Choose C:\DAGS

The Critical Design and Gaming School (C:\DAGS) at Augustus F. Hawkins High School is dedicated to preparing students for college and career through its innovative computer science pathway and supportive student-centered approach to instruction. 
In addition to core English, Math, Science, and Social Studies classes, C:\DAGS students receive a foundation in art, computer programming, and design through our Gold Certified Linked Learning gaming and design pathway. C:\DAGS students work with professional designers to apply their programming and art skills to create video games and designs to change the world.
As a School for Advanced Studies, C:\DAGS students are also offered a wide range of Advanced Placement (AP) and Honors courses to ensure they are prepared for whatever college or university they choose to attend after graduation. 
Thanks to our shared athletics and clubs programs, C:\DAGS students also have the opportunity to join a broad selection of sports and clubs. 
Interested in changing the game with us? Let us know you're interested in enrolling and we'll follow up with you directly. 
But don't take it from us - listen to our students' perspective on why C:\DAGS is a great choice for you!
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How to Enroll
To register a new student at the Critical Design and Gaming School at Augustus F. Hawkins High School, the parent or legal guardian of the student must present the following:

    •    Verification of residence in the Los Angeles High School area
    •    Proof of age
    •    Immunization records (Tdap vaccine)
Matriculating Eighth Graders living within our Zone of Choice (Visit to find your ZOC) will rank their high school selections in the computer lab. Parents will approve their child's selections. For more information, visit LAUSD's enrollment page:

Students who are transferring from another LAUSD High School must present a Pupil Accounting Report from the high school from which they are transferring.
Special Education students should also present their Individualized Educational Plan (IEP).
If you have any questions please feel free to contact the school at (323) 789-1317.