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  • Grades
    1-12
  • Students
    4,835
  • Type
    Public, Magnet
  • Reviews
    573 4.0

Long Beach Polytechnic High School is a public magnet school in Long Beach, California. It has 4,835 students in grades 1-12. According to state standards, 54% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 573 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1600 Atlantic Ave
Long Beach CA 90813
(562) 591-0581

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Reviews
4.0 from 573 reviews
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    • Recent Alumnus
    • 3
    Food: The food was decent, although I feel like there could have been more of a variety. The prices for some of the food items were a little pricey sometimes.
    • Recent Alumnus
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: The clubs and organizations on campus are very supportive of each other. They plan lots of trips for the members and do different activities to stay involved with the school and community.
    • Recent Alumnus
    • 3
    Sports & Fitness: The athletic opportunities at the school are amazing. The coaches and staff work with the students to better them. Everyone is involved in school spirit and supporting the teams on the campus.
    • Recent Alumnus
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I had a great time at Poly. The diversity is great.
    • Recent Alumnus
    • 3
    Food: We had a variety of food selections.

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2.33 Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo High School 2 mi. 3,405
3.66 Woodrow Wilson Classical High School 3 mi. 4,303
3.66 Robert A. Millikan High School 4 mi. 4,174
2.00 Phineas Banning Senior High School 4 mi. 3,393
3.66 Lakewood High School 5 mi. 4,125
2.00 David Starr Jordan High School 6 mi. 3,814
2.33 Carson Senior High School 6 mi. 3,278
3.33 Mayfair High School 7 mi. 3,515
4.33 Los Alamitos High School 7 mi. 3,245
2.33 Paramount High School 8 mi. 4,922

Around Long Beach Polytechnic High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Male 49%
Female 50%

Overall Student Diversity

Long Beach Polytechnic High School United States Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo High School Woodrow Wilson Classical High School Robert A. Millikan High School Phineas Banning Senior High School Lakewood High School David Starr Jordan High School Carson Senior High School Mayfair High School Los Alamitos High School Paramount High School
Hispanic 30.2% 24.5% 70.2% 47.4% 59.4% 92.7% 42.7% 64.6% 50.5% 46.9% 17.5% 88.5%
Asian 29.2% 4.7% 10.6% 11.3% 7.3% 1.0% 11.5% 6.2% 25.8% 11.5% 14.4% 1.0%
African American 27.1% 15.2% 16.0% 12.4% 8.3% 4.2% 17.7% 22.9% 17.2% 16.7% 3.1% 9.4%
White 11.5% 51.6% 1.1% 28.9% 25.0% 1.0% 26.0% 3.1% 2.2% 21.9% 62.9% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 2.1% 0.4% 2.1% 0% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 3.1% 4.3% 1.0% 0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1.0% 0% 0% 2.1% 2.1% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 8 0.0%
Grade 9 24.9%
Grade 10 25.7%
Grade 11 25.1%
Grade 12 24.2%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Polls

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 45 responses

  • 82% Yes
  • 18% Not sure.
  • 0% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 24 responses

  • 23% Academics
  • 23% School pride
  • 20% Diversity
  • 18% Sports
  • 14% Is the student government, teachers, and the sport
  • 3% Diversity, sports, academics, and school pride!

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 83% Bathrooms
  • 9% Favortism to the highest program
  • 9% Fights

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 25 responses

  • 40% It's the Home of Scholars an Champions
  • 20% It has the PACE program and outstanding athletics.
  • 16% Provides great extra help like the career center
  • 16% Various Programs for classes
  • 8% You grow academically and as a person

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 80% Diverse
  • 12% Awesome
  • 8% Memorable

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 26 responses

  • 46% Dont procastinate on your school work!
  • 19% Everyone is involved in an activity.
  • 19% Make sure to focus, even when you don't want to.
  • 12% Balance school work and extracurriculars well.
  • 4% Don't let anyone try to change who you truly are.