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Calendar

May 22

Girls Basketball Practice

Time: 7 AM – 8 AM

Choir Set Up & Rehearsals

Time: 9:05 AM – 3:40 PM

Flag Football Tryouts

Time: 3:40 PM – 5:30 PM

Sep 30

Sideline Cheer 2023

Sideline Cheer 2023

Flag Football 2023

Flag Football 2023

Football 2023

Football 2023

Girls Varsity Volleyball

Girls Varsity Volleyball

Cross Country 2023

Cross Country 2023

Girls JV Volleyball

Girls JV Volleyball

News & Announcements

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College Board’s National Recognition Academic Honors

Congratulations to SOCES Knights: Andy R., Anthony C., Gabriel F., Jadah C., Sienna Y., and Sofia A., who earned College Board’s National Recognition Academic Honors based on their PSAT scores! These National Recognition Programs grant students with academic honors that can be included on college and scholarship applications and connect students with universities across the country, helping them stand out during the admissions process.

Accolades

  • 2024 Niche Best Schools
  • US News Best High Schools: Silver
  • A California Distinguished School
  • FAFSA State Champions
  • LAUSD Academic Decathlon
  • Magnet Schools of America National Award of Merit 2024
  • Western Association of Schools and Colleges

At A Glance

  • 99.1% Graduation Rate
  • 25 AP and College Courses Offered
  • 50%+ Percent enrolled in AP/College Courses
  • US News and Report Ranking #5 in LAUSD
  • Niche Best Schools for 2024
  • 73 Student Clubs
Superintendent and Aca Deca Coach with Trophy

About Us

Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies (SOCES) was established in 1981 and is the largest magnet school in the Los Angeles Unified School District, serving 1800 students in grades 4-12. 
SOCES is a California Distinguished school and is listed as a National Gold-Rated school, ranked #5 in the LAUSD and #65 in California by US News and World Reports. 

SOCES offers extensive AP classes and college credit classes at the high school level, as well as a robust AVID program, award-winning Robotics Team, Athletic Teams, Academic Decathlon Team, Computer Science CTE Program, Culinary CTE Program, Speech and Debate Team, and a variety of clubs. 

The school's philosophy is that parents and members of the community have the opportunity to share in the educational development of the students. Parents are encouraged to become involved at school. 

SOCES offers creative, stimulating, and innovative experiences that offer their diverse community of learners the essential skills, knowledge, and ethical frameworks to address real-world problems. 

They produce graduates who value lifelong learning and achieve their personal and professional goals by creating positive social change in their families, workplaces, communities, and the global economy. 

Their mission is to develop future citizens with active and creative minds, a sense of understanding and compassion for others, and the courage to act on their beliefs.
Leadership Class

Our Mission

Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies mission is to develop future citizens with active and creative minds, a sense of understanding and compassion for others with the courage to act on their beliefs. Students engage in developing: intellectual, socially, emotionally, physically challenging skills. These will support in promoting effective communication, creative and critical thinking, productive and responsible global citizenship, and lifelong learning for themselves and the world.