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La Crescenta Elementary School
4343 la Crescenta Ave, La Crescenta, CA 91214
Kim Bishop is the principal of La Crescenta Elementary School. Home of the Bulldogs, the school colors are blue andMore gold. Students repeatedly perform well on California standardized tests.
Mountain Avenue Elementary School
2307 Mountain Ave, La Crescenta, CA 91214

Mountain Avenue Elementary School is a National Blue Ribbon School and has the highest Academic Performance IndexMore (API) in the Glendale Unified School District. The school started off the 2010-2011 school year with an API of 936 out of a possible 1000. Rebecca Witt is the principal.

The academic curriculum is focused on reading comprehension. In addition to standard subjects, performing arts, visual arts, computer lab and P.E. are offered.

Mountain Avenue students had an above-average performance on California Standards Tests during the 2008-2009 school year when compared to all of the students in California. 87 percent of students performed proficiently or higher in English and language arts, 85 percent of students performed proficiently or higher in math, and 88 percent of students performed proficiently or higher in science.

Mountain Avenue teachers have an average of 16 years teaching experience.

Mountain Avenue Committed to Kids (M.A.C.K) is a nonprofit organization that raises money to support students at Mountain View. There is also an active PTA.

Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
4310 New York Ave, La Crescenta, CA 91214

Abraham Lincoln Elementary school is home to the Lions and approximately 485 students in grades kindergarten throughMore 6. The school is located atop a hill overlooking the corner of New York Avenue and Allura Avenue. Handpainted tiles decorated by students of years past line the school walls along the sidewalk. Bill Card is the principal.

During the 2008-2009 school year, Abraham Lincoln students performed above average on California Standards Tests when compared to all elementary school students in the state. 73% performed profiencently or higher in English and Language Arts, 83% performed proficiently or higher in Math, and 81% performed profiencently or higher in Science.

Abraham Lincoln parents are encouraged to join the PTA.

The Lincoln Foundation is an organization that helps raise funds for Lincoln Students. Meetings and events are held throughout the year.

Clark Magnet High School
4747 New York Ave, La Crescenta, CA 91214

Clark Magnet High School specializes in technology and science. To apply, students must be in the eighth grade,More enrolled in a Glendale Unified School District (GUSD) school or live within the GUSD boundaries and meet certain academic requirements. Acceptance is gained via lottery.

Clark Magnet has been recognized as a California Distinguished School and is a National Blue Ribbon School. The school has also received the California Exemplary Career Technical Education Program Award.

The school was founded in 1998 using the building that used to be Anderson W. Clark Junior High School. About $15 million in funds were used to renovate and update the building, which had gone unused since the junior high closed in 1983.

Clark Magnet does not offer athletics. However, students are able to participate in athletic programs at the three other high schools in the GUSD-Crescenta Valley High School, Hoover High School and Glendale High School.

Students do not wear uniforms, but they are expected to adhere to a dress code. The dress code consists of solid color polo or Oxford-style shirts, solid color cotton slacks or shorts, and solid color skirts, skorts or dresses for girls. Prints, tank tops, denim and sandals are not permitted.

During the 2008-2009 school year, CMHS students had an above average academic performance on California Standards Tests when compared to all of the high school students in California. About 81% of students performed proficiently or higher in English and Language Arts, 36% of students performed proficiently or higher in Geometry, 78% of students performed proficiently or higher in U.S. History, 64% of students performed proficiently or higher in Biology, and 75% of tenth grade students performed proficiently or higher in Life Science.

In 2008, 64% of graduates met the the guidelines for admission into the University of California or California State University school systems.

The average class size ranges from 27 to 31 students, and the teachers here have an average of 19 years of classroom experience.

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