• 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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Normandy Academy

Leah Becerra (POLAHS '15), spent her summer studying… in New Orleans and France! She was selected by her History teachers to participate in The Normandy Academy - a remarkable research opportunity that was funded by a private donor.

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Tole Mour Tall Ship

Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor, POLAHS students have participated in the Tole Mour Tall Ship summer program for three years in a row. This spring, POLAHS sailors Darlene Radell and Joshua Maldonado were selected for the $3,000 maritime scholarship based upon thoughtful essay applications, expressing their interest in science and maritime studies. From June 29th to July 11th, the pair helped a professional crew run the Tole Mour Tall Ship - the largest sailing school vessel (SSV) on the West Coast – as it traveled from Long Beach to Santa Rosa.

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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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