You may request an official copy of your high school transcripts online through http://achieve.lausd.net/transcripts and click on the "Order Student Records" button and select the appropriate icon.
Please contact your former school to check if your records are at the school. If the records were transferred to the Student Records Center and you left school before 1995, ask the school clerk for your Record or Index Number. Your request will not be processed if your Record or Index Number is missing.
If your school does not use record or index numbers or if the school is closed or not in session, please contact the Student Records Center at (323) 224-5950 for assistance.
Order online through http://achieve.lausd.net/transcripts. Click on the "Order Student Records" button and select the appropriate icon.
Please allow approximately 6-8 weeks for processing from the time your request is received in our office. The diploma is printed by an out-of-state vendor.
Please note that during May and June the vendor's processing time increases due to the high volume of diploma orders for all schools districts.
Los Angeles Unified School District
Student Records Center
2151 N. Soto St.,
Los Angeles, CA 90032
No, the Los Angeles Unified School District, Student Records Center, can issue a Proof of Graduation Letter. This letter contains your name (as used while in school), your dates of attendance, the name of the graduating high school, and the date of graduation. Please follow the same instructions as ordering transcripts and indicate you are requesting a Proof of Graduation Letter. Letters are mailed via US Postal Service or can be emailed to the requesting organization. Please allow approximately 1 week for processing from the time your request is received in our office.
We need the last school you attended at the Los Angeles Unified School District in order to find your records. While in the Los Angeles Unified School District, your school records travel with you, elementary to middle school to high school. Therefore, all your records will be found at your high school. Request a complete set when ordering transcripts.
If you only attended an elementary school, your record is kept at the school. Please contact the school directly.
Subpoenas must be served at the last school of attendance. The Principal of each school are deemed the "Custodian of Records". School is responsible for all current and former student records. If the student records are no longer in the school's possession, the school will contact the Student Records Center. The Student Records Center will print copies and forward the records to the school. The school will respond to the subpoena. Please note the Los Angeles Unified School District, Student Records Center, cannot locate records without the student's full name, birthdate, last school of attendance and last year of attendance. Please provide a $15.00 processing fee at the time of service.
If you have graduated from high school on or before the school closes, the Student Records Center will have your student cumulative files. If you should have graduated but do not have sufficient credits on or before the school closes, your records will housed at the corresponding Local District office. If you are an active student (K-12 grades) and you have informed the closing school which school you will attend the next school year, your records will be forwarded to the new school. If you are an active student (K-12 grades) and you have not informed the closing school which school you will attend the next school year, your records will be forwarded to the corresponding Local District Office. Click here to see the listing of the Local District Offices.
The Student Records Center manages limited records for continuation high schools. Before you place your order, please check with the continuation high school if your records are still at the school.
The Student Records Center maintains adult school records for 1975 and prior years. If you attended adult school after 1975, contact the adult school of attendance for your records.
If the Charter School is affiliated with LAUSD, they are considered part of the District and the Student Records Center will have your student cumulative files five years after the high school graduation date. If the Charter School is not affiliated with LAUSD, the records are retained by the Charter School. The only exception is when a non-affiliated Charter School closes. Upon closing of the school, the inactive records (students who have graduated from high school) will be archived at the Student Records Center. Active students' records (students that are of school age, K-12) will be housed at the corresponding Local Districts. Click here to see the listing of Local Districts.
No. Private and non-public schools located within the LAUSD boundaries are sometimes listed under the Los Angeles Unified School District based on mandatory services provided to these schools. The student records are independently maintained by the individual schools. Request for student records must be made directly to the private or non-public school.
No, the Los Angeles Unified School District is a public school system. We do not have records for any private schools. You can check with the California Department of Education.
This is information found on the California Department of Education web site:
The California Department of Education does not have the authority or resources to collect and/or store transcripts or records for students in California public or private schools.
To obtain a transcript from a California private school, an individual must contact the school or one of its officers directly. If the school is closed, the custodian of records is responsible for student records. If you are unable to locate the custodian contact information on the Private School Web page you can contact our Private Schools Office, by phone at 916-445-7331 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Provide the school name, address, county of location, and year(s) of attendance at the school.
To obtain a transcript from a private or vocational college that has closed or you are unable to locate, please contact the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) by phone at 1-888-370-7589 or visit the BPPE Transcripts Web page.
No, we only have records for schools pertaining to the Los Angeles Unified School District. There are over 100 school districts in the County of Los Angeles. You would need to contact the school district pertaining to the school you attended.
We do not have school yearbooks at the Student Records Center. Some schools might have copies of yearbooks at their library, for review purposes only. Unfortunately, their yearbooks are not for sale.