Torrance Unified School Distric t 2335 Plaza del Amo Torrance CA 90509 (310) 972-6500 Dr. George W. Mannon, Supe rintendent
Publication Year 2010-2011
NORTH HIGH SCHOOL
3620 West 182nd Street Torrance CA 90504
Fax: (310) 972-6404
www.northhighschool.org CEEB-SAT-ACT 053520
ADMINISTRATION Dr. Matthew Horvath, Principal
Lawrence Hom, Assistant Principal
TORRANCE COMMUNITY Torrance is a suburban community of 140,000 in the South Bay area situated below the beautiful Palos Verdes Peninsula on the beach front of
NORTH HIGH SCHOOL North High School is one of five high schools in Torrance. North has 2,229 students in grades nine through twelve, and is one of the larger high schools in the school district. Enrollment continues to increase each year.
Michelle Nye, Assistant Principal
County. It is located 17 southwest of Los Angeles
Center and 7 Los Angeles
miles northwest of Harbor. Torrance
The number of English Language Learner students is approximately 8% of the total enrollment.
COUNSELORS Sandy Miller Christine Mac Innis Karl Jennings
near perfect weather
pattern, beach, center
two miles of white sand an extensive financial
community. c ommunit y
c ons is ts
single-family residences, small business and apartments.
North has 74 teachers, two assistant principals, a site supervisor, and a principal. Support personnel include a student activities director, an athletic director, 5 campus security aides, 3 counselors, 1 dean, 1 librarian, 2 part-time health assistants, 1 part-time
Andrew McCarty, Dean of Students
speech and language specialist and 6 special education teachers. Educational Assistants help special education students.
All members of the North High School community are committed to providing a safe and supportive environment where students learn to become effective communicators, responsible citizens and creative,