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9-12
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Harbor City, CA
Students enrolled: 3,304
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24300 Western Avenue
Harbor City, CA 90710

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(310) 257-7100
(310) 326-1805
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October 03, 2014
Narbonne is great my oldest sister just graduated there and I'm going into my sophomore year it's so great I totally recommend this school for parents because it prepares for college and the teachers are great help.

- submitted by a community member
April 22, 2014
Bad school with bad teachers with bad students. I discourage others from sending their children to their school. There are a lot better choices out there. I deeply regret attending this school.

- submitted by a community member
February 25, 2014
Narbonne did not help me to prepare me for College. -Submitted by a former Student

- submitted by a community member
June 27, 2012
My son will be entering the 9th grade at Narbonne. He is coming from a small middle school and did not do well in school at...and I had my doubts about sending him to Narbonne because it is such a large school..I have heard both good and bad things about the teachers and students. I do not know how to rate it yet.

- submitted by a parent
April 16, 2012
. I don't know about the non magnet part of the school but, the math science magnet program is very good! The AP classes are good too, if you can't get in the magnet. Coming from Dodson M.S. gifted magnet, you will be put in Honors classes, which will raise your grade point average. lI honestly have no complaints for my childs freshman year.

- submitted by a parent
July 27, 2010
I was very skeptical about putting my daughter in any public high school after being in private school all her life. But I have to say that she loves it and she does really well here! Her grades are great and she has made a lot of friends! The principal or some other staff member will call you daily and let you know what is going on, invite you to breakfast @ Narbonne, any problems that occurred that day, etc. They are on top of things! Narbonne High also has many different clubs and programs for kids to get involved in, I am very pleased with this school!

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May 02, 2010
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January 02, 2010
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September 17, 2009
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June 06, 2009
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- submitted by a community member
March 05, 2009
narbonne is great. i have learned so much at this school i wouldnt change anything about it. the small learning communities are great ways to get students involved in what they really like to do. teachers are very friendly and helpful, great sport teams, encouraging college info. and much more!!

- submitted by a student
February 09, 2009
worst school ever.do NOT send your child here. its overly crowded and the counselors are no help

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April 15, 2008
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November 14, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
September 04, 2007
narbonne senior high is the greatest school so far for my kids, ive had them in two other different schools and none of those two worked out better than narbonne senior high. they graduated this year and they are both of to college already, so i think this is a perfect school for other students to be in, the staff is outstanding and their isnt any real threating violence in this school so this is great, this school is well prepared.the teachers know how to teach their students, so i will recomend this school to any parent that is looking into changing their kid to another school,their test scores are great, and in a good neighborhood

- submitted by a parent
March 28, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
October 06, 2006
The Administration and Teachers don't seem to care. I am totally disappointed with this school!

- submitted by a student
September 18, 2006
The principal has changed this new school year (2006-2007) so hopefully he will be able to pull the teachers, his staff, the students and the parents together, and improve the school.

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April 19, 2006
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January 07, 2006
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- submitted by a student
November 05, 2005
All three of my children graduated from Narbonne High. The school prepares students for college. My daughters were in the Math/Science Magnet and went on to graduate from UCLA. They returned to their alma mater and are now on the faculty. My son graduated from the Performing Arts Academy in 2005 and went on to CSU Fullerton. The Performing Arts Small Learning Community is outstanding. It provides a challenging academic program that integrates the arts. The numerous student performances are of the highest quality.

- submitted by a parent
October 24, 2005
The test scores do not reflect the potential of this school. Parental involvement makes all the difference. If you are involved with your child's education, the resources are available at this school to complete with the best of any other high school's in the area. The advanced placement offerings are remarkable and the teachers are dedicated. Narbonne has sent many graduates to the top schools in the nation and created several generations of outstanding working professionals.

- submitted by a former student
October 18, 2005
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September 16, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
September 03, 2005
Narbonne is a great High School. Like many others, it has its problems. The school provides great sercurity and the staff is wonderful. The football program is great.

- submitted by a former student
August 29, 2005
The quality of this school's educational program is outstanding.The safety of the school campus does need work.

- submitted by a former student
August 23, 2005
Narbonne has always been a great school. I feel that we need a better principal. A principal that will be behind our students in academic not in sports. We as parents must but our students academic first. So this year the test scores and studying habits will be better than last year. More parents and teachers involvement. That way our Child Will Not Be Left Behind.

- submitted by a parent
August 21, 2005
It is a good school, but teachers don't listen to the kids. Not all of the teachers are like that, but a lot are and it makes it hard on the kids who are having problems with math or english to talk to them. The only kind of tuturing is an after school home work club. Again this is not all of the teachers. We have good people there, so are all the AP's at the school. I would like to see the parent meetings held at a later time so working parents can come to them. And they need to answer the phone when it rings right away.

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August 20, 2005
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August 10, 2005
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August 03, 2005
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- submitted by a student
July 07, 2005
The size of the classrooms are large. Since the school is at it's capacity there is overcrowding in some classes. The academic programs are average they have instituted a performing program which is working well. The students are introduced to the arts (visual and performing) It's a good place for a child to get a well rounded education if they apply themselves. The parent involvement is average but it's there.

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July 06, 2005
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May 07, 2005
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- submitted by a administrator
March 31, 2005
Personally, as a student, I would have to say that Narbonne is one of the better schools in the South Bay area. Overall, it is safe. The classes offered are of surplus, and the SLC's (Small Learning Communities) make it ALOT easier for PARENT to TEACHER or PARENT to COUNSELER communication. Every skool has its flaws, but i wouldnt want to be anything other than a GAUCHO!

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March 23, 2005
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February 24, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
February 13, 2005
The school consistently encourages its students to get involved in their school and local community.

- submitted by a former student
February 10, 2005
This school has the most horrible counselors and teachers, staff period that I have ever come into contact with. Their security officers are a joke, when kids are able to walk about freely without being confronted or penalized for missing classes. The counselors have attitude problems and do not have a clue as to what their job discriptions are. The only person I can say genuinely cares about the student and is willing to help parents in any way is Mr. KC. I have yet to receive any help concerning my daughter from anyone else in this school. How do you allow a child to miss a full semester and a half before contacting the parents? I have not only given my home phone, but my work one as well, without getting any response at all. I just don't understand how they are helping our kids.

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December 06, 2004
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July 23, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
May 03, 2004
I think Narbonne High is a good school, the campus is more secure than any other campus that I know of. I agree with the other parent about the students progress, we need to be notified in some kind of way in which when the student is failing before it is too late, many times the student can avoid having to go to adult school and/or summer school.

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March 08, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
February 26, 2004
I feel Narbonne is a great school. The teachers are doing a good job preparing my children for college. I would like the school to update their telephone system and create a website for better communication between parents and teachers. This seems to be the only thing that is lacking in my opinion.

- submitted by a parent
August 25, 2003
great magnet program, offers variety of extracurricular activities (from sports to service) school can be as good as you want it to be, if the student is determined, and picks the right classes, it's a good school.

- submitted by a former student
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Nathaniel Narbonne Senior High School
24300 Western Avenue, Harbor City, CA  90710
(310) 257-7100
Last modified Nathaniel Narbonne Senior High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Nathaniel Narbonne Senior High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 45 reviews. Top