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Beethoven Street Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 349 students

 

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2013:
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2012:
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2011:
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Posted July 24, 2008

my son has been here for 2 years and i am extremely happy with the principle, fund raisers, book store, parent involvement, and everything elsse we've been fortunate enough to experience here at Beethoven Elem.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 23, 2008

We considered private schools, but we are so glad we chose Beethoven, our local public school, instead. It is a small, close-knit community with great parent involvement. All the teachers are excellent, and the principal is highly respected. Our child loves the music classes through P.S. Arts.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 14, 2008

Beethoven has far exceeded our expectations. The involvement from the teachers and the parents make Beethoven a wonderful school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 9, 2008

The principal, Dr. Ford, is a wonderful administrator and parent involvement is impressive.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 7, 2008

Our daughter has the chance to attend a different school which is assumed to be one of the best in the city, but we like beethoven so much, and so does she, that we are keeping her there as long as posible. Caring teachers, great after-school program, and principal who is fair, wise, and capable far beyond her years.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 2, 2006

Beethoven Elementary is the hidden gem on the west side. The academics have far exceeded our expectations. Our child is thriving in this much desired small school environment. We have found the parent group to have tremendous enthusiasm that is contagious. The school grounds continue to improve the appearance on the outside to match the incredible academics on the inside. The extra-curricular activites made available have included; soccer, drama, chess, french, spanish, reading lab among others. Feel lucky if you live in the boundaries of Beethoven.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 29, 2006

PS ARTS, a non profit organization. has partnered with Beethoven since 1998 to provide a full-time music and art teacher for all students. Additionally drama and physical education teacher specialists work with students. This level of performing arts programming is unheard of in our public schools today!!!
—Submitted by an administrator


Posted June 15, 2006

This is a really cute school. They provide so many great opportunities for the students to learn and express their knowledge in many creative ways. The teachers are excellent and provide assistance when ever needed. The kids are also supportive of each other and encourage their classmates to try their best. I was impressed with the teachers, their lesson delivery and the student body.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 26, 2006

This school is utilized by the neighborhood and so has no busing in of children, which helps make this a very good/strong school. Great after school program, which just started last year, for K through 2nd grades.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 11, 2006

Beethoven is a wonderful environment for the kids. Teachers are absolutely outstanding. They are going above and beyond their duty. Music, art, drama, psysical ed., library, computers are part of the weekly curriculum. The dedication and involvment of the parents is a great window of the spirit of the school. Beethoven is a place 'where everybody knows your name' due to the dedication of the staff and the involvment of the parents.I feel very comfortable to have my 3 children at Beethoven. Check out our great website: www.friendsofBeethoven.org for all the latest and past info. about our wonderful school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 18, 2005

Small school, quality of teachers is just ok; large blacktop area, but no playground equipment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 20, 2005

Mrs. Sukimoto morning Pre-K class is an inclusion class. Which has been very influential learn model for my daughter. In the summer my daughter was in an inclusion class where 2/3 of the students had now disabilities and 1/3 of the students had some form of autism. She 'flourish' in the language area and also met some new friends. This class at Beethoven will be a nice continuation of that learning model.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 19, 2005

This school is on the upswing due to the tremendous effort by parents. A safe environment for kids, yet could use some work with beautification. The PTA is working hard and beginning to focus their energy on making the school look more attractive. Test scores are good and teachers as well as the principal seem very involved.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 1, 2005

Beethoven is a wonderful school. The teachers have such dedication to the students ~ they go above and beyond their classroom duties time and time again. The principal has a deep dedication to the academics of the students, finding new workshops for the teachers to keep their skills on the cutting edge. The parents are also truly dedicated to the success of their children. We see this in the scores themselves. The homework lab is a huge success; the library is open after school Monday thru Thursday until 4pm. with a TA on duty who assists the students with their homework. The parent involvement is growing and it has been extremely affective in getting the outside of the school to catch up to the wonderful things that happen inside. Feel lucky if you are in the boundaries to have your child attend this oasis of excellence. Checkout the website at www.beethovenelementary.org
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 20, 2005

