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Long Beach District and Curriculum

The schools of Long Beach use a standards-based curriculum model that describes the objectives for student learning at each grade level in all subjects. In Math and English/Language Arts the Common Core Standards are used. These represent a well-developed curriculum that prepares students for the challenges of the 21st century by providing continuity over the years which helps to bring about higher order thinking skills.

We currently cover the following Long Beach-area school district: Long Beach Unified School District.

Schools in Long Beach include:

Patrick Henry Elementary School is located on 3720 Canehill Avenue, Long Beach, California 90808, Patrick Henry Elementary School covers Preschool through fifth grade. Contact Patrick Henry Elementary School at (562) 421-3754.  As part of California’s curriculum, this elementary school strives to reach goals set in English and Literacy, Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects. Patrick Henry Elementary School strives to aid students in developing good habits that can be carried into their future. In addition, this school focuses on students’ learning ability as they aim to reach each and every student in their development to help them succeed in future endeavors. There is a great understanding that the early years are crucial for each student as these years in elementary school include the first few building blocks to life. As every student have different methods of learning, teachers aim to reach students in various methods and strategies so that students are understanding lessons taught at school effectively. Students’ interests will then be piqued and curiosity is achieved as teachers were and will continue to be involved in this process. This helps students gain a better understanding of what is around them and help them continue their excitement for learning in middle school. Here is some more information on our private tutors.

Stanford Middle School  is located on 5871 East Los Arcos Street, Long Beach, California 90815, Stanford Middle School covers sixth grade through eighth grade. Contact Stanford Middle School at (562) 594-9793. As part of California’s curriculum, this middle school strives to reach goals set in English and Literacy, Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects. Additionally, Stanford Middle School aims to achieve several goals set specifically for the 2018-2019 school year. They plan to increase the amount of students meeting the requirements of the SBAC by 3%. Aside from academics, this school plans on providing a warmer environment for students and increasing their satisfaction by 3% based on their responses from the last CORE Survey. This school has employed a counsellor and psychologist to ensure students are receiving enough guidance and support for current and future years. All staff ensure students are attending school and learning effectively by conducting meetings with staff and parents regarding their students’ abilities and areas of improvement. For more information on our one-on-one tutoring, click here.

Ernest S. McBride Senior High School is located on 7025 East Parkcrest Street, Long Beach, California 90808, Ernest S. McBride Senior High School covers ninth grade through twelfth grade. Contact Ernest S. McBride Senior High School at (562) 425-3539.  As part of California’s curriculum, this high school strives to reach goals set in English and Literacy, Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects. Additionally, students will focus on one of three pathways that prepare them for further education and places them on a successful path of their future. The three pathways include: McBride Engineering, McBride Health Medical, and McBride Criminal Justice. By taking one of these three pathways, students will find various opportunities with bright futures ahead of them as they lead to successful careers. Students will be taught in various methods including hands-on projects and collaborative projects with industry partners so that students will get an idea of their interests in order to decide their pathways in further education. This experience aids students in understanding the standards that should be met by college academically and the workplace. Click here for some more information on our study skills workshop.

Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Long Beach District Curriculum

In Language Arts, students learn about the reading of fiction and non-fiction, writing for a range of purposes and writing processes, speaking, and listening skills. In Math, the curriculum covers numerical operations, geometry and measurement, algebra, and statistics and probability. The Science curriculum covers earth and life sciences, chemistry, physics, environmental science, and technology subjects.

As students progress in school or choose to enroll in specialized programs, their learning is still organized around the same curricular goals and objectives. Often, there are more interdisciplinary approaches used to bring them about in programs focused on a subject like the arts or technology.

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Keeping Informed: Recent Long Beach Educational News

  • Summer Enrichment Programs - The district offers a wide range of courses for students to enroll in during the summer. The courses cover arts, career areas and academic areas and offer an opportunity to distinguish a student's record by the extra effort put forth to broaden their horizons.
  • Awards and Recognitions - Two students at Poly High School recently received honors for essays they wrote in their microeconomics course. The InvestWrite competition judges student mastery of the subject. An impressive honor!
  • Outdoor Classroom - One local elementary school was recently awarded for the innovation of their outdoor classroom and garden. These facilities offer a true hands-on environment that connects classroom learning to the larger world.

Long Beach Tutors Can Help Your Student Succeed

SchoolTutoring Academy works with young learners and students, all the way up through high school. We offer Pre-K and Kindergarten Tutoring as well as Elementary School Tutoring to build a strong learning foundation early on. We also offer comprehensive tutoring across all school subjects.

About Long Beach, California

Located along the Pacific Coast, the city of Long Beach is 39th most populous city in the United States and and the third largest Southern California city just sitting behind Los Angeles and San Diego. As the 2nd largest city in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, the Port of Long Beach is the second busiest port in the United States and is also among one of the largest shipping ports in the world. The city also involved in the oil industry with small oil wells located off the shore and below the city itself.  In the manufacturing sector, the city is specifically involved in the production of aircrafts, automotive parts, electronic equipment, petrochemicals and home furnishings.

Lying approximately 22 miles south of Downtown Los Angeles, and in the southeastern corner of Los Angeles bordering Orange County. Downtown Long Beach shares an official border with Los Angeles for several miles. Due to its close proximity to the large city of Los Angeles, the City of Long Beach is has a diversity community and culture to be discovered.  With a population of 469,450 the age distribution of residents are as follows: 24.9% of residents where under the age of 18, 11.7% if people were aged 18- 24, 30.5% of people were aged 25-44, 23.6% of people were aged 45- 65 and 9.3% of the population was 65 of years or older.

