Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy is ranked #3 out of 978 among all LAUSD Core Waiver schools and ranked 1st among all high schools
Acceptance Letters - HTPA has sent out the first round of acceptance letters for incoming 9th graders 2015-2016 school year. There will be two more rounds of acceptance letters mailed out by June 19th, 2015.
Smarter Balance Test - 11th graders will be taking the Smarter Balance test Friday April 17 thru Thursday 23
AP Testing - Testing begins Monday May 4 thru Thursday 14
Graduation Tickets - Every Senior at HTPA will receive 5 tickets for the graduation ceremony. Additional tickets will be available for a cost of $5 a piece.
Graduation Ceremony- HTPA will be holding graduation at Los Angeles Harbor College at the Sea Hawk Stadium. The ceremony will be from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Prom- Will be held on May 2, 2015. The event will be at the Skylinks in Long Beach from 7:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. The address is 4800 E Wardlow Rd, Long Beach. (562) 421-3388
Senior Dinner- Will be held on May 29, 2015 from 6:00 - 11:00 p.m. at the Double Tree, 2800 Via Cabrillo-Marina, San Pedro, CA 90731 (310) 514-3344
Tickets are $40 per person on sale now, please see Ms. Cooper. Only cash will be accepted for purchase of tickets.
Athletic Banquet- HTPA will hold a banquet on May 20, 2015. See Mr. Groven for details
Gold Ribbon - A new program for 2015-2016 which honors some of California's outstanding public schools. Schools that are selected demonstrate exemplary achievements in implementing state standards in priority areas. The committee will visit HTPA Monday March 30 for a site validation. In April the winners of the Gold Ribbon will be announced
Congratulations -Maritza Ramos and Seseragi Yasumaru won first and second place in the CSU Dominguez Hills Cesar Chavez, essay contest!
Mesa Competition March 7-HTPA students won several metals
Congratulations HTPA Academic Decathlon -
LOS ANGELES - Eleven academic decathlon teams including HTPA, from the Los Angeles Unified School District will travel to Sacramento to compete in the 2015 California Academic Decathlon contest, scheduled for March 19-22. More....
Common Core State Standards -HTPA uses CCSS to drive the instructional practices of our teachers. Teachers lead high-level, text-based, in-class discussions to promote critical thinking among all students. Teachers ensure that all students are engaged using project-based assignments and purposeful, productive groups. The higher-order thinking skills that are required of HTPA students have been derived from Costa's Levels of Questioning. Teachers use this source to lead inquiry-based discussions such as Socratic Seminars where students construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others. More....
TUTORING H.S. MATH CLASSES- If your child mathematic grade in H.S. is a "C" or lower, he/she is required to attend mandatory Tutoring Session on Saturday from 9:00 - 1:00 pm.
January 24, February 7, March 21, March 28, April 18, April 25, May 2, May 9, May 16
TUTORING for College Classes- Spanish -Monday and Wednesday room U8 from 3:15 -4:45
Music - Tuesday and Thursday room U9 from 3:15-4:45
Health - Tuesday and Thursday room U7 from 3:15-4:45
Math: Mon -Fri until 8:00 pm, first floor of the library (for college math classes)
Lunch Application Parents please complete the Online lunch application. Students who qualify for free or reduce lunch also qualify for SAT/ACT fee reduction, AP test fee reduction, PSAT test fee reduction, and College application fee reduction. Click here
Congratulations - HTPA has been recognized for the Core Waiver Reward School.
Josephine Akingbulu & Alex Kwaq who won the Gates Millennium Scholarship
Congratulations teachers, staff and students on your API score of 921. Due to your hard work, commitment to academic excellence and perseverance, HTPA is the shining star of the South bay!