The Academy seeks to reflect the increasingly diverse world in which our students live. We embrace and are committed to fostering and sustaining a learning community that does not discriminate based on race, color, ancestry, national/ethnic origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, gender identity, physical and/or learning differences, socioeconomic status, as well as other characteristics that construct our unique human identities. Our goal is to create a respectful and responsive community where each member is valued and supported.
In order to achieve this goal, we:
We understand the reflection, dedication, and perseverance necessary to meet our goal. We believe meeting this challenge will make us stronger as individuals and as a community.
The Academy welcomes any and all Long Beach incoming 9th, 10th and 11th grade students to apply. We believe in an equitable learning opportunity for all students; therefore do not require a minimum GPA or High School Index. Our application process is based on a public lottery which will occur in mid-February.
Our school services students with disabilities in the least restricted environment. The Academy applies all legal non-discrimination standards in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, financial aid, employment, and in all school programs and activities.