At POLAHS, all students are given an equal chance of success. Individualized attention and specialized programs allow POLAHS to meet the needs of a broad range of learners. POLAHS provides students with access to a rigorous, standards-based curriculum. POLAHS students take all of the courses required for high school graduation, and are encouraged to meet the University of California "a-g" subject area criteria for college acceptance.

As a college preparatory school, POLAHS offers over twenty Advanced Placement (AP) and Honors courses, including Chemistry, Biology, Calculus, Environmental Science and World History. In addition, students may enroll in three-unit UC/CSU transferable courses like International Business on the POLAHS campus. This opportunity is made available through a partnership with Los Angeles Harbor College.

POLAHS' curriculum is demanding, but it's well-rounded and fun too. POLAHS offers electives like Drama, Art, and Career Technical Education (CTE) pathways in Digital Media, Construction Technology, and Boat Operations. 

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Graduation 2016

POLAHS' 8th annual Graduation Commencement Ceremony was held on June 6, 2016 at the Long Beach Terrace Theater. Over 2,500 community members, parents, and friends attended the celebration. Congratulations, graduates! 


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Port of Los Angeles
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San Pedro, CA 90731
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