Alliance Health Services Academy High School
Alliance Health Services Academy High School is a free, public charter school authorized by the Los Angeles Unified School District.
Alliance Health Services Academy High School concentrates on college-readiness through a themed curriculum that includes experiential learning with a focus on the health care industry. The school’s mission is to equip students in South Los Angeles with the tools necessary to excel in high school, succeed in college, and to motivate students to select health care related majors and careers—areas in which minority students such as those in the Health Services High School community are underrepresented.
Enrollment for Current School Year
500 students in grades 9-12
12226 S. Western Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90047
*Entrance on corner of 122nd Street and Denker Avenue
Alliance Health Services Academy High School achieved a 2013 API score of 717. CST results: 34% Advanced Proficient in English, 29% Advanced/Proficient in Math. For more on the school's current Performance Indicators, click here.
Alliance Health Services Academy High School is located in South Los Angeles, surrounded by Locke, Washington, and Gardena high schools. Alliance Health Services Academy is temporarily located on the campus of Henry Clay Middle School until it moves into a permanent facility in the area.
Demographics and Average Daily Attendance
76% Latino, 23% African American, and 1% Asian, 17% English Language Learner (ELL) students, and 89% free or reduced meal program participants. Average daily attendance is 96%.
Dr. Carla M. McCullough previously served as an Assistant Principal at Alliance Health Services Academy High School, before beginning her tenure as the school's principal. Prior to joining the Alliance, she was the Dean of Students at Samuel Gompers Middle School, where she also began her teaching career. Dr. McCullough holds a bachelor's degree in Drama and Political Science from Spelman College, and received her teaching credential and master's from Loyola Marymount University. She completed her doctorate at LMU in 2012, with a study that focused on the impact of Brown vs. the Board of Education within Los Angeles schools.