Monthly Archives: May 2020

Islander Middle School, Mercer Island, WA – May 20, 2020

by George J Elbaum Islander Middle School (IMS) is the only public middle school (grades 6 thru 8) on Mercer Island.  Its enrollment is approximately 1100 students with 28% minority.  IMS utilizes district-adopted curriculum as the foundation for its core … Continue reading

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Catholic Memorial School, West Roxbury, MA – May 18, 2020

by George J Elbaum Catholic Memorial School (CM) is an all-boys college preparatory school (grades 7–12) with an attendance of 732 students (650 in grades 9-12) and a stated purpose to “prepare boys for college, manhood and a world full of … Continue reading

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Arroyo High School, San Lorenzo, CA (again) – May 13, 2020

by George J Elbaum Arroyo High School in San Lorenzo, across the bay from San Francisco, has a high diversity student body of approximately 1,800 students. It is organized into several “schools within a school,” and this is the 9th consecutive … Continue reading

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College Park High School, Pleasant Hill, CA – May 1, 2020

by George J Elbaum College Park High School has a current enrollment of 2022 students of which 50% are minority and 22% are economically disadvantaged.  Despite these demographics, it is far above California state average of college and career readiness, … Continue reading

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