Long Beach Unified School District

1515 Hughes Way
Long Beach , CA 90810 - 1839
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Grades: KG - 12

Top Rankings

Long Beach Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2022-23 school year, there are 84 public schools serving 68,379 students in Long Beach Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Long Beach Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Long Beach Unified School District are California Academy Of Mathematics And Science, Naples Elementary School and Eunice Sato Academy Of Math & Science. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Long Beach Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
84 Schools
10,296 Schools
# Students
68,379 Students
5,952,849 Students
# Teachers
2,788 Teachers
264,836 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
25:1

District Rank

Long Beach Unified School District, which is ranked #610 of all 1,873 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 87% has increased from 81% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#571 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Long Beach Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Long Beach Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Long Beach Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
87%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Long Beach Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.62
0.63
# American Indian Students
104 Students
28,347 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
7,293 Students
702,454 Students
% Asian Students
11%
12%
# Hispanic Students
39,808 Students
3,303,290 Students
% Hispanic Students
58%
56%
# Black Students
8,566 Students
306,607 Students
% Black Students
13%
5%
# White Students
8,523 Students
1,290,657 Students
% White Students
12%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
813 Students
25,750 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
3,268 Students
294,072 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
5,248
458,222
# Students in 1st Grade:
4,874
423,251
# Students in 2nd Grade:
5,199
429,440
# Students in 3rd Grade:
5,145
436,251
# Students in 4th Grade:
5,171
443,978
# Students in 5th Grade:
5,281
446,282
# Students in 6th Grade:
5,061
437,766
# Students in 7th Grade:
5,292
457,689
# Students in 8th Grade:
5,356
465,106
# Students in 9th Grade:
5,724
499,437
# Students in 10th Grade:
5,620
493,491
# Students in 11th Grade:
5,364
477,411
# Students in 12th Grade:
5,044
484,525
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,111 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,734. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,133 is less than the state median of $19,832. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$1,170 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Long Beach Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$1,240 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Long Beach Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$17,111
$19,734
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Long Beach Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$18,133
$19,832
This chart display average spending per public school student in Long Beach Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Long Beach Unified School District Public Schools (2022-23)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
California Academy Of Mathematics And Science
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1000 E. Victoria St. Bldg. Sac
Carson, CA 90747
(310) 243-2025
Grades: 9-12
| 669 students
Rank: #22.
Naples Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5537 The Toledo
Long Beach, CA 90803
(562) 433-0489
Grades: K-5
| 321 students
Rank: #33.
Eunice Sato Academy Of Math & Science
Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1100 Iroquois Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90815
(562) 598-7611
Grades: 9-12
| 421 students
Rank: #44.
Lowell Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5201 E. Brd.way
Long Beach, CA 90803
(562) 433-6757
Grades: K-5
| 558 students
Rank: #55.
Newcomb Academy
Math: 76% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3351 Val Verde Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90808
(562) 430-1250
Grades: K-8
| 778 students
Rank: #66.
Carver Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5335 E. Pavo St.
Long Beach, CA 90808
(562) 420-2697
Grades: K-5
| 546 students
Rank: #77.
Prisk Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2375 Fanwood Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90815
(562) 598-9601
Grades: K-5
| 521 students
Rank: #88.
Kettering Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
550 Silvera Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90803
(562) 598-9486
Grades: K-5
| 320 students
Rank: #99.
Gant Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1854 Britton Dr.
Long Beach, CA 90815
(562) 430-3384
Grades: K-5
| 580 students
Rank: #1010.
Fremont Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4000 E. Fourth St.
Long Beach, CA 90814
(562) 439-6873
Grades: K-5
| 467 students
Rank: #1111.
Tincher Preparatory
Math: 73% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1701 Petaluma Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90815
(562) 493-2636
Grades: K-8
| 735 students
