Long Beach Unified


The Long Beach Unified school district in California encompasses 82 schools, including 53 elementary schools, 15 middle schools, 13 high schools, and 1 alternative school. The district serves a diverse student population and features a mix of high-performing and underperforming schools, with significant disparities in academic achievement across the schools.

Some of the standout schools in the district include California Academy of Mathematics and Science, ranked 5th out of 2,335 high schools in California, and Newcomb Academy, ranked 282nd out of 5,848 elementary schools in the state. These schools demonstrate exceptional academic performance, with over 70% of students proficient or better in English Language Arts and Mathematics. In contrast, Reid High has the lowest academic achievement, with only 1.89% of 11th-grade students proficient or better in English Language Arts and 0% proficient or better in Mathematics.

The data reveals a strong correlation between socioeconomic status and academic performance, with schools serving higher-income communities generally outperforming those with larger populations of students from low-income families. This highlights the need for equitable distribution of resources and targeted interventions to support the success of all students in the Long Beach Unified district.

District Detail

 1515 Hughes Way
Long Beach, CA 90810-1839

 (562) 997-8000

SchoolDigger Rank:
649th of 1560 California districts

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Grades served: K-12
Students: 65,129

Primary Schools: 53
Middle Schools: 15
High Schools: 14
Alternative Schools: 2
We found 84 schools.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education.

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