Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy is ranked #3 out of 978 among all LAUSD Core Waiver schools and ranked 1st among all high schools
- Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy has the National Distinction of being a No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon School. This award honors schools that are models of excellence and equity, that demonstrate a strong commitment to educational excellence for all students, and that achieve high academic standards.
- Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy was recognized with this prestigious award because of our rigorous academic expectations for all students. These expectations are based on California state-adopted standards, regular and systematic monitoring of student progress through a variety of assessments, a strong core curriculum, highly qualified and caring teachers, and strong professional development.
Spring Semester- School will start January 12, 2015
LAHC Spring Semester- School will start February 9, 2015
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.
Chidi Oduma won the Elaine Lopez Scholarship $10,000.
Josephine Akingbulu & Alex Kwaq who won the Gates Millennium Scholarship
- WASC visited our campus in the spring of 2014. Our staff worked hard to ensure that our school program continues to be data driven and focused on a systematic cycle of continuous improvement. HTPA received a 6 year accreditation! Congratulations!
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!