Fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges
Any person 16 years of age or older is eligible for enrollment. Those under 18 must have approval from their parent, home school, and LATC (Los Angeles Technology Center) Administration. Enrollment must be confirmed by attendance at the first class meeting. Under the continuous enrollment policy, vacancies at the first class meeting will be filled immediately.
Los Angeles Technology Center (LATC), part of Los Angeles Unified School District’s Division of Adult and Career Education; has been providing high-quality, low-cost education and training since 1966. Students can prepare for a new career, earn a high school diploma or High School Equivalency (HiSET), learn English, or upgrade skills for a new or existing career.
LATC includes: Los Angeles Technology Center our main branch (LATC), and branch locations at Diane Watson CTC, Manual Arts, Hawkins, Dorsey, West Adams Preparatory High School, and branches throughout central Los Angeles. Please see campuses for a complete list.
CLOSING OF CLASSES
The administration reserves the right to reduce the number of class offerings, reduce the length of courses and/or reduce the number of class meetings due to insufficient funding provided by the State of California, or insufficient number of students enrolled, or if the average attendance falls below the number required by the Los Angeles School District.
“Los Angeles Technology Center educates and empowers a diverse student population to participate in an evolving, technology-driven global community. Our school facilitates students’ pursuits of pathways to higher education and achievement of professional and personal goals.”
SETs: Student Educational Targets
Los Angeles Technology Center students will gain:
L - Language and Communication Skills
A - Academic Knowledge
T - Technology-based Learning
C - College and Career Readiness and Community Awareness
COST & FEES
CTE class fees vary by industry sector. Uniforms and occupational supplies are not included in class fees. Requests for documents or records take 10-15 working days. Requests must be made in person at the Counseling Office. Contact the Main Office for CTE fees and to obtain more information. Forms of Payment Accepted: Cash, Debit, Credit, or Money Order.
OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT: $10.00
DUPLICATE H.S. DIPLOMA $10.00
DUPLICATE CTE CERTIFICATE: $10.00
DROP FEE (PER CLASS): $10.00
All textbooks, supplies, and ID card purchases are final; and returns will not be available. Refund of class fees will only be granted within 7 calendar days, following the first possible day of attendance, and with original receipt. Refunds will be made by check only. All refunds must be authorized by the principal.
To receive a CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION, a student must complete all the competencies in a program course outline.
TEXTBOOK, MATERIALS & BUS PASS
Textbooks/materials for certain classes may require a deposit. If the book/materials are returned in satisfactory condition, the deposit will be refunded.
Students desiring a deposit refund must return the book/materials and request a refund by the end of the semester.
Concurrently enrolled students and AC2T students are not required to purchase textbooks/materials; however, refundable deposits may be required for certain classes.
Bus pass applications are available for students who study a minimum of 12 hours per week. Students must complete 2 full weeks of attendance as verified by their teacher before an application will be issued.
OBSERVANCES & ACTIVITIES
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Computer Technology, a part of our CTE Program, helps you earn a Certificate and prepare to gain your IC3 Certification.
Our Construction & Electrician courses teach Residential and Commercial skills necessary for apprenticeship preparation and entry-level employment.
Want a career in Medical Billing & Coding? Sign-up for our Health Information Technology courses today. Day and evening classes available.
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