Being one of the biggest and most demanding ports in the world, the City of Long Beach has a lot to offer in terms of history and culture. Long Beach being a charter and port city has really allowed it to develop in the past few years attracting people from various cultural and professional backgrounds to settle on in this city of opportunity.  For some more information for some must visit places in Long Beach, please look below.

The Queen Mary

The Queen Mary is retired British ocean liner that sailed on the North Atlantic Ocean from 1936 – 1967. Built by the John Brown & Company in responses to the superliner built by the Germans, Italians and French in the 1920s ot early 1930s. First sailed on May 27 1936, it was named the fastest passenger lining at that time. After World War II, the Queen Mary was retired on Dec 9th 1967 in Long Beach California and is now serving as a full time hotel and historical landmark representing the times of the steamships. The Queen Mary has some of the most beautiful and intricate interior designs for an ocean liner. On board, you can see the strong art influences of the Art Deco movement in the 1920s and 1930s with strong curves and geometric forms that put an emphasis on the elegance, glamour and function at that time. For more information about their hours of operations and upcoming events please visit their website located here.

Aquarium of the Pacific

Located on 100 Aquarium Way in Long Beach California the Aquarium of the Pacific is the South California Largest Aquarium and stands to raise awareness, protect and preserve the flora and fauna found in the Pacific Ocean. The Aquarium of the Pacific is fourth most attended in the United States, displaying over 11,000 animals in over 50 exhibits showing the diversity and ecosystems that are present in the Pacific Ocean. Founded in June 1998, the Aquarium of Pacific has over 1.7 million visitors visiting each year, with events and activities for people of all ages to learn more about the ecosystems and biodiversity of the Pacific Ocean. Open every day of the year except for Christmas from 9am -6pm, the Aquarium of the Pacific is definitely a must visit place if you are in the area. For more information about costs of admission and future events please visit their website here.

Interesting Facts

Before Long Beach was established, the land was granted as Spanish land to a soldier named Manuel Nieto in 1784. This land included the twenty-eight thousand acre Ranch Los Alamitos as well as twenty seven thousand acre Rancho Los Cerritos, which is the sister rancho. In 1866, the Rancho Los Cerritos was sold to Lewellyn Bixby. This event had given the opportunity for the Bixby family to become the main developer and rancher of Long Beach. Originally, Long Beach was called Willmore City and this name was in dedication to the developer William Willmore. In 1882, Long Beach was starting to form by the coast.  By 1885, Santa Fe Railroad and the older Pacific Railroad became competitors. This competition attracted the attention of several people and thus the real estate business started to prosper in Long Beach. In 1888, the citizens residing in Willmore City decided to rename the city Long Beach to let the name be reflective of the beautiful long beaches in the city.

In the modern day Long Beach city, there is an open-air shopping plaza in Downtown Long Beach that is called City Place. This plaza was opened in 2002. In 2011, the city celebrated the hundredth anniversary of the first trans-continental airplane flight that was performed by Calbraith Perry Rodgers. To commemorate this achievement, a plaque as well as a replica of Perry’s Wright Flyer is displayed in the lobby of the Long Beach Arena. In 2013, several attractions were opened in Downtown Long Beach. This included Harvey Milk Park and Equality Square. These openings marked the completion of the millions of dollars worth renovation of the Promenade. The Promenade is an open air pedestrian walkway that runs through the center of the entertainment district of Downtown Long Beach. The entertainment district has public art displays, unique restaurants that have patios with enjoyable views, as well as spectacular landscapes.

Fun facts:

  • Long Beach is the seventh largest city in California.
  • Long Beach holds the name of being one of the best cities for young people to live in. In fact, approximately seventeen percent of the population of Long Beach belong to the age group of 25 to 34 years old.
  • Long Beach attracts a lot of tourists due to the fact that it is home to over 40 attractions. About five million tourists visit the city every year.
  • In an average year, Long Beach has three hundred and forty-five days of sunshine.
  • Long Beach has amazing parks. The parks are so amazing that they have won the Gold Medal Award from the National Recreation and Park Association.

Chalk Talk: What Comes After College/University?

As students, most of us get carried away with our busy schedules and miss out on the important steps on planning our lives. While there are many who would rather let life lead them, it is a good idea to get a basic understanding of what your options just in case you need a back up plan. Here are some tips to get started:

Do Your Research
The first step in deciding where your life is headed must be done by doing research. By completing your research online or in-person, it allows you to understand all the different paths you can take and the steps required to achieve it. You can start making decisions necessary to achieve those goals in the specific pathway you choose to go.

Attend Job Fairs
Job Fairs provide many opportunities for students in different fields. Usually there will be a location where multiple employers will set up information about their companies and students can hand out their resumes and talk to them to build their network. Some schools also hold information sessions throughout the school year that lasts for about one to two hours. Students can also bring in their resumes here while getting a better idea of how the company works. Since these settings are more casual than interview settings, students and employers can keep a level of professionalism while exchanging interests about one another to increase their likelihood of obtaining a position there. Figure out on your school web page when and where the events will occur and be ready to socialize!

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