Rank: #1212.
Los Cerritos Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
515 W. San Antonio Dr.
Long Beach, CA 90807
(562) 595-6337
Grades: K-5
| 503 students
Rank: #1313.
Rogers Middle School
Math: 66% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
365 Monrovia Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90803
(562) 434-7411
Grades: 6-8
| 831 students
Rank: #1414.
Bixby Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5251 E. Stearns St.
Long Beach, CA 90815
(562) 498-3794
Grades: K-5
| 511 students
Rank: #1515.
Emerson Parkside Academy
Math: 63% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2625 Josie Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90815
(562) 420-2631
Grades: K-5
| 384 students
Rank: #1616.
Henry
Math: 72% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3720 Canehill Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90808
(562) 421-3754
Grades: K-5
| 869 students
Rank: #1717.
Ernest S. Mcbride Sr. High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7025 E. Parkcrest St.
Long Beach, CA 90808
(562) 425-3539
Grades: 9-12
| 753 students
Rank: #1818.
Helen Keller Middle School
Math: 56% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7020 E. Brittain St.
Long Beach, CA 90808
(562) 421-8851
Grades: 6-8
| 412 students
Rank: #1919.
Cubberley K-8
Math: 59% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3200 Monogram Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90808
(562) 420-8810
Grades: K-8
| 935 students
Rank: #2020.
Twain Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5021 E. Centralia St.
Long Beach, CA 90808
(562) 421-8421
Grades: K-5
| 480 students
Rank: #2121.
Longfellow Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3800 Olive Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90807
(562) 595-0308
Grades: K-5
| 933 students
Rank: #2222.
Marshall Academy Of The Arts
Math: 59% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5870 E. Wardlow Rd.
Long Beach, CA 90808
(562) 429-7013
Grades: 6-8
| 922 students
Rank: #2323.
Madison Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2801 Bomberry St.
Lakewood, CA 90712
(562) 420-7731
Grades: K-5
| 373 students
Rank: #2424.
Stanford Middle School
Math: 57% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5871 E. Los Arcos St.
Long Beach, CA 90815
(562) 594-9793
Grades: 6-8
| 1,234 students
Rank: #2525.
Cleveland Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4760 Hackett Ave.
Lakewood, CA 90713
(562) 420-7552
Grades: K-5
| 474 students
Rank: #2626.
Signal Hill Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2285 Walnut Ave.
Signal Hill, CA 90755
(562) 426-8170
Grades: K-5
| 708 students
Rank: #2727.
Lafayette Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2445 Chestnut Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90806
(562) 426-7075
Grades: K-5
| 914 students
Rank: #2828.
Hughes Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3846 Ca Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90807
(562) 595-0831
Grades: 6-8
| 1,440 students
Rank: #2929.
Macarthur Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6011 Centralia St.
Lakewood, CA 90713
(562) 420-3588
Grades: K-5
| 351 students
Rank: #3030.
Burcham Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5610 E. Monlaco Rd.
Long Beach, CA 90808
(562) 420-2685
Grades: K-5
| 415 students
Rank: #3131.
Alvarado Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1400 E. 20th St.
Long Beach, CA 90806
(562) 591-7477
Grades: K-5
| 369 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Bryant Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4101 E. Fountain St.
Long Beach, CA 90804
(562) 498-3802
Grades: K-5
| 318 students
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Holmes Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5020 Barlin Ave.
Lakewood, CA 90712
(562) 633-4427
Grades: K-5
| 379 students
Rank: #3434.
Bancroft Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5301 E. Centralia St.
Long Beach, CA 90808
(562) 425-7461
Grades: 6-8
| 879 students
Rank: #3535.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1175 E. 11th St.
Long Beach, CA 90813
(562) 599-5005
Grades: K-5
| 921 students
Show 49 more public schools in Long Beach Unified School District (out of 84 total schools)
Loading...

Recent Articles

Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps or JROTC
Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps or JROTC
JROTC offers valuable lessons in leadership, character-building and citizenship. Here's a look at the various JROTC programs out there together with a look at the pros and cons of the program.
Philadelphia Schools: Cheating Allegations
Philadelphia Schools: Cheating Allegations
Teachers in Philadelphia are being accused of cheating, with two administrators being recently dismissed. We report on the scandal that is rocking the City of Brotherly Love and beyond.
Teaching: Using Virtual Reality
August 05, 2022
Teaching: Using Virtual Reality
Virtual Reality can enhance your lessons safely and efficiently. Virtual reality allows your students to explore worlds they might not otherwise see. We offer some suggestions on how to use VR in your classrooom.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • District size: 84
  • Enrollment: 68,379 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Quick Links