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Since 1873


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Who Are We?

The MESA Schools program serves educationally disadvantaged students diversity and achievement for a career in math, science, engineering, computer science, and technology. MESA was founded in 1970 during the Civil Rights Movement.
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At A Glance

  • 1873 Founded
  • 47 Honors/AP Classes
  • 21 Varsity Sports
  • 24 Career and Technical Classes
  • 1 Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics Magnet
  • 30+ Clubs
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About Us

Los Angeles High School is the oldest public high school in the Southern California Region and in the Los Angeles Unified School District. Our colors are royal blue and white and our mascot is the Romans. Los Angeles High School is a public secondary high school, enrolling an estimated 2,000 students in grades 9–12. 

Mission & Vision

Los Angeles High School is committed to providing an environment of creative collaboration, where students are supported in personal, professional and academic growth.  All students graduate with the skills they need to build lives of personal satisfaction, responsibility, and success.
Los Angeles High School strives to be a positive learning community that fosters empathetic, creative, critical, resilient thinkers, effective communicators and collaborators who demonstrate proficiency in 21st Century skills.