The high school was created in 1979, and works as a Humanistic Scientific high school. The high school has employed the Complete Scholar Journey (Spanish: Jornada Escolar Completa) since 1998.
The Liceo Agustín Ross Edwards' principal is Hipólito Segundo Solano Rubio. As of 2012, LARE had 513 students, and nineteen teachers, of which three were evaluated by the Ministry of Education as "Destacado" (Outstanding). The president of the parents' center (centro de padres) is Teresa Catalán Ahumada, and the president of the students' center (centro de alumnos) is Niza Catalán.