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Polytechnic High School

Preschool | Grades 1-12 | Long Beach Unified
1600 Atlantic Ave
Long Beach, CA 90813
(562) 591-0581

About This School

Polytechnic High School is located in Long Beach, CA and is one of 96 schools in Long Beach Unified School District. It is a magnet school that serves 4835 students in grades 1-12.

Magnet schools are public schools that offer a specialized curriculum or educational philosophy, often with a specific focus or theme. Magnet schools promote student diversity because they are open to students outside the normal school district boundaries and often attract high caliber students through competitive programs. See Polytechnic High School's test results to learn more about school performance.

A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.

Polytechnic High School had an API growth score of 750 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Polytechnic High School's 2012 base score was 746, however the school did not meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.

In 2010, Polytechnic High School had 26 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)

4,835

Students Per Teacher (2010)

Female/Male (2011)

51% 49%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)

64%
eligible

District Spending (2010)

$9,285
per student
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I love this school i have seen it and have to say that i am excited to be going there next year. Both my parents, and my cousin attended poly high school and they love it as well.

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