Hawthorne High School

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Basic Information

Address: 4869 W. El Segundo Blvd Hawthorne, Ca 90250
County: Los Angeles
District: Centinela Valley Union High School
Phone Number: 310-263-4400
Fax Number: 310-675-7017
Principal: Dr. Vanessa Landesfeind

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Additional Information

School Type: 4 Year Public
Accreditation: WASC
Grade Level: 9-12
Founded: 1951
School Setting:


School Schedule (Hours in Day): 7
School Days in Calendar Year: 180
School Colors: Scarlet & Gold
School Mascot: Cougar


School Size: 2030
Classroom Size: 36:1
Classroom Teachers: 100
Student/Teacher Ratio: 36:1
Support Services:

Career Technical Academies
AVID, IB, ELD, & SPED Programs
Parent Center

Camp Programs: Yes
After School Programs: Yes
Summer School: Yes
Computer Capabilities:

Media Center Lab Open Morning, Lunch, & After School

School Championships:

1992 CIF Championship CIF Playoffs

School Clubs:

Black Student Union (BSU)
California Scholarship Federation (CSF)
Knights and Diaconians
Key Club
Link Crew
Male Student Alliance
Woman Success Alliance

Lunch Availability: 35 minutes
Uniform Guidelines:


Mission Statement:

Students lead at Hawthorne High School by committing themselves to academic achievement, the
pursuit of excellence, and the highest ethical standards through showing empathy. All students will
achieve the highest ideal of ethical standards by practicing personal responsibility, creating a venue
to positively impact the community and by having the opportunity to be a lifelong learner.
Students accept responsibility for their own lives coming prepared daily, their actions, and the
impact they have on changing society as they continue their lifelong process of learning. Students
and staff will create a safe environment where all Cougars can LEAP.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

Hawthorne High School encourages our students

Enrollment Characteristics: 80% Hispanic/Latino 13% African-American/Black 3% White 3% Other 1% Filipino
Notable Graduates:

Beach Boys

Programs and Services:

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