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Small, Thematic High Schools

What Is A Small, Thematic High School?

LBUSD Has Five (5) Small, Thematic High Schools to Choose from:

Richard D. Browning High School

California Academy of Mathematics and Science

Ernest S. McBride High School

Renaissance High School Of The Arts

Sato Academy of Mathematics and Science


150-1200 students

Limited to no sports

Specialized programs have minimum academic requirements

No special day class options for special education

No attendance boundaries

Classes have a narrow focus


Offers AP classes

Has clubs on campus

Prepares students for college and career

Everyone must apply online through ParentVue