Alliance Judy Ivie Burton Technology High School


Alliance Judy Ivie Burton Technology High School

South Los Angeles/Watts

Alliance Judy Ivie Burton Technology High School

Ranked as one of the best high schools in America and a California Distinguished school, Alliance Judy Ivie Burton Technology High School is the pride of South LA. Discover what it’s like to be a Scorpion and let that Scorpion Pride shine!

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  • Alliance Burton Tech High School is a free public charter school, focused on ensuring a rigorous, compassionate, and transformative education for the improvement of the South LA community.
  • We understand that each scholar has individual needs and pride ourselves in the level of support we provide to our scjp;ars. Individualized supports include: after school tutoring, saturday tutoring, socioemotional supports, academic counseling, IEP supports, and EL supports.

School size
600 scholars in grades 9-12

  • In addition to being one of the top high schools in America, we take pride in the strong relationships between our scholars, families, faculty, and alumni.
  • In 2022, we received the Pivotal Practice Award, a recognition to the school who were able to maintain their practices when California required schools to offer distance learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • In 2020, Burton Tech was the only high school in California to receive the National Blue Ribbon Award. In 2019, we were recognized as a California Distinguished School.

Rogelio Sanchez

Jr. Principal

Principal Profile

Rogelio Sanchez, Jr. became the principal of Alliance Judy Ivie Burton Technology Academy High School in 2014. Before joining Alliance Burton Tech, Mr. Sánchez spent five years at Alliance Patti & Peter Neuwirth Leadership Academy, where he began as a physical education teacher, and later became the school’s assistant principal. Previously, Mr. Sánchez served as an athletic coach for various teams at SouthEast High School and James A. Garfield Senior High. Mr. Sanchez is also on the Los Angeles City Section CIF Board of Managers, as well as on the Executive Committee.


  • M.E.d., Educational Leadership and Administration, California State University-Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA
  • B.A., Physical Education Teaching, California State University-Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA

Accepting Applications for the 2024-25 School Year

Grades 6-12

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