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Intellectual Virtues Academy ("The Academy”) is a public, community-based, innovative high school in the heart of downtown Long Beach. Academy students ask questions and take risks, learn how to think critically and thoroughly, listen to other perspectives with an open-mind, and use perseverance to overcome challenges. In a world where change occurs almost hourly, knowing facts and figures is no longer the most critical factor. Instead, knowing how to access the latest information, being able to evaluate it, and having the skills to share it and collaborate are what's needed for success in tomorrow’s world. Academy students are equipped with the knowledge, skills, and “habits of mind” needed for success in college, careers, and beyond!
We invite you to explore the Academy to learn more about how an innovative education focused on intellectual virtues enables deep understanding and prepares students for the 21st century. 
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Intellectual Virtues Institute

Educators worldwide are encouraged to apply to join the IVI this summer in Long Beach, California from June 24 to June 27, 2019. Registration is limited to thirty educators. Apply by the March 22 deadline to be considered. For more information, visit the IVI website or contact us at ivi@academylongbeach.org.
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Register for SATs Today!

Our SAT testing date is MAY 4th, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. at the Academy: 1637 Long Beach Blvd. The deadline for SAT registration is APRIL 5th. Students will need to register with College Board and pay $47.50 for the SAT, or $64.50 for the SAT with essay component (unless they qualify for a fee waiver*). Click READ MORE for more helpful information. Test Center Number 35-768.
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