Filipino (0.6%); American Indian or Alaska Native (0.4%)
Valencia High Valencia William S. Hart Union High 2,800 White (45.1%); Hispanic or Latino (24.7%); Asian (11.8%); Filipino (7.2%); Two+ Races (6.9%); African American (4.2%)
Eastside High Lancaster Antelope Valley Union High 2,798 Hispanic or Latino (62.2%); African American (24.2%); White (6.0%); Two+ Races (5.9%); Filipino (1.0%); Asian (0.5%)
School City District Enrolled Racial Composition
Van Nuys Senior High Van Nuys Los Angeles Unified 2,772 Hispanic or Latino (65.5%); White (12.5%); Asian (11.9%); Filipino (5.0%); African American (3.4%); Two+ Races (1.1%)
Schurr High Montebello Montebello Unified 2,767 Hispanic or Latino (91.6%); Asian (4.7%); White (1.3%); Filipino (1.0%); Two+ Races (0.5%)
Alexander Hamilton Senior High Los Angeles 90034 Los Angeles Unified 2,722 Hispanic or Latino (51.4%); African American (26.1%); White (15.4%); Asian (3.6%); Two+ Races (1.7%); Filipino (1.2%)
North Hollywood Senior High North Hollywood Los Angeles Unified 2,705 Hispanic or Latino (66.3%); White (17.6%); Asian (8.1%); African American (3.3%); Filipino (2.3%); Two+ Races (1.8%)
San Pedro Senior High San Pedro Los Angeles Unified 2,704 Hispanic or Latino (66.7%); White (16.0%); African American (7.6%); Asian (2.9%); Two+ Races (2.8%); Filipino (2.7%); Pacific Islander (1.0%)
School City District Enrolled Racial Composition
Crescenta Valley High La Crescenta Glendale Unified 2,684 White (52.5%); Asian (24.7%); Hispanic or Latino (14.3%); Two+ Races (3.8%); Filipino (3.4%); African American (0.9%)
John H. Francis Polytechnic Sun Valley Los Angeles Unified 2,679 Hispanic or Latino (91.3%); White (2.6%); Filipino (2.5%); Asian (2.1%); African American (1.1%)
La Serna High Whittier Whittier Union High 2,667 Hispanic or Latino (81.1%); White (12.1%); Asian (3.1%); Filipino (1.5%); African American (1.2%)
Diamond Bar High Diamond Bar Walnut Valley Unified 2,665 Asian (63.0%); Hispanic or Latino (18.5%); White (8.2%); Filipino (4.8%); African American (2.6%); Two+ Races (2.5%)
Bell Gardens High Bell Gardens Montebello Unified 2,659 Hispanic or Latino (98.5%); White (0.6%); American Indian or Alaska Native (0.5%)
School City District Enrolled Racial Composition
Burbank High Burbank Burbank Unified 2,624 White (59.6%); Hispanic or Latino (24.7%); Asian (5.3%); Filipino (3.5%); African American (2.7%); Two+ Races (2.4%); Not Reported (1.6%)
Saugus High Saugus William S. Hart Union High 2,608 White (49.6%); Hispanic or Latino (34.7%); Two+ Races (4.8%); Filipino (4.7%); Asian (3.7%); African American (2.2%)
James A. Garfield Senior High Los Angeles 90022 Los Angeles Unified 2,601 Hispanic or Latino (98.7%); African American (0.5%)
