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  1. Academics
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  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
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  5. Clubs & Activities
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  6. Health & Safety
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  7. Administration
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  8. Sports
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  9. Food
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  10. Resources & Facilities
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Los Alamitos Unified School District is a top rated, public school district located in Los Alamitos, CA. It has 9,904 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 26 to 1. According to state test scores, 73% of students are at least proficient in math and 81% in reading.
About Los Alamitos Unified School District...
Address
10293 Bloomfield St
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Telephone
(562) 799-4700

Los Alamitos Unified School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
81%
Percent Proficient - Math
73%
Average Graduation Rate
98%
Average SAT
1240
735 responses
Average ACT
29
306 responses

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
9,904
Free or Reduced Lunch
14%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
26:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$98,395
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.3%

Finances

Total Expenses
$109,994,000
Expenses Per Student
$12,181/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    67%
  • Support Services
    31%
  • Other
    2%

Los Alamitos Unified School District Reviews

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They have a great academic system and offer several electives for students to try throughout junior high and high school. The rigorous workload in AP classes help prepare students for college. The teachers spend extra time before and after school to review the lessons with students. There are also several activities offered to involve all grade levels such as the “Friday Night Lights” football games, the high school dance clinic with the dance program, and the “All District” music festival. However, in addition to the great aspects, there are some things I would like to see change. Due to the demographics of the surrounding community, there is a lack of diversity and many of the students act privileged. Many minority students experience racism and bullying. When the students addressed the administrative staff about the issues, the staff tried to cover up the situations and made little effort to resolve them.
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Los Alamitos High School is an all-around great school that excels in academics, sports, and the arts. The school offered many advanced placement classes and the teachers do a great job in getting the students ready for the AP exams, with most students passing those AP exams. The school is competitive in almost every sports and often finish in first or second place in our league. The arts programs are off the charts. The advanced mixed show choir has won nationally titles an unprecedented eight times in a row.
My experience in the Los Alamitos Unified School district has been one of a kind. This district has amazing schools that help students be their best selves academically. They have countless programs that teach student amazing things, from choir to football the district does an amazing job hiring staff to accommodate it all. I feel like I was given the best education possible in this district. Furthermore, as a new freshman in college I feel prepared to take this up coming year head on because of how LAHS prepared me.