La Puente High School

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La Puente High School
15615 East Nelson Avenue


Coordinates34°01′30″N 117°57′22″W / 34.025°N 117.956°W / 34.025; -117.956Coordinates: 34°01′30″N 117°57′22″W / 34.025°N 117.956°W / 34.025; -117.956
TypePublic secondary
Motto'Once A Warrior, Always A Warrior'
School districtHacienda La Puente Unified School District
PrincipalFernando Sanchez
Enrollment1,178 (2016-17)[1]
Athletics conferenceCIF Southern Section
Miramonte League
RivalWorkman High School
NewspaperThe Tomahawk

La Puente High School is a public high school in La Puente, California, located in the San Gabriel Valley, serving grades 9-12. It was established in 1915. It is one of six high schools (including two alternative schools) in the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District. It is a California Distinguished School and about 80% of seniors graduate every year.[2]

The school has a number of small learning communities known as "academies," including the University Academy, Law Enforcement Academy, Business Academy, Multimedia Academy, Science and Engineering Academy, and Performing Arts Academy. The Law Enforcement Academy works in partnership with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department to educate students interested in a career in public service.

La Puente High School currently[when?] has 1425 students and 63 teachers.[3]

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "La Puente High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved March 6, 2019.
  2. ^ See School Accountability Report
  3. ^ "La Puente High". Retrieved 11 October 2015.
  4. ^ "Anthony Calvillo Record-Watch - Montreal Alouettes". Montreal Alouettes. Retrieved 11 October 2015.
  5. ^ "George Farmer". Retrieved 11 October 2015.
  6. ^ "Efren Herrera". Retrieved 11 October 2015.
  7. ^ "Max Montoya". Retrieved 11 October 2015.
  8. ^ "Labor Secretary Solis visits her La Puente alma mater". Retrieved 11 October 2015.

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