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Port of Los Angeles High School

Preschool | Grades 8-12 | Los Angeles Unified
250 West Fifth St
San Pedro, CA 90731
(310) 832-9201

About This School

We have expanded the school greatly. We serve about 750 students now and have expanded our Maritime curriculum. We are a college prep school that had a 100% graduation rate in the 2008-2009 school year with a class of 89 students.
Port of Los Angeles High School is located in San Pedro, CA and is one of 959 schools in Los Angeles Unified School District. It is a charter school that serves 850 students in grades 8-12.

Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system. See Port of Los Angeles 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.

Port of Los Angeles High School had an API growth score of 840 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Port of Los Angeles High School's 2012 base score was 791 and the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Port of Los Angeles High School had 19 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)

55% 45%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)


District Spending (2010)

per student
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All Grades Algebra II Performance

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Port of Los Angeles High School Reviews

By , a Parent on

i agree with maria
i have noticed that when i take my son to school there are kids still at the bus stop and they end up being late to school.
if the school provides transportation the amount of kids being late would be lower than it is now.other than that i like the way the school works.

By , a Parent on

I will like for the school to provide transportation for students

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