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2013 WASC Report


Expected Schoolwide Learning Results:


Critical Thinkers

  • Who use data and logic to solve problems
  • Who process, synthesize, and evaluate information

Lifelong Learners

  • Who pursue knowledge and personal growth
  • Who find enjoyment from learning and recognize the value of continuing education
  • Who possess a body of knowledge that reflects significant contribution to civilization
  • Who appreciate the arts and diverse cultures

Accomplished Communicators

  • Who listen, read, comprehend, and articulate with confidence and skill
  • Who possess technological literacy
  • Who cooperatively exchange ideas

Self-Reliant Individuals

  • Who accept individual and group responsibility while establishing and following standards of behavior
  • Who prioritize and use time efficiently, setting realistic goals for the future

Socially Aware Citizens

  • Who behave respectfully, ethically, and honestly
  • Who interact with a diverse society and foster tolerance
  • Who take care of the environment, make informed choices in the community, and show leadership

Notable Alumni

University High School has been the alma mater for many famous faces:

  • Jeff Bridges 1967 (actor)

  • James Brolin (actor)

  • David Cassidy (actor; The Partridge Family)

  • Sandra Dee born Alexandra Zuck (actress ...more

Uni At A Glance

History of University High School

University High School (“Uni”) is a comprehensive high school (grades 9-12) located in West Los Angeles, CA.


Uni was built in 1924 and occupies a 24-acre site that is designated as a California State Historical Site due to the discovery of the remains of a Native American village and a freshwater spring on the campus that has been used by Native Americans in the area for thousands of years.


The attendance area that Uni serves encompasses the neighborhoods of West Los Angeles, Brentwood, Bel-Air, and Westwood. 


University High School’s student body reflects the diversity of Los Angeles, with students born in 47 different countries.

About Uni

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University High School Location

Phone Lines

Switchboard (310) 914-3500
Main Office (310) 914-3527
Fax (310) 478-6535
Attendance Office (310) 914-3583
Health Office (310) 914-3546
Dean's Office (310) 914-3505
Title I Office/Parent Center (310) 914-3580
Special Education Office (310) 914-3582
Counseling Office (310) 914-3514
Library (310) 914-3591
College/Career Center (310) 914-3512
School Police (213) 625-6631

Campus Map

To view a map of the University High School Campus, click here.

Mission and Vision

University High School's Vision and Mission

The faculty, staff, administration, and parents of University High School are committed to meeting the needs of our culturally and linguistically diverse student body.

We envision:

  • a school where each student is prepared for higher education and/or technical training, which will lead to productive careers consistent with the demands of the 21st century workforce;
  • a school where each student will develop the knowledge, skills, and values required to flourish in and contribute to a democratic, multicultural, and pluralistic society within an interdependent world;
  • a school where technology is available and integrated into all curricular and administrative activities;
  • a school where all students have equal access to the full range of educational services and activities;
  • a school where cross-curricular and interdisciplinary approaches develop the natural relationships between subjects;
  • a school that is safe, clean, and intellectually stimulating in curricular, co-curricular, and extra-curricular endeavors.

District Mission Statement

The teachers, administrators, and staff of the Los Angeles Unified School District believe in the equal worth and dignity of all students and are committed to educate all students to their maximum potential.