Calculus camp at LACES drawing in more LAUSD students
The popularity of calculus classes at the Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies (LACES) has skyrocketed, thanks in large part to a unique calculus camp that combines learning with outdoor fun and adventure. Every year, seniors and juniors at LACES, a high-performing school that serves grades 6-12 and has an API of 897, attend the camp,...
By Yana Gracile | June 24, 2014
LACES (No. 112) ranks as top LA Unified school in US News survey
Despite being the nation’s largest state, with the second-largest school district in the country, California placed only one school in The U.S. News and World latest rankings of public high schools, Oxford Academy near Anaheim, made it to the No. 10 spot. The highest ranked school in LA Unified, the nation’s No. 2 district to New...
By Vanessa Romo | April 23, 2014
Torlakson celebrates rise in AP participation at LA magnet school
State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson was in town today visiting the Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies (LACES) as part of his week-long “AP Excellence Tour.” Torlakson said the visits to high schools with innovative Advanced Placement courses are a “celebration” of a 10-year report from The College Board, showing impressive growth in enrollment statewide,...
By Vanessa Romo | April 3, 2014