El Segundo High School

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El Segundo High School
El Segundo High School is located in Southern Los Angeles
El Segundo High School
El Segundo High School
El Segundo High School is located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area
El Segundo High School
El Segundo High School
El Segundo High School is located in California
El Segundo High School
El Segundo High School
El Segundo High School is located in the US
El Segundo High School
El Segundo High School
640 Main Street
El Segundo, California 90245

United States
Coordinates Coordinates: 33°55′30″N 118°24′50″W / 33.925°N 118.414°W / 33.925; -118.414
Type Public high school
Motto Enter to learn.
Go forth for service
Established 1927, 91 years ago
School district El Segundo Unified S.D.
Principal Jennifer Hawn, Ed.D. [1]
Grades 9 - 12
Color(s) Blue and Gold
Nickname Eagles
Publication Reflections
(student created work)
Newspaper Bay Eagle
Yearbook Golden Eagle
El Segundo High School

El Segundo High School, or ESHS, is a four-year public high school located in El Segundo, California. It is the only secondary school incorporated by El Segundo Unified School District.[2]

First built in 1927,[3] the school campus contains 11 main buildings built from a brick facade. The complex of buildings allow students to choose from more than 150 courses. The school offers a high level of academic rigor, as it won multiple awards. For example, in 2003 and 2007 El Segundo High School claimed the 'California Distinguished High School' award.[3] Additionally, the high school was named an 'academic out performer' by the Standard and Poor, along with 28 other California Schools.[4]

School information[edit]

1,191 students attend the school, which totals to 34.3% of all students that are enrolled in an El Segundo Unified School District School. Roughly, there are more students enrolled in grade 9 and 10 than grade 11 and 12.[5] The grade breakdown follows:

Students Enrolled in a Particular Grade
Grade 9 Grade 10 Grade 11 Grade 12
Percent of Total 26.4% 26.4% 23.1% 24.1%

As of the 2015-2016 school year, the students are 70% white, 11% two or more races, 7% Asian, 5% black or African American, 3% Filipino, 3% Hispanic or Latino, and less than 2% other.[6]


El Segundo High School has a presence in the movie industry. Many films and television broadcasts were shot at the high school. The major movies and television broadcasts are shown below, in order from recent releases to old releases.

  • All American (2018)
  • The Baby Sitter (2017)
  • Role Models (2008)
  • Superbad (2007)
  • The O.C. (2003-2007)[7]
  • The Hot Chick (2002)[8]
  • Beverly Hills 90210 (1990-2000)[9]
  • War Games (1983)
  • Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979)
  • Blackboard Jungle (1955)[10]


Below are notable sports the school offers (but is not limited to this list) in alphabetical order

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "Principal's Message – Administration – El Segundo High School". www.elsegundohigh.org.
  2. ^ "School Directory Search Results (CA Dept of Education)". www.cde.ca.gov. Retrieved 2017-12-21.
  3. ^ a b "El Segundo High School". www.elsegundohigh.org. Retrieved 2017-12-21.
  4. ^ "El Segundo High School". www.elsegundohigh.org. Retrieved 2017-12-24.
  5. ^ "Enrollment by Grade - El Segundo High School (CA Dept of Education)". dq.cde.ca.gov. Retrieved 2017-12-21.
  6. ^ https://ias.cde.ca.gov/lcffstatepri/lcffstateprioritiesreport.aspx?ID=kSxl5kGJgUDS4ZEKuYDvaEQ+kPG01Ob0nTgARqmyFqdm8zIpy55+iauM/qRxK72F&mode=summary&type=.pdf
  7. ^ Gottlieb, Jeff (2009-06-30). "At El Segundo High School, disquiet about the film sets". Los Angeles Times. ISSN 0458-3035. Retrieved 2018-07-13.
  8. ^ GJW. "The Hot Chick Filming Locations". www.seeing-stars.com. Retrieved 2018-07-13.
  9. ^ "IMDb: Most Popular Titles With Location Matching "El Segundo High School - 640 Main Street, El Segundo, California, USA"". IMDb. Retrieved 2018-07-13.
  10. ^ Tookie Clothespin (2013-07-23), Blackboard Jungle - El Segundo High School, retrieved 2017-12-21
  11. ^ a b c d e f g "Alumni Hall of Fame". El Segundo High School Alumni Association. Retrieved July 18, 2014.
  12. ^ "Billy Traber Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved November 26, 2012.

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