Beethoven Elementary is an excellent choice for your child's elementary school education. The principal, Dr. Althea Ford, provides sound leadership and communicates effectively with faculty, staff, parents and the children. The faculty are experienced and dedicated to learning and enrichment. The school utilizes the Open Court system for it's language arts in reading, writing and mathematics instruction. All the children attend classes in art, music, movement and the theatre. The children also have computer and library time. Parent volunteers are welcome to help in the classroom and with specific school projects and fundraisers. The Friends of Beethoven and the PTA are active and motivated organizations on campus that continue to provide enhanced programs and activities for the children. ie. Soon 2 afterschool Spanish classes for English speaking kids will begin. My 1st grade daughter is thriving and receiving an excellet education at Beethoven Elementary. Come join us at Beethoven!-- M. Smith.
—Submitted by a parent


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API score

889

Change from
2012 to 2013

-12

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

9 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

10 / 10


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API score

889

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2012 to 2013

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9 / 10

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The API Similar Schools Rank ranges from 1 to 10. It shows how the school compares to other schools with similar student demographic profiles. The California Department of Education uses parent education level, poverty level, student ethnicity and other data to identify similar schools.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 56% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
60%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
65%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 46% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
88%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 65% in 2013.

42 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
69%
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
74%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
74%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
61%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
66%
Science

The state average for Science was 57% in 2013.

34 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
79%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students67%
Females81%
Males52%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino63%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)86%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability74%
English learner59%
Fluent-English proficient and English only71%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate62%
Parent education - high school graduate48%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)79%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students78%
Females80%
Males76%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino77%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)85%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability81%
English learner57%
Fluent-English proficient and English only89%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduate77%
Parent education - high school graduate62%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)93%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students65%
Females64%
Males65%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino46%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)85%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability63%
English learner27%
Fluent-English proficient and English only72%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented88%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate42%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)78%
Parent education - college graduate89%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students90%
Females88%
Males91%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino83%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)96%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability89%
English learner73%
Fluent-English proficient and English only93%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate84%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)94%
Parent education - college graduate100%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students81%
Females75%
Males85%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino72%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability79%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only88%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented88%
Parent education - not a high school graduate71%
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)77%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students93%
Females82%
Males100%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino94%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability92%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only91%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduate86%
Parent education - high school graduate100%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)93%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students62%
Females60%
Males64%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino55%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability59%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only78%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented87%
Parent education - not a high school graduate55%
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students53%
Females55%
Males50%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino48%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged39%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability50%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only63%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented88%
Parent education - not a high school graduate23%
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students67%
Females65%
Males71%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino64%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability66%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only85%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented93%
Parent education - not a high school graduate55%
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
Hispanic 58%
White 34%
Black 4%
Asian 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1%
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 60%N/AN/A
English language learners 24%N/AN/A
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 0%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
Assistant principal(s)
College counselor(s)
Computer specialist(s)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Math specialist(s)
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
Speech and language therapist(s)
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Special education / special needs

Staff resources available to students
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Staff resources available to students
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • Math specialist(s)
  • Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
School facilities
  • Access to farm or natural area
  • Computer lab
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Outdoor learning lab
  • Science lab
Visual arts
  • Architecture

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
Visual arts
  • Architecture
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Photography
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Instrumental music lessons
  • Orchestra
  • Theory
Performing and written arts
  • Creative writing
  • Poetry
Media arts
  • Computer animation
  • Graphics
  • Technical design and production
  • Video / Film production

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Staff resources available to students
  • Speech and language therapist(s)

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Access to farm or natural area
  • Access to sports fields
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Gym
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High academic expectations for all studentsWhat's this?

