• Welcome to POLAHS...

    an independent, tuition-free, public charter school. We take great pride in our rigorous academic program, small class sizes, dedicated teachers, and safe learning environment. We’re happy you’re here!

  • Downtown Location

    We are proud of our home in downtown San Pedro, one block away from the largest Port complex in the nation. Our community is an extension of the classroom, offering a rich diversity of culture, interests, access, and opportunities.

  • College Prep

    As a college preparatory school, the POLAHS curriculum is demanding, but it’s well-rounded and fun too. Your courses could include Logistics, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Calculus, Psychology, or even Film.

  • Academic Excellence

    POLAHS scored an 840 on the 2012 Academic Performance Index (API). This outstanding score surpasses the state-wide target and represents a 49 point gain in only one year.

  • Thinking About Applying to POLAHS?

    Or maybe just interested in what we do here? In addition to campus tours throughout the year, we hold two Open House evenings in the spring. Dates are posted in local newspapers, magazines, and on our website calendar.

  • 2014 CIF Champions

    Congratulations to POLAHS' Baseball Team - 2014 CIF Champions!

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Graduation Commencement

Over 3,000 community members, parents, and friends attended POLAHS' 6th annual Graduation Commencement Ceremony on June 5, 2014 at the Long Beach Terrace Theater.

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Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to POLAHS' 2014 Teacher of the Year!

Mr. Michael Aspinwall

  Originally from Great Falls, Montana, Michael Aspinwall has made Los Angeles his home for the last fourteen years. He received his B.A. and M.A. from the UCLA School of Theatre, Film, and Television. Mr. Aspinwall chose California State University Northridge to pursue his teaching credential in English / Language Arts. He has done a spectacular job leading the drama program at POLAHS since 2009.

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Fishing Club

Since 1950, Los Angeles Rod Reel Club (LARRC) members have been leaders in promoting sportfishing, conservation, and environmental issues. They partnered with POLAHS last fall to create the school’s first after-school Fishing Club. Moderated by POLAHS’ 2014 Teacher of the Year, Mr. Michael Aspinwall, students learn about local, deep sea, long range, freshwater, and fly fishing.

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Graduation

POLAHS' 6th Graduation Commencement Ceremony was held on June 5, 2014 at the Long Beach Terrace Theater. Congratulations, graduates! 

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Contact us

Port of Los Angeles
High School
250 W. 5th Street
San Pedro, CA 90731
310-832-9201

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