Although the film is set at Garfield High School in East Los Angeles, most of the scenes were filmed at Roosevelt High School in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles. Ironically, both Roosevelt and Garfield are cross-town rival high schools. See more
Do you think the students cheated?
Mr. Escalante, you put these kids under an awful lot of pressure. They would have gone to any lengths to please you.
You didn't answer my question.
Well... every night when I go to bed, I watch the television news. I see a lot of people go on trial. They always deny everything, or their lawyers say they were insane at the time. A lot of them get off. But I believe that most people who get caught today are guilty. Don't you?
Yup. I know what you mean.
Lyrics Willie Herron
(as Willie Herrón)
Music by Willie Herron
(as W. Herrón) & Manuel Valdez
(as M. Valdez)
Performed by Los Illegals
Courtesy of A&M Records See more