Alliance Judy Ivie Burton Technology High School

Alliance Judy Ivie Burton Technology High School is a free, public charter school authorized by the Los Angeles Unified School District.
In 2010, Alliance Burton Tech adopted the Blended Learning for Alliance School Transformation (BLAST) education model, which provides each student with a laptop and uses a wide variety of technological tools to prepare them for success in college and future careers.  To read more about the BLAST model click here.

Enrollment for Current School Year

600 students in grades 9-12

Date Opened

August 2005


10101 South Broadway
Los Angeles, CA 90003
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(323) 920-6125


(323) 920-6950


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Alliance Judy Ivie Burton Technology High School students achieved a 2013 Academic Performance Index (API) score of 754. CST results: 49% Advanced/Proficient in English, 26% Advanced/Proficient in Math.  For more on the school's current Performance Indicators, click here.

Alliance Burton Tech ranks in the top 5% of high schools nationwide by US News & World Report, and among the top 2,000 high schools in the nation by Newsweek.


Alliance Judy Ivie Burton Technology High School is located in South Los Angeles on the original site of the Sheen Educational Center.  The community is mainly served by non-charter public high schools, many of which are low-performing and overcrowded.

Demographics and Average Daily Attendance

91% Latino and 9% African American, 20% English Language Learner (ELL) Students, and 98% free or reduced meal program participants. To date, average daily attendance is 98%.

Principal Profile

Davida Fountain comes to the Alliance with more than 15 years of education experience.  Prior to joining the Alliance team Ms. Fountain served as an educator and administrator at charter schools in Compton and South Los Angeles.  In 2008, Ms. Fountain became the Assistant Principal at Alliance Judy Ivie Burton Technology Academy High School and was part of the leadership team that led the blended learning pilot at the school.  In 2011 she took over as Principal at Burton Technology Academy.  Ms. Fountain earned a bachelor of arts in Education from Loyola Marymount University where she coordinated the Academic Persistence Program.  She also holds a master's degree in Education Leadership from California State University, Sacramento.

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