Alliance Piera Barbaglia Shaheen Health Services Academy
Although the deadline to apply before the lottery was November 1, 2019, scholars are still being accepted and families are invited to apply.
8515 Kansas Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90044
550 scholars in grades 9-12
Alliance Piera Barbaglia Shaheen Health Services Academy (Alliance PBS HSA) is located in South Los Angeles and is primarily home to African American and Latino families.
Points of Pride
Alliance PBS HSA is an award-winning high performing free, public charter school with the mission to prepare scholars in South Los Angeles to succeed through college and support their ambition to pursue careers in the healthcare & medical industry. It has been recognized top high schools nationwide according to US News & World Report since 2015. This school provides scholars with rigorous college-preparatory instruction and an application-based curriculum with a healthcare theme that includes experiential learning. Unique courses and services include Medical Science, Numerous AP offerings such as AP Physics and AP Calculus, Extensive Electives (Art, Dance, Film, Journalism), free tutoring, clubs, after school programs and sports.
85% Latino, 13% African American, 20% English Language Learners (ELL), 11% Special Education and 96% free or reduced meal program participants.