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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