Manual Arts High School has an incredible history as the third oldest high school in Los Angeles, spanning more than a century.
Category: South LA High Schools
This mission architecture school used to grace the corner of Hoover and 70th streets in South LA. Now it’s a park. Here’s what happened.
Thomas Jefferson High School in Southeast Los Angeles stands as the fourth oldest high school in the entire city. Here’s its history.
On South Central Avenue, Verbum Dei High School has an incredible 60-year history serving the Watts community of South LA.
Today we’re looking at a brief history of Washington Preparatory High School, and we’ll also take a look at how it jumpstarted Southwest Los Angeles.
In 1968, Crenshaw High School opened as a 25-acre flagship campus in South LA that would level the playing field between schools in black neighborhoods and schools in white neighborhoods.
When you take a deeper look at the school’s historical roots, you’ll find this once-predominantly Black school at the crux of segregation in a White neighborhood.
Many people might know this school as a present day minority serving institution, but there’s a lot more to the story than this.