Facts about Loyola

 


 

Loyola High School of Los Angeles, founded in 1865, is an all-male, four-year, Catholic college preparatory school conducted by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits).  Typically, 99% of the graduates go directly to higher education, 96% to four-year colleges. 

Current enrollment is 1230, including a senior class of 295.

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Faculty

Loyola's 119 faculty members and administrative staff all hold professional degrees.  The staff includes eight faculty members at the doctoral level and seventy-eight at the master's level.

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Accreditation and Memberships

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Western Catholic Educational Association, Jesuit Secondary Education Association, National Catholic Education Association, the College Board, NACAC, WACAC.

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School Community

Loyola is located in central Los Angeles and draws students from every area in the city and suburbs.  Admission is by entrance examination, recommendations, and elementary school grades.  Typically, 130 elementary schools are represented in a freshman class drawn from an applicant pool representing over 240 schools.  Approximately 45% of those who apply are enrolled.  Loyola's tuition in 2017-18 is $19,960.  Some 46% of the students are Latino, African-American, Asian, or Filipino.  First generation college applicants comprise 17% of Loyola's student body. These students are supported by a four-year program which intentionally addresses college access and resources through the First Generation Student Association.

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Curriculum and Course Catalogue

The basic program required of all students includes

  • Eight semesters of English;
  • Seven semesters of Theology;
  • Six semesters each of mathematics, foreign language, science, and social science;
  • Two semesters of fine arts and health/PE

135 hours of community service are required (50 hours in the sophomore and junior years plus an 85-hour immersion program in the senior year).

Go to the Course Catalogue »

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G.P.A. 

G.P.A. Mean, Median and Distribution for the Class of 2015.

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