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Thoreau High School

About Us

Welcome to Thoreau High School "A Great Place to Be". Our principal teachers and support staff all work together to provide a professional and welcoming environment for students, parents and all school staff. 

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Enjoy summer activities throughout Los Angeles

Summer is the perfect time to embrace the great outdoors and take learning beyond the classroom. Let's embark on exciting educational adventures that inspire, educate, and create unforgettable memories!

Summer of Learning 2023

Join us from June 26 – July 25 and make the most out of this year’s Summer of Learning.
Town Hall

Town Hall

Every month we host our Town Hall to recognize students' achievements.
group of students on a college tour

College Tours

Our students enjoy workshops, presentations, and campus tours at local colleges.



Our Mission

Thoreau High school endeavors to provide a cooperative educational setting where all students receive rigorous, personalized instruction, support and the necessary skills needed to be successful in higher education or career workplace. We maintain that every individual is an integral member of a larger community and offer a variety of instructional techniques so students can attain academic success and achieve beyond what they believe is possible.