PTA
Our School

Why is Signal Hill a great place to learn?

  • Dynamic students
  • Team-oriented teachers
  • Exciting location, wonderful view
  • Award winning
  • Challenging classes
  • Intervention opportunities

About Our Classes

  • GATE / EXCEL clusters in classes in 3-5
  • ISE classes in 1-5
  • SDC MM classes TK-5
  • 30-1 student-teacher ratio in K-1
  • 25-1 student-teacher ratio in 2-3
  • 20-1 student-teacher ration in 2-3 literacy focus classes
  • 35-1 student-teacher ratio in 4-5

About Our Staff

  •  National Board certified teachers
  • Reading Recovery specialist
  • RSP specialist
  • Speech therapist
  • School Psychologist
  • Full-time School Counselor
  • Full-time School Nurse/Assistant
  • Technology Teacher
  • Music Teacher
  • School Librarian

Classroom Profile

What would you see in our classrooms?

  • Thinking Maps
  • Academic Vocabulary
  • Goal Setting
  • Depth and Complexity Icons (GATE/EXCEL)
  • Art Masters
  • Differentiation
  • Technology Integration
  • Collaborative Conversations

Our Accomplishments

  • National Center for Urban School Transformation's Excellence in Urban Education Award Finalist- 2007 2008; Winner 2008
  • Panasonic Fordham University National School Change Award- 2007
  • Highest actual attendance in LBUSD- 2006 2007
  • Cotsen Family Foundation participant- 2005-2007 2007-2009
  • LBUSD STAR Award- 1999, 2000, 2005, 2006, 2007
  • California Distinguished School Award- 2003, eligible 2007
  • Title I Achieving Schools Award- 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008
  • National Title I Achieving School- 2001