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AMERICA'S BEST URBAN SCHOOLS SPOTLIGHT

KEARNY HIGH School

kearny high school

San Diego Unified School District

San Diego, CA
Grades 9-12
Principal: Ana Diaz-Booz
Kearny High School

ENROLLMENT: 1550

Latinx
54%
Asian
13%
White
11%
Black
8%
Multi-Racial
6%
Filipino
5%
Free/ Reduced Lunch
76%
English Learners
11%

In 2009, the Kearny High School of International Business won NCUST’s America’s Best Urban School Award. Today, the entire Kearny High Educational Complex meets the America’s Best Urban School Award criteria. This comprehensive, diverse, inner-city high school outperforms the state of California on many academic indicators.  

Visitors to the 2020 America’s Best Urban Schools Symposium will have the opportunity to participate in a session featuring Kearny leaders. Additionally, those who register for the special pre-symposium visit will have the opportunity to see Kearny classrooms and talk with students, teachers, and administrators. Kearny educators have created a school where academic rigor is high, where the relevance to students’ lives is powerfully obvious, and where students feel a deep sense of belonging. What a great opportunity to learn about the factors that have influenced the educational success of thousands of students!

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