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Los Angeles Community College District

Los Angeles Community College District
Los Angeles Community College District Logo.png
Location
Los Angeles, California
United States
District information
TypePublic
GradesCollege
Schools9
Other information
Websitewww.laccd.edu

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) is the community college district serving Los Angeles, California, and some of its neighboring cities and certain unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County. Its headquarters are in Downtown Los Angeles.[1] Over the past seventy-seven years LACCD has served as educator to more than three million students. In addition to typical college aged students, the LACCD also serves adults of all ages: over half of all LACCD students are older than 25 years of age, and more than a quarter are 35 or older. LACCD educates almost three times as many Latino students and nearly four times as many African-American students as all of the University of California campuses combined. Eighty percent of LACCD students are from underserved populations. The Los Angeles Community College District is the largest community college district in the United States and is one of the largest in the world. The nine colleges within the district offer educational opportunities to students in Los Angeles. It serves students located in the Alhambra, Beverly Hills, Burbank, Culver City, Garvey, Las Virgenes, Los Angeles, Montebello, Palos Verdes and San Gabriel school districts.[2] The district covers the Los Angeles city limits, San Fernando, Calabasas, Agoura Hills, Hidden Hills, Burbank, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Culver City, Alhambra, Monterey Park, San Gabriel, Rosemead (southern portion), Montebello, Commerce, Vernon, Huntington Park, Bell, Cudahy, Bell Gardens, South Gate, Gardena, Carson, Lomita, Palos Verdes Estates, Rolling Hills, Rancho Palos Verdes, and numerous unincorporated communities, including East Los Angeles, Florence-Firestone, Athens, and Walnut Park. The LACCD consists of nine colleges and covers an area of more than 882 square miles (2,280 km2).

Colleges


Campus Location Founded
East Los Angeles College Monterey Park 1945
Los Angeles City College East Hollywood, Los Angeles 1929
Los Angeles Harbor College Harbor City, Los Angeles 1949
Los Angeles Mission College Sylmar, Los Angeles 1975
Los Angeles Pierce College Woodland Hills, Los Angeles 1947
Los Angeles Trade-Technical College Historic South Central Los Angeles 1925
Los Angeles Valley College Valley Glen, Los Angeles 1949
Los Angeles Southwest College West Athens 1967
West Los Angeles College Culver City 1969

Board of trustees

The Los Angeles Community College District is governed by an elected Board of Trustees first established in 1969.[3] The board generally meets twice a month.

References

  1. ^ "Home." Los Angeles Community College District. Retrieved on August 3, 2013. "770 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90017"
  2. ^ "Los Angeles Community College District Map" (PDF).
  3. ^ https://www.lacitycollege.edu/About-LACC/Why-LACC/History-of-LACC

External links


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