Our Parent/Community Center promotes an increase in student academic achievement by supporting parents as educational partners.
Direct Services

  • Provide leadership and support for parents.

  • Promote home/school communication.

  • Organize parent meetings.

  • Support and assist: English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC), and School Site Council (SSC).

  • Coordinate parent education events.

  • Coordinate school orientation sessions for new families.

  • Provide information about school instructional programs.

  • Provide translation in Spanish.

  • Conduct a parent support group.

Beny Merlos

Sotomayor Community Representative

Beny Merlos has been an actively involved and engaged community representative for the past five years on the Sotomayor campus. Her two children are both graduates of Sotomayor. She is a native of El Salvador and has lived in Northeast Los Angeles for most of her lifetime. She is passionate in maintaining a Parent Center that fosters parent and family engagement, understanding, and growth. This year we are lucky to have her on a full-time basis and she welcome families to come and participate in a variety of workshops or volunteer to help support our school community. 


Arts & Sciences Magnet

2050 N. San Fernando Road

Los Angeles, CA 90065

Office (323) 276-5402

Google Voice Number: (323) 285-1150
Fax (323) 276-1003

Office Hours: 8 am - 4 pm

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