Gardena High School

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Basic Information

Address: 1301 W 182nd St. Gardena, CA 90248
County: Los Angeles
School District: Los Angeles Unfied School District
Phone Number: (310) 354-5008
Fax Number: (310) 366-6943
Principal: Mr. Rudy Mendoza

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Additional Information

School Type: Foreign Language Magnet
Accreditation: yes
State School ID: 051020
Founded: 1991
Ages/Grades: Grades 9-12
School Schedule (Hours in Day): 8:00-3:00
School Days in Calendar Year: 120
School Colors: Green
School Mascot: Panther
School Size: 226 students
Classroom Size: 34
Student/Teacher Ratio: 34:1

English, Math, Science and Language


Theme based curriculum with an international thread throught all subjects.
It's a college based program where students take A-G requirements.

School Performance: Magnet outperforms regular schools in all standardized tests (CAHSEE, CSTs, etc.)
Percentage of Graduating Class: 95%
Support Services:

Adminstration and Local District 8

After School Programs: Yes
Computer Capabilities:

We do have several computer labs on campus.

School Clubs:

Many different clubs on campus.

Admissions Requirements:

This is an integration court-mandated program open to all students of LAUSD.

Admissions Deadline: Middle of January
Mission Statement:

The mission of GHS Foreign Language/International Studies Magnet is to provide a quality educational program that demonstrates continued progress in student achievement. Diverse educational opportunities are offered to enable students to achieve at their highest potential. This magnet program offers a healthy and safe learning environment where there is mutual respect and where students are given the opportunity to learn skills that will enable them to be college ready and to become productive and competitive members of our diverse, multicultural and technological society.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

The educational philosophy is that all students will gain skills that facilitate learning and understanding of diverse cultures, lifestyles and customs on international issues. Students will become fluent in a foreign language and will understand globalization in today's economy.