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Main Office 

(323) 568-5600

(323) 249-0237 fax

 

Attendance Office 

(323) 568-5607

(323) 568-5634

 

Admin Complex

(323) 568-5617

 

Counseling Office

(323) 568-5642

(323) 568-5643

 

Intervention Center

(323) 568-5731

 

Special Education Prog.

(323) 568-5645

(323) 568-5649

 

About Us

Mission Statement

"Our mission is to prepare all students to become effective communicators, critical thinkers and self-directed adults."

 

Vision Statement

"All students will graduate South Gate High School, college and career-ready,
empowered to compete and succeed in the increasingly demanding 21st century and make positive contributions to society."

History of South Gate

1930 front

 

Notable Sports Achievements:

  • Football - 1955 and 1988 3A City Champions
  • Football - 2004 3A City Finalist.
  • Football - Benjamin Viramontes - State Sack Leader with 34 in 2004
  • Football - 1994 undefeated South East conference champions. Beat rival bell to preserve undefeated record. Ronnie Landazuri breaks up pass in final moments: LA Times archived article here. 
  • Soccer - 2005 City Champions
  • Baseball - 1995 3A City Champions
  • Volleyball - 2011 Girls Undefeated Eastern League Champions
  • Track & Field- 2008 Undefeated Eastern League Champions
  • Cross Country- 2007 Undefeated Eastern League Champions
  • Volleyball - 2013 Girls Eastern League Champions
  • Volleyball - 2014 Girls Undefeated Eastern League Champions

A short list of Notable Alumni: 

  • Tom Araya, vocalist and bassist of the metal band, Slayer
  • Dave Lombardo, former drummer of metal band, Slayer
  • Sam Johnson, American football player
  • Lorenzo Mata, Class of 2004, played for the U-18 US Men's Basketball National Team, also received scholarship to play basketball for UCLA Bruin's 
  • Sen Dog, member of hip-hop music group, Cypress Hill (named after Cypress Hill Street in South Gate)
  • Rick Renteria, Major League Baseball player and manager
  • Lou Kimzey, publisher and movie producer
  • King Lil G, rapper from group AK47 Boyz