Teacher Prep Academy at Cesar Chavez Learning Academies

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Basic Information

Address: 1001 Arroyo St. Building F San Fernando, CA 91340
County: Los Angeles
District: Los Angeles Unified
Phone Number: 818-838-3946
Fax Number: 818-838-6819
Principal: Elizabeth Beltran

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Additional Information

School Type: Public
Accreditation: Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
District ID: 1001
School ID: 8901
Grade Level: 9-12
Founded: 2011
School Schedule (Hours in Day): 8:00 a.m. - 2:50 p.m.
School Colors: Burgundy and Khaki
School Mascot: Eagle
School Size: 420
Classroom Size: 25-35
Classroom Teachers: 22
Student/Teacher Ratio: 1:20
Camp Programs: No
After School Programs: No
Summer School: No
PTA Organization: No
Computer Capabilities:

Computer Lab
Classrooms equipped with computers, state of the art projectors and Smart Active Boards.

School Clubs:

Key Club
World of Education
Peer Leaders
Creative Writing
Body Dynamics
Film Production

Lunch Availability: Free or Reduced Lunch
Parking Spaces/Availability:


Uniform Guidelines:

No Uniforms

Dress Code:

Dress Code
High school is preparation for the world of work; therefore, students should dress appropriately. Students should dress in comfortable clothing that is safe, respectful, and appropriate for school. Any clothing or accessories that are disruptive to the instructional program are considered inappropriate.
1. Gang-related clothing will not be allowed. This includes but not limited to:
a. Baggy Pants ( pants must stay up without a belt)
b. Oversized shirts
c. Any Jersey excluding Teacher Preparation Academy (TPA) uniforms
d. Lettered belt buckles
e. Extra-long belts and extra-long chains or wallet chains
f. Hats (in the classroom)
g. Or any other item which could be considered gang-related
2. No bare midriff tops and spaghetti straps (cannot be less than 2 inches in width)
3. No short shorts (“Daisy Dukes”), or unhemmed “cut-off” jean shorts
4. No skirts that are too short and inappropriate for school
5. No fishnet or see-thru fabric
6. Visible under garments will not be allowed.
7. Appropriate and safe foot wear is required at all times; flip flop shoes and high heel shoes will not be allowed.
8. Student shall not wear any clothing or accessories displaying words, brand names, or graphics which:
a. Are obscene
b. Libelous or slanderous
c. Express or advocate racial, ethnic, sexual or religious prejudice.
d. Depict violence and/or cruelty
e. Advertise alcohol, drugs, or tobacco.

Mission Statement:

All stakeholders work collaboratively to provide a high-quality, rigorous standards-based curriculum with an emphasis on preparing students for careers in education and college preparation in a supportive, safe learning environment using community service and inquiry/project- based learning. The school staff parents, community and partnership members analyze student data on an ongoing basis to provide all students timely targeted instruction to ensure that they reach proficiency in all content areas and to ensure that all students fulfill the A-G requirements for college admission. We are committed to providing students with a strong academic foundation and memorable high school experience that will lead them to a successful college career.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

CCLA: Teacher Prep Academy’s
vision is that all students achieve mastery of the California standards in all content areas, with an emphasis on preparing students for career choices in the field of education and for post-secondary success.
At TPA, we will ensure that students become lifelong learners, critical thinkers, college-prepared, career-ready, technologically proficient and contributing members of society able to compete in the global 21st century.

Enrollment Characteristics: Zone of Choice Open Enrollment
Programs and Services:

College Dream Trips: Stanford, Berkeley, UC Santa Barbara, and much more.
Washington D.C. Trip for Top Honor Students