As the oldest continuously run educational institution in Southern California, Loyola High School of Los Angeles remains committed to providing an academically rigorous, college preparatory education to a diverse group of young men who graduate prepared for lives of leadership and service to their community.
Founded in 1865, Loyola became a Jesuit institution in 1911. The Jesuit philosophy of educating the whole person continues to permeate the school today.
Our student body of over 1,200 young men represents a strong diversity in geography, ethnicity and socio-economic backgrounds. We draw from over 200 zip codes throughout and beyond Los Angeles County, while 46 percent of our students are of Latino, Asian-Pacific or African-American descent. One hundred percent of Loyola graduates go on to college or university.
To foster “Men for and with Others,” Loyola students must complete at least 140 hours of community service before graduation, with many contributing nearly 200 hours. Over the past two decades, Loyola students have donated more than 1.7 million hours of community service, primarily to inner-city schools, neighborhoods and agencies.
Loyola is a community in every sense of the word – in our commitment to the young men we are privileged to serve, in our active alumni association that embodies the philosophy of “Cubs for Life,” in our dedicated and extraordinarily talented faculty and staff, in our partnership with generous and visionary parents, donors and friends.