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Alliance Health Services Academy High School

Alliance Health Services Academy High School is a free, public charter school authorized by the Los Angeles Unified School District.
Alliance Health Services Academy High School concentrates on college-readiness through a themed curriculum that includes experiential learning with a focus on the health care industry. The school’s mission is to equip students in South Los Angeles with the tools necessary to excel in high school, succeed in college, and to motivate students to select health care related majors and careers—areas in which minority students such as those in the Health Services High School community are underrepresented.

Enrollment for Current School Year

500 students in grades 9-12

Date Opened

August 2009


10616 South Western Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90047
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(323) 972-9010


(323) 905-1578


Enrollment Deadline

Friday, February 26, 2016

Apply in English or Spanish.


Alliance Health Services Academy High School achieved an API score of 717, which is 100 points higher than the neighborhood average.  In 2014, 96 percent of Alliance Health Service graduates were accepted to college.  For more on the school's current Performance Indicators, click here.


Alliance Health Services Academy High School is located in South Los Angeles, surrounded by Locke, Washington, and Gardena high schools. Alliance Health Services Academy is temporarily located on the campus of Henry Clay Middle School until it moves into a permanent facility in the area.

Demographics and Average Daily Attendance

86% Latino,13% African American, and 1% Other, 18% English Language Learner (ELL) students, and 90% free or reduced meal program participants. 

Principal Profile

Dr. Carla M. McCullough previously served as an Assistant Principal at Alliance Health Services Academy High School, before beginning her tenure as the school's principal. Prior to joining the Alliance, she was the Dean of Students at Samuel Gompers Middle School, where she also began her teaching career. Dr. McCullough holds a bachelor's degree in Drama and Political Science from Spelman College, and received her teaching credential and master's from Loyola Marymount University. She completed her doctorate at LMU in 2012, with a study that focused on the impact of Brown vs. the Board of Education within Los Angeles schools.