Jordan High Long Beach Long Beach Unified 2,575 Hispanic or Latino (73.8%); African American (16.3%); Asian (3.5%); Pacific Islander (2.4%); White (1.4%); Filipino (1.2%); Two+ Races (0.8%); Not Reported (0.4%)
Mira Costa High Manhattan Beach Manhattan Beach Unified 2,575 White (60.9%); Hispanic or Latino (13.4%); Two+ Races (11.8%); Asian (8.4%); African American (1.7%); Filipino (1.0%); Not Reported (2.3%)
School City District Enrolled Racial Composition
Burroughs High Burbank Burbank Unified 2,547 Hispanic or Latino (45.5%); White (36.9%); Asian (4.8%); Filipino (4.4%); Two+ Races (3.7%); African American (3.4%); Not Reported (0.9%)
Phineas Banning Senior High Wilmington Los Angeles Unified 2,538 Hispanic or Latino (94.1%); African American (1.9%); Pacific Islander (1.2%); White (1.1%); Filipino (0.7%); Two+ Races (0.5%)
Bellflower High Bellflower Bellflower Unified 2,512 Hispanic or Latino (78.7%); African American (10.2%); Filipino (3.2%); White (3.1%); Asian (2.2%); Two+ Races (1.3%); Pacific Islander (0.6%); American Indian or Alaska Native (0.4%)
Montebello High Montebello Montebello Unified 2,504 Hispanic or Latino (96.6%); White (1.6%); African American (0.5%)
Taft Charter High Woodland Hills Los Angeles Unified 2,485 White (40.4%); Hispanic or Latino (38.8%); African American (7.7%); Asian (6.9%); Filipino (3.2%); Two+ Races (2.4%)
School City District Enrolled Racial Composition
John F. Kennedy High Granada Hills Los Angeles Unified 2,427 Hispanic or Latino (80.2%); White (9.8%); Filipino (3.1%); Asian (3.0%); African American (2.3%); Two+ Races (1.1%)
Alhambra High Alhambra Alhambra Unified 2,426 Hispanic or Latino (52.0%); Asian (39.2%); Two+ Races (2.6%); Filipino (2.5%); White (2.3%); African American (1.0%)
El Rancho High Pico Rivera El Rancho Unified 2,420 Hispanic or Latino (97.3%); White (1.1%); African American (0.5%)
Claremont High Claremonth Claremont Unified 2,407 Hispanic or Latino (42.3%); White (34.2%); Asian (10.7%); Two+ Races (5.2%); African American (4.4%); Filipino (1.4%); Not Reported (1.6%)
Bell Senior High Bell Los Angeles Unified 2,407 Hispanic or Latino (95.6%); White (3.8%)
School City District Enrolled Racial Composition
Glendora High Glendora Glendora Unified 2,404 Hispanic or Latino (44.6%); White (39.4%); Asian (7.8%); Two+ Races (4.1%); Filipino (2.3%); African American (1.4%)
Lawndale High Lawndale Centinela Valley Union High 2,390 Hispanic or Latino (71.3%); African American (18.5%); Two+ Races (4.9%); Asian (2.2%); White (1.3%); Pacific Islander (1.0%); Filipino (0.7%)
John Marshall Senior High Los Angele 90027 Los Angeles Unified 2,384 Hispanic or Latino (58.6%); White (16.0%); Asian (12.4%); Filipino (8.7%); African American (2.1%); Two+ Races (1.4%)

