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Los Angeles Unified School

Location: Los Angeles

Population: 4,065,585

Closest City: Los Angeles

Distance to Closest City: 0 mins

Airport Code: LAX

Quick Facts:

Number of High Schools: 65
Students per High School: 1,500-3,300
Student to Teacher Ratio: 25:1
Approximate Start Date: Mid September
Approximate End Date: Late June
Fall Semester Offered: Yes
Spring Semester Offered: Yes
ESL Offered:Yes
IB Program Offered: Yes
Possibility of Graduation: Yes
Enrollment Restrictions: Must be under 18, cannot have already graduated
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Nicknamed "The City of Angels," Los Angeles is the largest city in California, and the second largest in the United States. Many artists, actors, singers, writers, dancers and performers frequent the streets of Los Angeles. Performances are put on each week put on by the opera, master chorus, theater group, the Los Angeles Philharmonic and countless others. Dodger Stadium is enjoyed by baseball fans, and the Staples Center hosts the LA Lakers, as well as concerts and award shows. An enormous range of dining and shopping options exists in this cultural hub, with something for everyone. Away from the glitz and glam, there are huge parks and beautiful gardens with hiking and biking trails, as well as places to sit and relax. With so much going on in one city, Los Angeles is a dream come true for many people!

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School Profile

The second largest public school district in the country, the Los Angeles Unified School District serves over 694,200 students with over 45,400 teachers. With a large district like this, there are many different programs for students. Recognized for The All District High School Honor Band and other arts programs, the district encourages students to get involved in the school and community. Several high schools within the district have won the United States Academic Decathlon. The Los Angeles Unified School District offers their students may opportunities to excel.

The teachers, administrators and staff of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) believe in the equal worth and dignity of all students and are committed to educate all students to their maximum potential.
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