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Magnet Office: 323-276-1718

The Los Angeles Police Academy Magnet School Program offers a rigorous, police officer-led high school curriculum developed for young men and women expressing an interest in a career in law enforcement. The program provides a better understanding of law enforcement for students no matter what career path they eventually follow, and provides a high quality recruiting resource for the Los Angeles Police Department.







Students in the Jr. Police Academy Magnet will fulfill all CSU/UC requirements as well as LAUSD graduation requirements.  In their courses of study, student will be exposed to differentiated instruction in their core classes that focuses on law enforcement and public service.  Students in the Jr. Police Academy will also be eligible to take the following specialized courses:


Physical Training: LAPD Officer Ken Amerson, LAUSD School Police Officer Michelle Reese, and PT teacher Mr. Cortney Griffith lead this course.  In this class, students go through extensive physical training in our weight room, obstacle course, and PE area.  Students also go through mandatory, weekly uniform inspections.


Forensics:  This course is designed to explore the scientific world of forensics. Students participate in hands on experiments and activities in our state of the art forensics lab.


Introduction to Law: Mr. Bill Keen teaches students how the law influences all aspects of police work.


Constitution Law:  Mr. Quetzal Roura works with students on the constitutional aspect of police work.


Ms. Maribel Gonzalez

Magnet Coordinator


Ms Marquez-Corado 

CPA Coordinator/:Lead Teacher


Ms. Dina Moreno 

Magnet Counselor


Police Magnet Student Survey

Please take a moment to complete a brief survey about being a Magnet Student at WHS.  Your honest feedback will help make our school better. 

Click HERE for the Survey.

Mr. Cortney Griffith

Lead Teacher


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Magnet Teacher Email Addresses

Mr. Aragon, Michael                michael.aragon@lausd.net

Mr. Cazares, Michael               michael.cazares@lausd.net

Mr. Cervantes,  Jesus              jxc8454@lausd.net

Ms. Domingo, Desiree             desiree.domingo@lausd.net

Mr. Gibson, Calvin                  ceg1973@lausd.net   

Mr. Griffith,  Cortney               cjg1507@lausd.net

Mr. Jaunal, Brian                     bjj5022@lausd.net 

Mr. Jiang, Michael                   michael.jiang@lausd.net

Mr. Keene, William                  wak6135@lausd.net

Ms. Marquez-Corado, Marina    mcm4178@lausd.net

Mr. Navas, Manuel                   mrn7545@lausd.net       

Mr. Roura, Quetzal                   qar1400@lausd.net

Mr. Shock, Danny                    gshock@lausd.net 

Ms. Thlick-Khatchadourian, Lisa     lkhatcha@lausd.net

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Mission Statement

The mission of Wilson High School and El Sereno Middle School is to empower all students with the skills and knowledge to become compassionate, inquisitive, principled young people who create a more peaceful world through global awareness, critical thinking, and a commitment to action and service.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to create an academically rigorous school of international merit where all stakeholders function as a cohesive and collaborative learning community to ensure that all students succeed as knowledgeable, ethical and caring citizens of the world.

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