This score measures the percent of parents and students that agree to strongly agree that this school sets high academic expectations for its students and expects them to be college-bound. This score is based on the average of the following LAUSD survey Content Areas: School Future Expectations (Parents), School Quality (Parents), Future Plans (Parents), Opportunities For Learning (Students), Future Plans (Students).

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This school
76%
agree
 
District average
72%
agree
 

Parents

This school

 
70%
 

District average

 
70%
 

Students

This school

 
81%
 

District average

 
74%
 
Healthy, respectful relationshipsWhat's this?

This score measures the percent of students and employees that agree to strongly agree that this school has a positive learning environment and cultivates an atmosphere of respect. This score is based on the average of the following LAUSD survey Content Areas: School Support (Students), Commitment and Collaboration (Employees), Satisfaction (Students), School Support (Students).

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This school
92%
agree
 
District average
77%
agree
 

Students

This school

 
88%
 

District average

 
74%
 

Employees

This school

 
97%
 

District average

 
81%
 
A safe, clean and orderly environmentWhat's this?

This score measures the percent of parents, students and employees that agree to strongly agree that this school has a well-kept facility and a safe environment conducive to learning. This score is based on the average of the following LAUSD survey Content Areas: School Cleanliness (Employees), School Safety (Employees), Safety (Parents), School Cleanliness (Students), School Safety (Students).

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This school
84%
agree
 
District average
70%
agree
 

Parents

This school

 
92%
 

District average

 
78%
 

Students

This school

 
73%
 

District average

 
58%
 

Employees

This school

 
87%
 

District average

 
74%
 
Strong family engagementWhat's this?

This score measures the percent of parents and employees that agree to strongly agree that this school engages parents and communicates with families to promote student learning. This score is based on the average of the following LAUSD survey Content Areas: Parent Involvement (Employees), Feeling of Welcome (Parents), School Involvement (Parents), Teacher to Parent Communication (Parents).

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83%
agree
 
District average
68%
agree
 

Parents

This school

 
70%
 

District average

 
66%
 

Employees

This school

 
96%
 

District average

 
71%
 
Teacher support and opportunities for collaborationWhat's this?

This score measures the percent of employees that agree to strongly agree that this school ensures that teachers work well together, learn from one another, have opportunities for professional development and feel supported by the administration. This score is based on the average of the following LAUSD survey Content Areas: Evaluation (Employees), Opportunities for Involvement (Employees), Professional Development (Employees), Resource Allocation (Employees), Teacher Collaboration and Data Use (Employees).

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This school
83%
agree
 
District average
66%
agree
 

Employees

This school

 
83%
 

District average

 
66%
 

Based on surveys from:

 RespondentsResponse rate
Parents9031%
Students14797%
Employees1845%

12012-13 Los Angeles Unified School District School Experience Survey

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School basics

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • Althea Ford
Fax number
  • (310) 390-7587

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • College counselor(s)
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Math specialist(s)
  • Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
  • Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
  • Speech and language therapist(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
School facilities
  • Access to farm or natural area
  • Access to sports fields
  • Art room
  • Auditorium
  • Chapel/spiritual reflection center
  • College/career center
  • Computer lab
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Gym
  • Internet access
  • Learning lab
  • Library
  • Outdoor learning lab
  • Parent center
  • Playground
  • Science lab
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Crew / Rowing
  • Cross country
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Sailing
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Architecture
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Photography
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Instrumental music lessons
  • Orchestra
  • Theory
Performing arts
  • Creative writing
  • Poetry
Media arts
  • Computer animation
  • Graphics
  • Technical design and production
  • Video / Film production
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School culture

Parent involvement
  • Attend parent nights
  • Chaperone school trips
  • Join PTO/PTA
  • Monitor the playground
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
  • Serve on school improvement team or governance council
  • Volunteer in the classroom
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3711 Beethoven Street
Los Angeles, CA 90066
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Phone: (310) 398-6286

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