Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies

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Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies
18605 Erwin Street
Tarzana, California, 91335
United States
Type Public/ Magnet
Established 1981
School district Los Angeles Unified School District
Principal Judith A. Hernandez (interim)
Grades 4-12
Enrollment 1,780
Campus Suburban
Color(s)              Burgundy, Gray, Black
Nickname Knights

Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies (also Sherman Oaks CES or SOCES) is a magnet public school in the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies

Despite the name, SOCES is located in the Tarzana section of Los Angeles on the former campus of Sequoia Junior High School. (Prior to 1980, the campus was located at the site of present-day Sherman Oaks Elementary School in the Sherman Oaks section of Los Angeles). The school is a part of the Los Angeles Unified School District.

SOCES is a California Distinguished School at which students can stay from 4th through 12th grade. As of July 2007, the school was issued a full six-year term of accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges' accreditation process. SOCES has an Academic Performance Index score of 882 as of September 2010, the top high school score for high schools in the LAUSD.

Notable alumni[edit]

Clubs and Organizations[edit]

  • CSF (California Scholarship Foundation)
  • Key Club
  • Science Bowl
  • Academic Decathlon
  • Speech and Debate
  • Mock Trial
  • High School Drama (Thespians)
  • Wind Ensemble
  • High School Choir


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