ABUS Spotlight-Kearny High School

kearny high school

AMERICA’S BEST URBAN SCHOOLS SPOTLIGHT KEARNY HIGH School San Diego Unified School District San Diego, CA Grades 9-12 Principal: Ana Diaz-Booz WEBSITE 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 […]

ABUS Spotlight – Fay Herron Elementary School

Fay Herron Elementary School North Las Vegas, NV Grades: PK-5 2018 America’s Best Urban Schools Award Winner   Fay Herron staff are dedicated to their students and “by any means necessary” will find the resources teachers need to reach their primarily low-income and Latino student population. The principal’s motto is, “If you make a decision […]

ABUS Spotlight – Westcliff Elementary School

Westcliff Elementary School receives recognition for TX House

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ABUS Spotlight – World Languages Institute

World Languages Institute

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ABUS Spotlight – Kenmore Elementary School

Kenmore Elementary School

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ABUS Spotlight – Solomon P. Ortiz Elementary School

Ortiz Elementary School

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ABUS Spotlight – The Middle College at UNCG

The Middle College at UNCG

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ABUS Spotlight – Bonnie Brae Elementary School

Bonnie Brae Elementary School

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ABUS Spotlight – Wildflower Elementary School

Wildflower Elementary School

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ABUS Spotlight – PATRICK HENRY PREPARATORY P.S. / I.S. 171

Patrick Henry Preparatory

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