Hawthorne High School

Skip to main content
Mobile Menu
CALLING ALL STAFF, PARENTS, AND STUDENTS!  Please share your ideas about technology, science, and 21st Century Skills through the Speak Up national online survey. The collected input will help your school make more informed decisions about technology, classes, and programs. Let your voice be heard TODAY!  Surveys are 100% confidential and can be completed until December 18, 2015. Please take the national SPEAK UP survey at http://www.speakup4schools.org/speakup2015 - select PARENT, search for SCHOOL ZIP CODE and complete.
En Español

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

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.

Third Annual AMETLL Maker Faire at Hawthorne High School

May 13th, 2017 from 10AM - 2PM at Hawthorne High School - come check out this one-day family friendly event celebrating Science & Engineering, Arts & Crafts, DIY, Robotics, Innovation, 3D Printing and more! There will be demonstrations and hands-on workshops for the whole family.

Visit HHSMakerFaire.weebly.com for FREE registration and more info.

More News


Jennifer Barba

Phyllis Buchanan

Michelle Cervana

Loretta Cota

Rony Romero