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Amelia Earhart Continuation High School

Preschool | Grades 9-12 | Los Angeles Unified
5355 Colfax Ave
North Hollywood, CA 91601
(818) 769-4877

About This School

Amelia Earhart Continuation High School is located in North Hollywood, CA and is one of 267 high schools in Los Angeles Unified School District. It is a alt. school that serves 88 students in grades 9-12.

Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems. See Amelia Earhart Continuation High School's test results to learn more about school performance.

A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.

Amelia Earhart Continuation High School had an API growth score of 524 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Amelia Earhart Continuation High School's 2012 base score was 602 and the school did not meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Amelia Earhart Continuation High School had 38 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)


Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2011)

32% 68%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)


District Spending (2010)

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Grade 10 English-Language Arts Performance

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Amelia Earhart Continuation High School Reviews

By a Former Student on

Some of the best education I received was in this high school their teaching methods fits the individual student rather than an impossible demand. Thanks guys! ...Jael Verde...

By , a Parent on

this school is awsome. the teachers there are very responsible for every student. teachers will make the effort for students to work and achieve their goals. with me the teachers and i worked so hard to accomplish my goals. they stayed with me till the end. amelia is probably one of the best schools that i had ever been or attend. teachers give out the interest in their students to accomplish their goals and dreams. thank you so much teachers from amelia earhart. (mr. narita, ms. cunningham, and ms. shea.) also want to thank the staff as well. mr. carlitos, robert, miyo and everyone there for believing in us and that nothing is impossible.

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