Woodrow Wilson High School
is one of 50 public secondary high schools in the LAUSD
. It was located at what is now El Sereno Middle School and Magnet Center (formerly El Sereno Junior High School), on North Eastern Avenue in the El Sereno neighborhood
of Los Angeles, California
. Since the year 1970, its location has been 4500 Multnomah Street in the Los Angeles community
of Hillside Village, atop Ascot Hills. The school serves Hillside Village, El Sereno, and University Hills
, not to mention areas of City Terrace and Ramona Gardens.
Wilson High, with an enrollment of approximately 3,000 students, is one of six high schools
under the direct supervision of LAUSD Local District 5
. The school colors are Navy Blue, Vegas Gold and White, the school's mascot is a Mule (Seymour). Historic note: One of Wilson's alumni went on to fame in the NFL, Ben Davidson
. He played for the Oakland Raiders, but never played football for Wilson; he was on the basketball team.
The new Wilson High School opened in 1970.
In 1970, Woodrow Wilson Senior High School moved to its new campus on top of Multnomah Avenue. On a clear day, you can see Catalina Island to the south and Mt. Baldy to the north. Once Wilson opened its new doors, it became the major landmark of El Sereno. Woodrow Wilson Senior High School was designed by a famous California architect named Paul Williams. Wilson was the first LAUSD School to implement multi-floored buildings equipped with elevators and escalators to... Read More