Alliance Renee & Meyer Luskin Academy High School (Alliance Luskin High) and Alliance Virgil Roberts Middle Academy are conveniently next door and together serve grades 6-12.
410 scholars in grades 9-12
Alliance Luskin High is located in the Hyde Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles. The area is primarily home to African American and Latino families.
83% Latino,16% African American, 17% English Language Learner (ELL), 11% Special Education and 92% free or reduced meal program participants.
Before coming to Alliance Renee & Meyer Luskin High School (Alliance Luskin HS) Andrew Vega served as principal of the Phineas Bates Elementary School in Boston. During his time at the Bates, he led the school to dramatic improvements for students, with growth exceeding both the district and state averages. In addition, he oversaw the school's implementation of special education inclusion and expanded the advanced courses to all students. For their efforts to build equity and inclusion while also dramatically improving outcomes for students, the Bates was awarded the School on the Move Prize in 2016. Mr. Vega began his teaching career in Los Angeles, where he taught high school English before moving to Boston to teach middle school English. He is a former Teach Plus Teaching Policy Fellow and America Achieves Fellow. Mr. Vega has also served on the teacher advisory boards for The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, The Boston Foundation, and The Achievement Network. He received a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of California, Los Angeles and a master’s in Secondary Education from Loyola Marymount University. He is an alumni of Boston College’s Lynch Leadership Academy Aspiring Principal Fellowship.