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Alliance Renee & Meyer Luskin Academy High School

 

 

 

 

The school's application deadline is February 15, 2018.

 

 

 

 

  

 

  

If you have questions please contact the school at: (323) 905-1210 

www.luskinacademy.org

2941 West 70th Street 

Los Angeles, CA 90043

 

Enrollment

410 students in grades 9-12

 

Date Opened

August 2012

 

Performance

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Source: latest available CDE data, 2014 - 2015 4-year cohort graduation rates and 2015-2016 CAASPP  

 

Community

Alliance Renee & Meyer Luskin Academy High School is located in the Hyde Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles. The area is primarily home to African American and Latino families. The community is mainly served by non-charter public high schools, many of which are low-performing and overcrowded.

Alliance Luskin Academy shares a campus with Alliance College-Ready Middle Academy 7.
 

Demographics and Average Daily Attendance

80% Latino and 20% African American, 16% English Language Learner (ELL) students, and 94% free or reduced meal program participants.
 

Principal

Before coming to Alliance Renee & Meyer Luskin High School (Alliance Luskin HS) Andrew Vega served as principal of the Phineas Bates Elementary School in Boston. During his time at the Bates, he led the school to dramatic improvements for students, with growth exceeding both the district and state averages. In addition, he oversaw the school's implementation of special education inclusion and expanded the advanced courses to all students. For their efforts to build equity and inclusion while also dramatically improving outcomes for students, the Bates was awarded the School on the Move Prize in 2016. Mr. Vega began his teaching career in Los Angeles, where he taught high school English before moving to Boston to teach middle school English. He is a former Teach Plus Teaching Policy Fellow and America Achieves Fellow. Mr. Vega has also served on the teacher advisory boards for The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, The Boston Foundation, and The Achievement Network. He received a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of California, Los Angeles and a master’s in Secondary Education from Loyola Marymount University. He is an alumni of Boston College’s Lynch Leadership Academy Aspiring Principal Fellowship.