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2016 SRLA Finishers



College & Career Readiness Academies

International Baccalaureate Program

The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme at Hawthorne High School is for students aged 16 to 19 and is a demanding two-year curriculum leading to final examinations and a qualification that is welcomed by leading universities around the world.

School of Manufacturing & Engineering

The Hawthorne High School of Manufacturing and Engineering is committed to providing a strong foundation in mathematics and science and developing innovators who design and implement practical solutions to meet the ever-changing societal challenges of today and tomorrow. The engineering program involves rigorous, relevant lessons that engage students with hands-on learning projects that provide high-level outcomes to interesting problems. Students are provided skill sets that are needed in this industry, bringing our students to mastery in the areas of 3-D computer design, CNC machining and robotics. The 2012 Team 207 Metalcrafters won 2nd place in the FIRST Robotics World Championship!

School of Criminal Justice

The School of Criminal Justice promotes knowledge of and respect for the law and will help transform students into civically responsible citizens who may become leaders in their community. Criminal Justice students will develop an understanding of ethics, morals and legal services while being exposed to experiences that explore equality, justice, discipline, awareness, community involvement, civic duties and responsibilities. The coursework will prepare students for college entry or an entry level position in the criminal justice field including: law enforcement, judicial system, counseling, correctional officers, morticians, and crime scene investigators.


Dr. Vanessa Landesfeind, Principal

Dr. Tania Cabeza, Associate Principal

Dr. Paolo Deguzman, Associate Principal

Dr. Rosalyn Varee, Associate Principal

Mr. Jose Varela, Associate Principal

News & Announcements

Block Bell Schedule

From May 15 to May 26, Hawthorne High School will have an adjusted Block Bell Schedule to accommodate for testing. Please check out the schedule.

May Parent Newsletter

Our most recent Parent Newsletter is here! Please read through for information about May State Testing, Attendance facts, and of course, learn about our Parent Center Parent of the Month, Ms. Monica Reyes! The newsletter is in ENGLISH and SPANISH! ¡Nuestro Boletín de Noticias más reciente está aquí! Por favor, lea para obtener información sobre el Examines Estatales durante el mes de mayo, datos de la Asistencia, y por su puesto, Nuestro Padre del Mes de Marzo, Sra. Reyes. ¡El boletín está en INGLÉS y ESPAÑOL!

Prom 2017

The 2017 Prom will be held on Friday, May 26th from 7pm-12am at the LA River Centers and Gardens. Tickets include dinner and cost $95 each. All pertinent details are attached here.

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