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Wilson High School: Choose to Dream

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A School Built on Tradition, Service and Merit

Since 1937, the Wilson family continues to foster long-lasting friendships, create common memories and produce leaders with a passion for civic agency.

Once a Mule,

Always a Mule!

"WHS, the mule as its mascot, strives to make its students sturdy, loyal and undaunted by the mountainous paths ahead."

-  Class of 1950 -

About Us

Academics for a Changing World

A culture of collaboration driven by curiosity, passion, and a determination to solving problems. Here at WHS, you'll find purpose to your education .

2 IB Programs

with vertically articulated curriculum


National Demo School in all of LAUSD

14 AP

courses offered

Work alongside other scholars by joining our thriving community of 21st century innovators. WHS provides several programs to push your academics to the next level.



How We Work

Restorative Justice a school that is committed to ensuring that every student is educated in a safe, respectful, and welcoming environment and every educator teaches in an atmosphere which fosters a climate in which every voice is heard and valued.

Curriculum & Instruction

...from a faculty who strive to provide research-based instructional practices to prepare and challenge all students to excel academically and to develop positive socio-emotional skills through a supportive collaboration of all stakeholders.

Transformational Leadership

...starts from the inside out, and shows up throughout the day in all the leader's interactions with staff, students, families, community members and district personnel.  These interactions are infused with personal values, social and emotional intelligence, cultural responsiveness, and an understanding of interconnectedness.  This philosophy allows us to build and support collective teacher efficacy.

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"No matter the game or the opponent, Wilson Mules are always ready to fight for the school."

- Class of 1950 -


Invent the Future as an IB World Student

Along with MYP, WHS also provides the Diploma Program making our school the center for quality education that fosters a variety of approaches to scholarship.

"As a DP student, our TOK class takes what you think you know and flips it on it's head. I now see the world in a whole new way."

- Leandra P. | Class of 2018 -

Diploma Programme

College-Going Culture

Our mission is to be the inclusive community that supports emerging and state of the art knowledge with resources to counsel students on their educational paths. 

Over 10

outreach partnerships

Over $1.2 Million

in scholarships

95% Graduation

rate for 2018

"I was constantly reminded that high school was nothing like the craziness of college. Now that I'm in college do I realize and appreciate how far my potential needed to be

pushed as a Mighty Mule. "

- Karen T. | Class of 2015 -

College Preparation

World Arts and Culture

Explore and develop your talents by diving into a multicultural, artistic experience created by our faculty and community members.

"I get super energized when playing in front of large crowds. It feels good to know that I'm entertaining

those around me."

- Phillip G. | Class of 2018 -


"Acting allows me to be anyone, anywhere. Theater drops a play

and a musical every year. It was very fun and exciting to perform Into the Woods for all my friends and family.."

- Ariel M. | Class of 2018 -

Wilson Drama Troupe

State of the Art Campus

Wilson High School's beautiful and historic campus is a great destination for all those seeking opportunities for personal, physical and academic growth.

3 Gyms

for any indoor sport/activity

1 Full-Sized Stadium

for our athletes and fans

7 Labs

with updated computers

Spanning 42 acres, Wilson HS is nestled within the Ascot Hills overlooking the El Sereno community.

Our comprehensive school offers:

2 basketball courts

4 tennis courts

A fully staffed College Corner

A state-of-the-art library


Community and Service

We believe that the backbone of education is building relationships. Have fun working alongside other students by engaging with the greater community.

"WHS is actually a pretty big school with a lot of students.  It's easy to get lost here, almost to the point of being invisible.  Once I got involved in clubs and orgs, I realized how much I had in common with other students."

- Pedro D. | Class of 2016 -

Clubs & Organizations

"Being able to learn from my peers and interact with alumni made my time at WHS worthwhile.  Knowing that I was expected to pass along my knowledge and experiences gained at WHS made my time  purposeful."

- Joseph M. | Class of 2014 -

Welcome, Agents of Change

Here at Wilson, you WILL struggle because you are challenged. But, you will learn how to fail towards success because here is where you will grow stronger.

Home of the Mighty Mules

"Onward and May You Never Stop."

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