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Garvanza Elementary School
317 N Avenue 62, Los Angeles, CA 90042
Garvanza Elementary School is listed as a "California Distinguished School" and has an Annual Performance Index ratingMore of greater than 800. The school also met federally mandated Adequate Yearly Progress benchmarks during the 2009-2010 school year. Approximately 480 students are enrolled in the school.
Academica Avance Charter School
115 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA 90042
Academia Avance is a public charter school located in Highland Park. The school is independently chartered and receivesMore 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.
Highland Park Continuation School
928 N Avenue 53, Los Angeles, CA 90042
Highland Park Continuation School is a small public high school in the Los Angeles Unified School District. The schoolMore 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.
Luther Burbank Middle School
6460 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90042
Luther Burbank Middle School hosts both a traditional elementary school and a magnet school for seventh and eighthMore 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.
San Pascual Avenue Elementary School
815 San Pascual Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90042
San Pascual Avenue Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Highland Park. It is part of the LosMore 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.
Florence Nightingale Middle School
3311 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90065
Florence Nightingale Middle School is a large public middle school located just ouside of Highland Park in the communityMore of Cypress Park. It enrolls students from across Northeastern Los Angeles. The school's erformance has steadily improved since the 2005-2006 school year, when its Annual Performance Index was 617. As of 2009-2010, the school had raised its API to 703.
Aldama Elementary School
632 N Avenue 50, Los Angeles, CA 90042
Aldama Elementary School is a traditional public elementary school that enrolls students from preschool through gradeMore six. As of 2009, more than half of the school's student body were English language learners. According to the Aldama Elementary School PTA, the school has met academic growth benchmarks since 2007 and currently holds an Academic Performance Index of 768.
Yorkdale Elementary School
5657 Meridian St, Los Angeles, CA 90042
Yorkdale Elementary School is a public elementary school that enrolls students in grades Kindergarten through sixth. ItMore 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.
Arroyo Seco Museum Science Magnet School
4805 Sycamore Ter, Los Angeles, CA 90042
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.
Good Shepherd Lutheran School and Child Development Center
6338 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90042
Good Shepherd Lutheran School is located on North Figueroa Street in Highland Park, across from the Garvanza ElementaryMore School. It enrolls children in pre-school and grades K-6. The school is attached to the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, which was established in Highland Park more than 75 years ago. The school strives to provide quality instruction in a Christ-centered atmosphere.
Annandale Elementary School
6125 Poppy Peak Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90042
Annandale Elementary School, located in Highland Park, enrolls students in grades kindergarten through five and has anMore API score of 808. It offers several after-school programs for students, such as L.A.'s Best. Students are recognized for their performance through programs like Bear Bucks and Student of the Month. There is also a community garden located at the school for students. 
St. Ignatius of Loyola Elementary School
6025 Monte Vista St, Los Angeles, CA 90042
St. Ignatius of Loyola Elementary School is a Catholic kindergarten through eighth grade school located in HighlandMore Park. It is connected to St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Church on Monte Vista Street. Students at the school have the opportunity to play on sports teams year round, join extracurricular clubs and participate in service opportunities in the community.
Buchanan Street Elementary School and Magnet Center
5024 Buchanan St, Los Angeles, CA 90042

Buchanan Street Elementary Magnet Center is a public magnet school located in Highland Park. It is overseen by theMore 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.

Optimist High School
6957 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90042
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.
Benjamin Franklin High School
820 N Avenue 54, Los Angeles, CA 90042

Established in 1916, Benajmin Franklin High School in Highland Park is currently home to about 2,200 students. As oneMore 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.

Mount Washington Elementary School
3981 San Rafael Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90065
Mount Washington Elementary School is a traditional public elementary school located atop San Rafael Avenue. It isMore recognized as a California Distinguished School for its students' performance on state standardized tests and its API score of nearly 900. It is one of the more diverse schools in the Highland Park/Mount Washington area, featuring a near equal distribution of white and Hispanic students.
Monte Vista Street Elementary School
5423 Monte Vista St, Los Angeles, CA 90042
Monte Vista Elementary School is a public elementary school. The school has steadily improved its academic performanceMore according to state metrics since 2006, raising its API from 723 to 757. Monte Vista enrolls students in Pre-k, and grades two through 6. Kindergarteners and first graders in the district attend Richard Riordan Primary Center.