Pupil Free Day-
Date: 8/13/2021
First Day of Instruction
Date: 8/16/2021
Mester 1 Begins
Date: 8/16/2021
Banked Tuesday-
Date: 8/24/2021
Admission Day-NO SCHOOL
Date: 9/3/2021


For many students and families, a full day of in-person learning will be a big change from the last school year. We strongly encourage parents to read all related "Frequently Asked Questions" to get ready to come back to campus. See below for a number of questions we have been receiving from parents. More questions and answers will be added in the coming weeks. If you have additional questions, reach out to your school site or the Los Angeles Unified Family Help Desk at 213-443-1300.

Arleta Football Try-Out Interest Form Here!

Arleta Summer Workouts and Team Try-Outs are happening now! Please submit the interest form to receive more information about how you can join the Mustang Football Family. (Varsity Head Coach: William Coan
JV Head Coach: Walter Burgos)

How LAUSD Students Became Jingle-Makers and More

Justin Polk, our talented music educator at Arleta High School, reacted to virtual teaching in a forward-thinking way. Please read this article that Spotify did on his implementation of soundtrap software within our music program.

Everything about Senior Events (the Resilient) 2021

Congratulations Class of 2021! Your Graduation pictures are available at the link above. You may download your graduation pictures (e-copy) for FREE or purchase hardcopies of your pictures from the photographer for your convenience.

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Mustang Highlights

  • A California Gold Ribbon School
  • 95% Graduation Rate-Highest in the San Fernando Valley
  • 89% Graduation Portfolio Defense
  • 97% Attendance Rate
  • School Quality Improvement Index = 81
  • Top Competitive Engineer Team
  • Combined Athletic Team GPA = 3.1
  • Two City CIFLA Championships: Football and Girls Soccer
  • A Highly Rated LAUSD Arts Program
  • L.A. Challenge Champions 2016
  • According to Newsweek Magazine, August 2016, Arleta High School ranked 208 out of 20,000 high schools in the category of "Beating the Odds"
  • US News and World Report Recognized Arleta High School as a 2016 "Best High School"
  • 100% College Preparedness
  • School Experience Satisfaction Survey Results all above the LAUSD Average
  • 95% of the Students Report that They Feel Safe at Arleta
  • 98% of the Parents State that Arleta is a Safe and Clean Campus

Mustang Goals

  • Maintain High Academic Standards
  • Support 21st Century Learning – Critical Thinking, Communication and Collaboration Skills
  • Engage in Rigorous Common Core Instruction
  • Produce Complex Academic Language Across All Disciplines
  • Continue to work on Depth of Knowledge through Quality of Questioning
  • Build upon our Vision, Expectations and School Culture for College and Career Readiness
  • Build upon our Social/Emotional Readiness
  • Continue Using Data to Determine Student Need and to make Budgetary Decisions
  • Sustain our Positive School Culture, Building Positive Relationships with Students and Staff
  • Maintain a Safe and Clean Campus
  • Engage and Improve Community and Parent Relationships
  • Continue our focus on the Teaching and Learning Framework – “Questioning”, “Purpose of the Lesson”
  • Receive a full six year WASC accreditation
  • Focus on Evaluation Criteria -- 3b2 – Discussion Techniques and Student Participation, 3c1 – Standards Based Projects, Activities & Assignments, 3d3 – Feedback to Students
  • 100% In-Seat Attendance Rate
  • 100% Graduation Rate

Arleta High School will challenge every student to attain academic and personal success through a rigorous and relevant curriculum that is supported by positive relationships.

Expected School Wide Learning Results

Arleta High School Students Will Become:
  • Community Contributors
  • Critical Thinkers
  • Effective Communicators
  • Self-Directed Learners