Alliance College-Ready Academy High School 16

We are currently enrolling students in grades 9-12 for the 2015-2016 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


1575 W 2nd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90026
*Entrance on Loma Dr. off of Beverly Blvd.
See map


(213) 241-8533


(213) 241-8540


Enrollment Deadline

Friday, February 27, 2015

Apply in English or Spanish.


Alliance College-Ready Academy High School 16 achieved a 2013 Academic Performance Index (API) score of 769. CST results: 41% Advanced/Proficient in English; 31% Advanced/Proficient in Math. 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

94% Latino and 4% African American, and 2% Asian, 30% English Language Learner (ELL) students, and 98% 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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