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Business Group Lauds 30 Schools

Thirty schools in the Long Beach Unified School District are listed on the 2019-20 Educational Results Partnership Honor Roll for academic excellence and reducing achievement gaps among student populations.

The annual list is sponsored by the Campaign for Business and Education Excellence and is compiled by the nonprofit Educational Results Partnership.

ERP maintains the nation’s largest database on student achievement and uses the data to identify higher-performing schools and districts. School districts that receive the ERP Honor Roll distinction have demonstrated consistently high levels of academic achievement, improvement in achievement over time and a reduction in achievement gaps among student populations. For districts with high schools, the ERP Honor Roll recognition also includes measures of college readiness.

Of the 30 LBUSD schools recognized, 29 earned the “Star School” designation for high performance while serving significant populations of high poverty students. Those winning schools are Alvarado, Bancroft, Birney, Bixby, Bryant, California Academy Of Mathematics and Science, Herrera, Holmes, Hoover, Hughes, Kettering, Lafayette, Lincoln, Longfellow, Los Cerritos, MacArthur, Madison, Mann, Marshall, McBride, McKinley, Millikan, Muir, Nelson, Poly, Riley, Sato, Signal Hill and Tincher.

Newcomb Academy earned the “Scholar School” honor for high performance and closing achievement gaps, without significant levels of low-income students.

The honor roll is sponsored by numerous businesses and private foundations. This year, the Honor Roll recognized 3,490 of the nation’s higher performing schools. Learn more at edresults.org.