Powell Academy For Success

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150 W Victoria St

Long Beach, CA 90805

(310) 631-8794

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,300

Students Per Teacher: 26

Parent Reviews

10 Parent Reviews for Powell Academy For Success

Bad experience with staff members. my child was being discriminated for mis-behaving according to staff. wasnt being fed nutritionist food like the rest of students. having to sit in the sun for 35 min while on detention this school is no good. parents if you have a child with any medical problem attention ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/22/12

i am very impressed with the school. i felt welcomed as a parent. this one of the best schools i have ever been to, no this is the best school i have been too.

Posted by a parent on 06/05/10

Colin Powell Academy of Success needs more parents and community support. The number of students is 1247, and you may have only six to seven parents on campus volunteer, Parents please get involve with your child's school. The parents who do volunteer have employment; we use our vacation time, lunch ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/22/09

This school has a excellent reputation for success and a short but perfect record for safe schools

Posted by a parent on 01/28/09

I don't like this school some of the teachers don't care about the students. And it is really too many kids enrolled at this school. 3rd grade homework is not good either.

Posted by a parent on 01/24/08

The academic program can be overwhelming for kindergarten and 1st grade students. 15 pages of homework due in 4 days tends to make a child not enjoy school so much. So re-enforcing the idea, that school is fun will be the sole support of the parent. There is not enough mixture of Ethnicity among the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/02/07

I think Colin Powell is a great school! I guess the only complaint I would have about this Academy would have to be the lack of parking!

Posted by a parent on 10/26/07

I like this school. I believe the faculty and staff care about the kids. I wish there was an accelerated program. I think it would be more beneficial to those who are above their grade level in academics. I am an involved parent and it would be nice to see more parents involved in classrooms.

Posted by a parent on 08/29/05

I believe that as far as disciplining the bullies that could be handled far better but on the whole I think the school is fine. I only know one of the teachers, Ms. Shipp, and my daughter likes her really well. She also told me after her first week at Colin Powell that the bathrooms are clean and have ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/23/04

This has to be the worst school my kids have been enroleed in so far! Vice Prin. is questionable, I believe that our childrens best interest is not always at the top of the list here at Colin Powell. As for keeping children safe, they lack big time! As for disciplining the trouble makers and the bullies, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/09/04

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CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Powell Academy For Success
Long Beach Unified School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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Long Beach schools — Powell Academy For Success is located at 150 W Victoria St, Long Beach CA 90805. 150 W Victoria St is in the 90805 ZIP code in Long Beach, CA The school district for Powell Academy For Success is the Long Beach Unified School District. Powell Academy For Success is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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