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Acceleration Days

LAUSD Acceleration Days will take place during the first two days of Winter Break: Dec. 19 and 20th.
 
While our site will not be open for the Acceleration Days, our families and employees can participate at neighboring sites: 
 
 
 
 
 
ACCELERATION DAY SITES IN OUR COMMUNITY OF SCHOOLS:  
ES: RFK New Open, Politi
MS: YOKA, RFK UCLA
HS: West Adams
Monday, December 19, and Tuesday, December 20 
 
 
Please note the following: 
* We are extending student registration for Acceleration Days! 
* There will be another opportunity for students to register this week to participate! Students will be able to enroll directly here at the school, if they haven’t already done so via BBC message 
* Parents, if you would like to register your children to participate, please contact the school office right away! 
* The deadline for additional student registration is FRIDAY, 12/9 
 
Please remember that Acceleration Days offer key opportunities for both intervention and enrichment. The schedule will mirror our regular daily schedule, and we will have Food Services and Beyond the Bell after-school care available.  

Who We Are

Our History

The Los Angeles High School of the Arts was founded on the Belmont High School campus in 1998 as a small learning community. In 2007, it became one of the founding members of the LAUSD Pilot Schools program and joined the RFK Community Schools family in summer of 2010.
 
LAHSA offers a rigorous arts-based curriculum that prepares students for college and for careers in the theater arts and entertainment industry. 

Upcoming Events

Recent News

LAHSA: STEAM Certified

After an almost two-year review period, we are proud to announce that the LAUSD School Board has CERTIFIED LAHSA as a STEAM school, recognizing our ability to provide exceptional instruction in the arts and math/science fields. Many thanks to our former principal, Susan Canjura, for starting the process; thanks also to our Principal, Cathy Kwan, for continuing to push our program forward; Finally, thanks go out to our STEAM TEAM for the many late nights and dozens of pages of work.
LAHSA: STEAM Certified Featured Photo

Parent/Student Handbook 22-23

We've distributed the new Parent/Student Handbook to advisories, but you can get a digital copy by clicking the image above!
Parent/Student Handbook 22-23 Featured Photo

Welcome to 2022-23

Happy to have you back, students! And we're excited to meet all the new faces! A link to the schedule for the week is attached. Remember there's a End of the Week assembly/ice cream social waiting for you.
Welcome to 2022-23 Featured Photo

The Gold Standard

LAHSA receives Gold Certification and is recognized as a school that "represents the highest quality standard for Linked Learning pathways" by the Linked Learning Alliance!
The Gold Standard Featured Photo

Facts & Numbers

  • 100% A-G Requirement Compliance
  • 81% Graduation Rate
    (Class of 2019)
  • 27% AP Course Enrollment
    (Class of 2019)
  • RICH STEAM Curriculum