Optimist High

6957 N Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90042-0900
Tel: (323)443-3100
Grades: 7 - 12 | 181 students
By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in kids.
The Optimist Creed promise yourself to be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind, to talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet, to think only of the best, to work only for the best, and to expect only the best, to be just as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own, to give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to criticize others, and to be too large for worry, too noble for anger, too strong for fear, and too happy to permit the presence of trouble.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
Grades Offered Grades 7 - 12
Learning Programs Supported ED, SLD, OHI

Student Body

Total Students 181 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 87%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Optimist High Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hillsides Education Center (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hillsides Education Center (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Pacific Oaks Children's School (1.4 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pasadena
    Hillsides Education Center
    Special Education School
    Grades: 2-12 | 81 students
    0.7 miles
    940 Avenue 64
    Pasadena, CA 91105
    (323)254-2274
    0.72-12
    81
  • Los Angeles
    The Academy Of Our Lady
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 2-8 | 9 students
    0.9 miles
    6338 N Figueroa St
    Los Angeles, CA 90042
    (818)400-5674
    0.92-8
    9
  • Los Angeles
    Grades: K | 74 students
    0.9 miles
    1439 Colorado Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90041
    (323)254-3027
    0.9K
    74
  • Los Angeles
    Grades: 1-10 | 9 students
    1 miles
    1664 Yosemite Dr
    Los Angeles, CA 90041
    (626)628-4375
    11-10
    9
  • Los Angeles
    St Ignatius School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: KG-8 | 202 students
    1 miles
    6025 Monte Vista St
    Los Angeles, CA 90042
    (323)255-6456
    1KG-8
    202

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