Alliance Susan & Eric Smidt Technology High School






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

211 South Avenue 20 
Los Angeles, CA 90031

(323) 352-3206



550 scholars in grades 9-12

Date Opened

August 2012


Alliance Susan & Eric Smidt Technology High School is located in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood northeast of Downtown Los Angeles. The area is primarily home to Latino and Asian immigrant families.

Points of Pride 

Since 2016 Alliance Smidt Tech has been recognized as a top high school by US News & World Report. Alliance Smidt Tech offers clubs and sports such as dance, music, boys and girls basketball, boys and girls soccer, cross country, girls volleyball and softball. 


95% Latino, 2% Asian, and 1% African American/Black, 14% English Language Learners (ELL), 22% special education, and 99% free or reduced meal program participants. 

Principal Profile

romerOscar Romero has spent over 14 years working as an educator. He was one of the founding teachers at Susan and Eric Smidt Tech High School and has spent nearly a decade serving the Lincoln Heights community. Later, Mr. Romero became a school administrator encouraging a positive school culture as the dean of scholars, and he also started the school’s athletic program. Before joining Alliance, Mr. Romero worked as an athletic director, department chair teacher, and teacher support provider at Wallis Annenberg High School/The Accelerated School in South Central Los Angeles. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Spanish from Saint Mary’s College of California and a master’s degree in Education Administration from California State University, Dominguez Hills.