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Alhambra High School is located in the city of Alhambra, a suburb of Los Angeles. In 2000, the population was 85,804. The population consists of 47% Asian, 38% Hispanic, 14% Caucasian, and 15% African-American. (Please note: On the 2000 Census, respondents were able to select more than one ethnicity, resulting in a total of more than 100%.)
Alhambra High School is one of three comprehensive high schools in an ethnically-mixed district. Curriculum offerings range from Reading for remedial instruction to advanced placement courses in six departments. The demographic breakdown is as follows: 51% Hispanic/Latino, 43% Asian, 2% White, 1% African American and 2% Two or more races.  Approximately 16% of our students are limited English proficient and 72% receive Free Reduced Lunch Meal program.
101 South Second Street, Alhambra, CA 91801 (626) 943-6910
ATP/CEEB code: 050050      www.ahsmoors.org
School Profile 2023-2024
Diana Diaz-Ferguson, Principal
Alejandra Perez, Assistant Principal – Instruction
Sharon Ferry, Assistant Principal –School Counseling
Caroline Botros, Assistant Principal – Business and Activities
Khevin DeVaughn, Assistant Principal – Student Support Services
Kevin Trapp, Assistant Principal – Student Support Services
Ana Dacaret
Mayela Del Rio
Mindy Schofield
Peter Wang
Jing Wu
Sally Yoo
Public: Comprehensive, Grades 9-12
Enrollment: 2,038
Faculty: 93 (classroom teachers)
Senior Class: 555
Accreditation: Six Year Accreditation Status by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
through June 2024.


Alhambra High School is located in the city of Alhambra, a suburb of Los Angeles. In 2010, the population was 83,089. The population consists of 51% Asian, 43% Hispanic, and 28% Caucasian.
(Please note: On the 2000 Census, respondents were able to select more than one ethnicity, resulting in a total of more than 100%.)

Alhambra High School (AHS) is one of three comprehensive high schools in an urban, ethnically-mixed district. The demographic breakdown of the students is: 57% Hispanic, 37% Asian, 0.01% White, 0.01% African American, 0.01% Two races or more. Curriculum offerings range from college preparatory instruction to advanced placement courses across nine departments. Approximately 11% of AHS students are on an Individualized Education
Program (IEP) and 15% of our students are categorized as limited English proficient. AHS has approximately 70% of our students receiving free and/or reduced lunch.
Marking System
Regular Classes
A = 20
B = 15
C = 10
D = 5
F = 0
CR = 5
Honors & Advanced Placement
A = Add 5 points
B = Add 5 points
C = Add 5 points
D = Add 0 points
F = Add 0 points
CR = Add 0 points
Semester Credit
A = 5
B = 5
C = 5
D = 5 
F = 0
CR = 5
Grade Point Average (GPA)

Each letter grade is given a point value based on the number of credits awarded or attempted. GPA is equivalent to
the total number of grade points divided by the total number of credits given/attempted. This includes all marks and
credits from 10th grade through 11th grade. It also includes summer before 10th and 11th grades, challenge tests,
grades from other schools, and repeat courses. Total grade points are divided by the number of courses attempted.
Physical education and sports theory classes, and pass or credit marks are not included.

Students were able to earn grades of Credit “CR” during the 2020-2021 School Year (Due to Emergency School

Post-High School Plans
Four-Year College: 40%, Two-Year College: 29%
(Class of 2023, Based on Database provided by Scriborder)

Course Offerings
College preparatory courses at Alhambra High School are designated as meeting admission requirements for the University of California and California State University systems. For a full listing AHS courses, please refer to the District Course Catalog and/or the listing of approved A- G courses on the UC Doorways Portal.
Ten Honors and twenty-three Advanced Placement courses are offered (school recommendation is no more than three AP/Hon courses per year):

English Eng: 1/2H, 3/4 H, Eng Lang AP, Eng Lit AP
Math: Acc MI1/2, Acc MII1/2, Acc MIII1/2, Stats AP, AP Calc AB, BC, AP CP SC PRN
Science Bio: 1/2H, Chem 1/2H, Bio 3/4AP, Enviro Sci AP, Chem 3/4AP, Physics I, II, C AP
Social Science: Wld Hist1/2AP, US Hist1/2AP, Am Govt1/2AP, Psych 1/2AP
World Languages: Span 1/2H, 3/4H, 5/6H, SPN LG1/2AP, SPN LT1/2AP, CHNESE1/2AP, JPNESE 1/2AP
Visual Performing Arts: STARTD 1/2AP (Draw/Paint), START2D 1/2AP (Photo), Musc Th1/2AP
Career Technical Education Pathways Offered:
● Arts, Media and Entertainment (Photo, Digital Photo and Film)
● Building and Construction Trades (Wood Technology)
● Business and Finance (Personal Finance, Business and Financial Accounting)
● Education, Child Development and Family Services (Child Development)
● Engineering and Architecture (Drafting Architecture)
● Fashion and Interior Design (Fashion Design)
● Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation (Foods, Culinary Arts)
● Information and Communications Technologies (Digital Media Arts and Communication)
● Transportation (Automotive Technology)
In addition to the above offerings, our school has a variety of courses available to all students including: art,
business education, industrial technology, music and an extensive program in career and technical education.

Athletic Program
We are a member of the California Interscholastic Federation – Southern Section, and field a complement of interscholastic athletic teams. These include: Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cross country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, and Wrestling.

AUSD Board Policy 5121
Effective with graduating class of 2021, the District will implement the following system to acknowledge superior academic achievement. If a candidate for superior academic achievement has engaged in behavior that
compromises the integrity of the honor, the principal has the option of rescinding the honor.

All students who earn a weighted grade point average for all courses completed in grades 9 through 12 may have the opportunity to be honored with the following:
Summa Cum Laude, a cumulative 7th semester GPA of 4.40+.
Magna Cum Laude, a cumulative 7th semester GPA of 4.0-4.39.
Cum Laude, a cumulative 7th semester GPA of 3.6-3.99.
The final Grade Point Average (GPA) calculation for this academic recognition will take place at
the end of the 12th grade first semester grading period.