What’s better than being a CIF football champion? Being a CIF football champion with good grades! Here at New Millennium Secondary School (NMSS), our tuition-free high school located in Gardena, California, we work with you so you can have the best of both worlds. Consider us your #1 cheerleader!

NMSS students pose with their Gardena High soccer team with a dark sky behind them and green field in front.

Big Sports, Big Commitment to You

NMSS is a small 9th-12th grade charter school who partners with Gardena High School so our students can play on their big CIF sports teams. Our free high school gives you personalized attention for your academics, AND! You also have your choice of what Gardena High sports teams you can join. This past school year, we had students representing NMSS in soccer, tennis, track and field, baseball and girls basketball. We want to cheer for you no matter the sport- here’s what is offered:


Girls Tennis

Girls Volleyball


Cross Country



Boys & Girls Soccer

Boys & Girls Basketball





Boys Tennis

Boys Volleyball

Track & Field

Small School, Big Opportunities

Committing yourself to a dedicated sports team doesn’t mean that your grades will suffer at NMSS. Our small school is here to help you not only in the classroom but also with that ALL important skill: time management. We work with you so you can play your sport(s) and get all A’s too! Your advisor is your first point of contact- they can even help you figure out tryouts and how it will impact your studies before you even start to practice. You CAN fit it all in at our engaged school: from California’s A-G requirements, to free college credits offered here on campus, to our community service commitment to big sports!  NMSS=win-win-win!

Give yourself the advantage at NMSS. Join our Warrior family and enroll today!

Two NMSS students in Gardena High white polo shirts and dark shorts tennis uniforms stand in front of NMSS gates.

About NMSS

The New Millennium Secondary School (NMSS) is a charter high school in Gardena, CA committed to preparing students to become life-long learners and dynamic leaders in the competitive 21st century.  NMSS was created to address the rising global competitive environment for talent. Our students enjoy a small school education with big school sports and accredited community college classes. Enroll today.