Alliance Ted K. Tajima High School


Alliance Ted K. Tajima High School

Downtown Los Angeles

Alliance Ted K. Tajima High School

Ranked as one of the best high schools in America, Alliance Ted K. Tajima High School prepares scholars for college-readiness through an innovative, equitable, and rigorous education.

High School Graduation
1 %
College Acceptance
1 %
Staff to Scholar
1: 1

  • Our strong community of educators and families empower our scholars to be accepted into and persist through college. It takes all of us.
  • At Alliance Tajima we hope  to create a supportive and inclusive learning environment that develops intellectually curious, resilient, and self-motivated scholars whose sense of purpose, advocacy, and leadership skills equip them to pursue post-secondary opportunities and make a difference in their community.

School size

450 scholars in grades 9-12

  • We are College-Ready! Our mission at Alliance Ted K. Tajima High School is to create a nurturing environment that prepares all scholars for college and beyond through rigorous instruction and individualized support serving the holistic needs of scholars and their families.
  • Beyond the academic rigor that has helped us become a nationally recognized high school, we offer a variety of clubs for our scholars.
    1. Sports: basketball, soccer, dance, eSports
    2. Clubs: dance, photography, cooking, art, green club, podcast club, play production, associated student body, Student Run Los Angeles, and more!

Amber Diaz


Principal Profile​

Amber Diaz started her education career at Alliance Dr. Olga Mohan as a college counselor where she took pride in making sure every single one of her scholars had a post-secondary education option after high school. She later became the founding assistant principal at Alliance Ted K. Tajima High School where she continued to create a college-going culture before assuming her role as Principal.


  • M.A., School Counseling, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
    Administrative Credential, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA
  • B.A., Psychology, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA

Accepting Applications for the 2024-25 School Year

Grades 6-12

Our schools are open and free to all students! No entrance exam. No tuition. Enroll your child in one of the best schools in the country.