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LESD Schools Recognized as Top Los Angeles Public Schools for Underserved Students
Posted 4/17/19

Anderson, Smith and Twain Elementary Schools and Jane Addams Middle School were four of 279 schools who will be recognized this year in the first annual report Top Los Angeles Public Schools for Underserved Students in collaboration with the University of Southern California Sol Price Center for Social Innovation and Rossier School of Education Center for Education Policy, Equity and Governance.

 

The schools made the list based on their strong results in English and/or math proficiency for low-income African American and/or low-income Latino students in 2017-18. The report will be released publicly at the end of April, followed by an event where schools will be honored on Saturday, May 4th.

 

This honor was a pleasant surprise for all four schools.  It is a great morale boost to be recognized for all of the hard work that the faculty, administration, staff have done for our students.  

 

The Top Schools celebration ceremony and learning event will be held on Saturday, May 4th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., followed by a reception from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the University of Southern California Tutor Campus Center Grand Ballroom.

 

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to connect with and learn from educators at other top schools and celebrate our schools’ success.  Principals are encouraged to come with other school leaders, teachers, students and families to represent their school at the celebration. Each school will receive 5 tickets for the event.

 

William Anderson Elementary made it on the following Top Schools list(s):

Low-income Latino, English, elementary school

 

Jane Addams Middle made it on the following Top Schools list(s):

Low-income African American, English, middle school

Low-income Latino, English, middle school

 

Lucille Smith Elementary made it on the following Top Schools list(s):

Low-income African American, English, elementary school

Low-income African American, math, elementary school

Low-income Latino, English, elementary school

Low-income Latino, math, elementary school

 

 

Mark Twain Elementary made it on the following Top Schools list(s):

Low-income Latino, English, elementary school

Low-income Latino, math, elementary school

 

Learn more about how our schools were selected by reading the attachment below.