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Alliance Morgan McKinzie High School




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110 South Townsend Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90063




300 students in grades 9-12 


Date Opened

August 2009



Alliance McKinzie High achieved a CAASPP score of 68 in ELA and 35 in Math and continues to raise the bar and outperform neighboring schools.



Alliance McKinzie High is located in East Los Angeles. It is a small, state of the art, academically focused school. They have very active family engagement and offer support classes for parents including computer and language courses. Alliance McKinzie High is located adjacent to Alliance College-Ready Middle Academy 8.  

Points of Pride

Alliance McKinzie High offers media arts elective, club sports, robotics and other after-school activities. They partner with Step Up, a program geared to inspire confidence in girls. They also partner with East LA Community College in which math support classes are taught by college professors so students can earn college credit. Last year 100% of seniors graduated.

Demographics and Average Daily Attendance

99% Latino, 16% English Language Learner (ELL) students, and 96% free or reduced meal program participants.
Principal Profile
Rosa Menendez has worked in the field of education for the past fifteen years. She has served in a variety of roles, including a classroom teacher for ten years and an administrator for the past five years. Ms. Menendez served as an assistant principal for PUC Lakeview Charter Academy before coming to Alliance. She served as an administrator at Alliance Richard Merkin Middle School and later at Alliance Renee & Meyer Luskin Academy High School. Ms. Menendez has always had the goal of serving the community in which she grew up, which has led her to become principal of Alliance Morgan McKinzie High School, where she works to ensure a quality education is accessible to all scholars. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a master's degree from Loyola Marymount University.