Source: California Dept. of Education


Largest PRIVATE High Schools (Grade 9-12)

In 1889, Mary Caswell founded Marlborough School. It is the oldest independent girls' school in Southern California.


School Year 2020-2021

Note: The following schools rank among the 50 largest private high schools in Los Angeles County. Their combined enrollment is 62.1 percent of all enrollment in the county's private high schools that teach grades 9 through 12.

School City School Type Enrolled Religious Affiliation Public School District
Notre Dame High School Sherman Oaks Co-ed 1,274 Catholic Los Angeles Unified
Loyola High School of Los Angeles Los Angeles 90006 Boys Only 1,271 Catholic Los Angeles Unified
Chaminade College Preparatory West Hills Co-ed 1,198 Catholic Los Angeles Unified
Bishop Amat Memorial High La Puente Co-ed 1,041 Catholic Bassett Unified
Oaks Christian School Westlake Village Co-ed 967 Nondenominational Las Virgenes Unified
School City School Type Enrolled Religious Affiliation Public School District
Harvard-Westlake Studio City Co-ed 876 Non-Religious Los Angeles Unified
Bishop Montgomery High Torrance Co-ed 841 Catholic Torrance Unified
Damien High School La Verne Boys Only 821 Catholic Bonita Unified
Bishop Alemany High Mission Hills Co-ed 802 Catholic Los Angeles Unified
St. John Bosco High School Bellflower Boys Only 774 Catholic Downey Unified
School City School Type Enrolled Religious Affiliation Public School District
St. Francis High School La Canada Boys Only 645 Catholic La Canada Unified
Cathedral High School Los Angeles 90012 Boys Only 630 Catholic Los Angeles Unified
La Salle High School Pasadena Co-ed 604 Catholic Pasadena Unified
Paraclete High School Lancaster Co-ed 558 Catholic Antelope Valley Union High
Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences Santa Monica Co-ed 555 Non-Religious Santa Monica-Malibu Unified
School City School Type Enrolled Religious Affiliation Public School District
Campbell Hall (Episcopal) Studio City Co-ed 544 Episcopal Los Angeles Unified
St. Genevieve High School Panorama City Co-ed 541 Catholic Los Angeles Unified
Brentwood School Los Angeles 90049 Co-ed 532 Non-Religious Los Angeles Unified
Milken Community School Los Angeles 90049 Co-ed 531 Jewish Los Angeles Unified
Maranatha High School Pasadena Co-ed 520 Nondenominational Pasadena Unified
School City School Type Enrolled Religious Affiliation Public School District
Viewpoint School Calabasas Co-ed 507 Non-Religious Las Virgenes Unified
Providence High School Burbank Co-ed 500 Catholic Burbank Unified
Crespi Carmelite High School Encino Boys Only 496 Catholic Los Angeles Unified
Saint Joseph High School Lakewood Girls Only 488 Catholic Bellflower Unified
Sierra Canyon School Chatsworth Co-ed 462 Non-Religious Los Angeles Unified
School City School Type Enrolled Religious Affiliation Public School District
Valley Christian High School Cerritos Co-ed 460 Reformed ABC Unified
Immaculate Heart High School and Middle School Los Angeles 90028 Girls Only 457 Catholic Los Angeles Unified
St. Paul High School Santa Fe Springs Co-ed 450 Catholic Whittier Union High
Saint Anthony High School Long Beach Co-ed 445 Catholic Long Beach Unified
Village Christian Schools Sun Valley Co-ed 437 Nondenominational Los Angeles Unified
School City School Type Enrolled Religious Affiliation Public School District
Korean Education Center Online School Hacienda Heights Co-ed 425 Non-Religious Los Angeles Unified
Windward School Los Angeles 90066 Co-ed 423 Non-Religious Los Angeles Unified
Mary Star of the Sea High School San Pedro Co-ed 419 Catholic Los Angeles Unified
The Webb Schools Claremont Co-ed 412 Non-Religious Claremont Unified
St. Pius X St. Matthias Academy Downey Co-ed 406 Catholic Downey Unified
School City School Type Enrolled Religious Affiliation Public School District
Marlborough School Los Angeles 90004 Girls Only 394 Non-Religious Los Angeles Unified
Bishop Mora Salesian High School Los Angeles 90023 Boys Only 387 Catholic Los Angeles Unified
de Toledo High School West Hills Co-ed 379 Jewish Los Angeles Unified
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy La Canada Girls Only 378 Catholic La Canada Unified
Bishop Conaty–Our Lady of Loretto High School Los Angeles 90006 Girls Only 378 Catholic Los Angeles Unified
School City School Type Enrolled Religious Affiliation Public School District
Junipero Serra High School Gardena Co-ed 378 Catholic Los Angeles Unified
Polytechnic School Pasadena Co-ed 378 Non-Religious Pasadena Unified
Chadwick Palos Verdes Peninsula Co-ed 364 Non-Religious Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified
St. Lucy's Priory High School Glendora Girls Only 354 Catholic Glendora Unified
Cantwell–Sacred Heart of Mary High School Montebello Co-ed 349 Catholic Montebello Unified
School City School Type Enrolled Religious Affiliation Public School District
Saint Monica Catholic High School Santa Monica Co-ed 347 Catholic Santa Monica-Malibu Unified
Oakwood Secondary North Hollywood Co-ed 344 Non-Religious Los Angeles Unified
Heritage Christian School Northridge Co-ed 343 Nondenominational Los Angeles Unified
Don Bosco Technical Institute Rosemead Boys Only 342 Catholic Montebello Unified
Marymount High School Los Angeles 90077 Girls Only 340 Catholic Los Angeles Unified
School City School Type Enrolled Religious Affiliation Public School District
Buckley School, The Sherman Oaks Co-ed 338 Non-Religious Los Angeles Unified
Mayfield Senior School Pasadena Girls Only 333 Catholic Pasadena Unified
Verbum Dei High School Los Angeles 90059 Boys Only 322 Catholic Los Angeles Unified

Source: California Dept. of Education