Alliance College-Ready Academy High School 16

We are currently enrolling students in grades 9-12 for the 2016-2017 school year!

Alliance College-Ready Academy High School 16 is a free, public charter school authorized by the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Enrollment for Current School Year

460 students in grades 9-12

Date Opened

August 2011


1552 W. Rockwood St.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
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(213) 241-8533


(213) 241-8540


Enrollment Deadline

Friday, February 26, 2016

Apply in English or Spanish.


Alliance College-Ready Academy High School 16 achieved an Academic Performance Index (API) score of 770, placing it in the top 20% of all LAUSD high schools and nearly 100 points higher than the three nearest traditional public schools.  For more on the school's current Performance Indicators, click here.


Alliance College-Ready Academy High School 16 is located on the campus of Belmont High School in the Westlake neighborhood northwest of Downtown Los Angeles. Westlake is one of the most densely populated areas in the nation and home to many immigrant families, primarily from Mexico, Guatemala, and El Salvador.

Demographics and Average Daily Attendance

93% Latino, 3% African American, and 4% Other, 24% English Language Learner (ELL) students, and 94% free or reduced meal program participants. Average daily attendance is 95%.

Principal Profile

Carmen Vazquez is a former middle school teacher who specialized in best practices in working with students of diverse cultures and ethnicities. Prior to joining the Alliance, she taught at John Adams Middle School where she served as chair of the Equity Committee, successfully served special education students, and coordinated the Spanish Immersion Program. Ms. Vazquez began her administrative career as an Assistant Principal at Alliance Dr. Olga Mohan High School, one of the top performing high schools in LAUSD, and also participated in the Alliance Principal Intern Program before assuming her role as Principal at Alliance College-Ready Academy High School 16. Ms. Vazquez has a bachelor's degree Business Administration from National University, a master's in Education from Pepperdine University and a master's in Educational Leadership from Loyola Marymount University.

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