Alliance Morgan McKinzie High School

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The lottery deadline for the 2022-23 school year is December 3, 2021 but applications are still being accepted. Apply today!

110 South Townsend Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90063

(323) 526-8198








Alliance Morgan McKinzie High School and Alliance College-Ready Middle Academy 8 are conveniently next door and together serve grades 6-12.



350 scholars in grades 9-12 

Date Opened

August 2009


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. 


Points of Pride

Alliance McKinzie High has been recognized in US News & World Report's Best High Schools in America, as well as being ranked among the top 10% of high schools in Los Angeles County. Last year 95% of scholars graduated with the requirements needed to apply to Cal State and University of California campuses. Our small intimate state of the art campus is staffed by professionals who are skilled at nurturing each scholar through a commitment to exceptional teaching and developing habits, Alliance McKinzie High offers media arts elective, club sports, robotics, and other after-school activities. 



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. 


99% Latino, 15% English Language Learner (ELL), 20% special education, and 98% free or reduced meal program participants.
Principal Profile
Rosa MenendezRosa 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 the 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.