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High Schools Attended by Former Palms Students

Alexander Hamilton Humanities Magnet

Alexander Hamilton Music Magnet

Archer School for Girls

Bravo Medical Magnet

Harvard-Westlake School

Loyola High School

Marlborough School

Oakwood Academy

Orange Lutheran High School

Sherman Oaks Notre Dame

St. Bernard

University High Digital Media Magnet

University High School STEM Magnet

Venice High School Magnet

...and more than 40 others!

High School Facts

The following information about local high schools is provided by the Palms counselors.

Students and parents are encouraged to attend High School Information Night and go on High School Tours.

Hamilton High School

Websites:

Schools:

  • Regular School
  • Humanities Magnet
  • Academy of Music and Performing Arts

Regular school, small  learning communities:

  • Business and Interactive Technology
  • Communication Arts Academy
  • Global Studies
  • Math, Science, Medical Center

University High School

Websites:

Schools:

  • Regular School
  • School for Advanced Studies (apply to the school directly)
  • MAST Magnet (Math, Art, Science, Technology)

 

Venice High School

Websites:

Schools:

  • Regular school
  • School for Advanced Studies (apply to the school directly)
  • STEMM Magnet (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Medicine)
  • World Languages and Global Studies Magnet

Regular school Academies:

  • Earth Justice Academy
  • Media, Arts, Technology Academy

Downtown Magnets High School

Websites: 

Magnet Pathways:

  • Downtown HS (Business)
    • ​​​​​​​Includes Academy of Fashion Design and Academy of Finance
  • ​​​​​​​Downtown HS (Computer Science/Engineering/MultiMedia)
    • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Includes Academy of Informational Technology (Multi-media), Computer Engineering, and Academy of Engineering
  • ​​​​​​​International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program

General Information

See the School Calendar or our High School Information Night page for information about the event at Palms, where you can learn about the excellent high schools in our area.

The Choices Bulletin will be available each September for the following school year. This is the way that students can apply to any Magnet Program in the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Many high schools have visitors days in the Fall semester. Check websites of high schools in which you are interested for tour information.

In the spring counselors from Hamilton High School and Venice High School may visit Palms to pre-program incoming 9th grade students who are within the boundaries of their attendance area.

Palisades Charter High School

Websites:

Applying:

  • Since Palisades is a charter school you must apply to the school directly.

Culver City High School

Websites:

Applying:

  • Culver City High School is in a different school district. You must apply to the Culver City School District in order to attend there.

Girls Academic Leadership Academy

Websites:

Applying:

  • This is a new LAUSD school and the first all-girls school in the district. It is open to all girls with the LAUSD boundaries.
  • Application information

Westchester Enriched Sciences Magnets

Websites:

Schools:

  • Environmental & Natural Science Magnet
  • Gifted & High Honors Magnet
  • Health & Sports Medicine Magnet

Applying: