Optimist High School 6957 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA90042 Optimist High School is located on the grounds of the Optimist Youth Homes and Family Services campus in Highland Park.…More It is a state-certified, special education high school that enrolls students from several surrounding communities, including Los Angeles. Optimist also offers small high school classes for students within the Los Angeles Unified School District who live on the campus, but do not qualify for special education. There is also a program for students being tested and evauluated for special education, as well as vocational training.
Franklin-Hollywood Community Adult School 820 N Avenue 54, Los Angeles, CA90042 The Franklin-Hollywood Community Adult School provides a variety of continuing education classes, programs and workshops…More for adults. It is operated by the Los Angeles Unified School District. It maintains an additional campus on N. Highland Avenue.
Highland Park Continuation School 928 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA90042 Highland Park Continuation School is a small public high school in the Los Angeles Unified School District. The school…More enrolls students who have struggled in traditional educational settings. The school has struggled in recent years according to California metrics, with its Annual Performance Index dropping from 548 in 2006 to 537 in 2009. All public schools in the state are required to eventually reach an API of 800.
Academica Avance Charter School 115 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA90042 Academia Avance is a public charter school located in Highland Park. The school is independently chartered and receives…More funding from the California Department of Education. The school is also directly overseen by the Los Angeles Unified School District. Any student in grades 6 through 12 is eligible to attend Academia Avance but the school does have an enrollment policy set by middle school capacity.
Yorkdale Elementary School 5657 Meridian St, Los Angeles, CA90042 Yorkdale Elementary School is a public elementary school that enrolls students in grades Kindergarten through sixth. It…More is part of the Los Angeles Unified School District. The school has gradually improved its academic performance over the last five years, and in 2010 increased its annual performance index from 727 to 774. The school also achieved federally mandated Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). As a result, it is not in program-improvement status.
San Pascual Avenue Elementary School 815 San Pascual Ave, Los Angeles, CA90042 San Pascual Avenue Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Highland Park. It is part of the Los…More Angeles Unified School District. The school's academic rating has fluctuated recently, with its Annual Performance Index surpassing the state mandated goal of 800 in 2009, and then falling to 753 in 2010. The school also failed to meet Annual Yearly Progress in 2o1o, and as a result is in the first year of Program Improvement Status.
Luther Burbank Middle School 6460 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA90042 Luther Burbank Middle School hosts both a traditional elementary school and a magnet school for seventh and eighth…More graders in the same building. Magnet school students undergo more rigorous training in math, science and community policing. As of 2010, the school had an API of 663 in 2001, up from 628 in the prior year. It is part of the Los Angeles Unified School District.
Arroyo Seco Museum Science Magnet School 4805 Sycamore Ter, Los Angeles, CA90042 Arroyo Seco Museum Science Magnet School is a K - 8 school located in Highland Park. As a museum science magnet school,…More its curriculum focuses on the study of museums and their function in society. Students at Arroyo Seco have performed well according to California metric, as evidenced by an increase of their Annual Performance Index from 855 in 2009 to 869 in 2010. The school is part of the Los Angeles Unified School District.
Established in 1916, Benajmin Franklin High School in Highland Park is currently home to about 2,200 students. As one…More of the larger high schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District, it accepts students from all over Highland Park, as well as some students from nearby Cypress Park.
The high school offers several Small Learning Communities, through which students can take related classes in subject areas that they find particularly interesting.
Buchanan Street Elementary Magnet Center is a public magnet school located in Highland Park. It is overseen by the…More Los Angeles Unified School District. Students at the school undergo extensive traning in math, science and technology. It is recognized as a L.A.U.S.D. "magnet school of excellence," for its students performance on the California Standards Test.
There is also a traditional elementary school located in the same building, which serves students in Kindergarten through 6th grade. The elementary school is steadily working toward the State mandated API goal of 800, having raised it's score by 3 points in 2010 to 777.