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Student Resources

We have a full compliment of student-based resources, including wellness support. We will continue to ensure that our students have access to the services needed to grow and thrive. 

Not yet enrolled? Contact Dr. Vargas, Mrs. Vargas or the school's Main Office at (213) 745-1901.


About Central High School


Central High School is a continuation school program of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), with 25 branch locations throughout the district. Students in grades nine through 12 receive a full range of core "A-G" curriculum and elective subjects, leading to a LAUSD high school diploma. 


Central High School fosters the development of critical thinking skills in a safe, supportive environment. We promote excellence and rigor in all coursework, ensuring that students are prepared to meet the challenges of a changing society.


Central High School is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).


About Elysian Valley Branch


Central High School/Elysian Valley Branch is located at the Elysian Valley United Community Services Center in Northeast Los Angeles, California. The program has been operating continuously since 2000, when the Community Center first opened. Staffed by teachers Gloria Vargas (a National Board Certified educator) and Dr. Albert Vargas, CHS Elysian Valley provides a solid core curriculum, along with innovative elective classes.


To learn more about enrollment, contact the Central High School Main Office, (213) 745-1901 or visit the Central High School website at

Parent and Family Information

Dr. and Mrs. Vargas wish you and your family good health and comfort as we navigate a new school year. As parents, we know the importance of continuing your child's education. We'll do our best to provide a quality academic program.


Visit this page often to learn about LAUSD news, updates, and  policies as we move forward.


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