Mayfair High School

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Mayfair Middle/High School
Mayfair monsoons logo.png
Address
6000 N. Woodruff Ave.
Lakewood, California 90713
Information
School type Public high school
Founded 1959
School district Bellflower Unified School District
Superintendent Brian Jacobs
Principal Julie Stanley[1]
Grades 7-12
Enrolment 3,446
 • Grade 9 609
 • Grade 10 587
 • Grade 11 548
 • Grade 12 534
Hours in school day ~7 (7:30-2:36)
School color(s)      White
     Blue
     Grey
Team name Monsoons
Accreditation Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
USNWR ranking
  1. 2,015
Newspaper The Windjammer
Yearbook Tradewinds
Communities served Lakewood, Bellflower, Cerritos
Website

Mayfair High School is a high school and middle school in the Bellflower Unified School District in the city of Lakewood, California. The school first opened in 1959. The student population is approximately 3616 in grades 7 through 12. Mayfair serves students in the cities of Lakewood, Bellflower, Cerritos, as well as other surrounding cities though the students not from Cerritos, Bellflower, or Lakewood usually need special waivers to attend.

School info[edit]

The school mascot is the "Monsoons" and the logo is a vortex. School colors are white, blue, and grey. The school newspaper is called The Windjammer and the yearbook Tradewinds.

Demographics[edit]

The student population racial makeup in 2004 was 17.7% African-American, 0.3% American Indian or Alaskan Native, 5.0% Asian, 31.2% Hispanic or Latino, 1.4% Pacific Islander, 37.1% White (Not Hispanic) and %2.5 Multiple or No Response. The student population is approximately 3700+ in grades 7 through 12. Mayfair serves students in the cities of Lakewood, Bellflower, and Cerritos.

Awards[edit]

Mayfair is recognized as a California Distinguished School, the highest award a California high school can obtain. In 2001, Mayfair received the Golden Bell award from the California School Board Association for their Academy of Animation and Digital Art Program.

Athletics[edit]

Mayfair High School athletic teams participate in the Southern Section of CIF in the Suburban League with Cerritos, Artesia, La Mirada, Norwalk, Bellflower, and John Glenn high schools. The Monsoon athletic teams continue to be seen as dominant forces within the Suburban League.

Notable alumni[edit]

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Coordinates: 33°51′51″N 118°06′51″W / 33.86410°N 118.11430°W / 33.86410; -118.11430