Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo High School

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Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo High School
Address
2001 Santa Fe Avenue

33°47′37″N 118°13′03″W / 33.79374°N 118.21761°W / 33.79374; -118.21761Coordinates: 33°47′37″N 118°13′03″W / 33.79374°N 118.21761°W / 33.79374; -118.21761

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Information
TypePublic
MottoSuccess in the West! Pride of the Westside!
Established1996
School districtLong Beach Unified School District
PrincipalMrs. Cornejo
Grades9-12
Enrollment2,101 (2019–20)[1]
CampusUrban
Color(s)  Green
  Black
  White
MascotJaguar
Team nameJAGS
Websitehttps://lbcabrillo.schoolloop.com

Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo High School is a high school in Long Beach, California. The school is a part of the Long Beach Unified School District.

History[edit]

In the winter of 1996, the ground was broken for Cabrillo High School on the west side of Long Beach. The school opened in September 1996 with grades nine and ten, and a student body of approximately 975 students. Because Cabrillo High School was still under construction, the original plan for the school was that upon completion of their tenth-grade year, all students would transfer to one of the other five comprehensive high schools to complete their secondary education. Efforts by the students and parents instead led to the Board of Education to add grade eleven and eventually grade twelve. In 1999, Cabrillo High School graduated its first class with approximately 75 students receiving their high school diplomas.

Academics[edit]

Throughout the years, Cabrillo has seen tremendous instructional changes through seven (7) Small Learning Communities (SLC):

Cabrillo Academy of Global Logistics (AGL)

Cabrillo Academy of Law and Justice (CAL-J)

Cabrillo Engineering and Design (CED)

Specialized Academy of Compute Media, Arts & Animation (SACMAA)

These SLC's are providing Cabrillo students with more options after high school—ranging from college to military and career opportunities.

Trivia[edit]

The school was used as the location for one of the opening scenes from The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift.[2]

During the first season of the television series Glee (TV series), the school was regularly masked as William McKinley High School.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cabrillo High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved May 29, 2021.
  2. ^ "Go On Location: Los Angeles Locations from The Fast and the Furious Movies". App (DiscoverLA). 2015-07-29. Retrieved 2021-09-09.
  3. ^ "Go On Location: Los Angeles Locations from The Fast and the Furious Movies". App (DiscoverLA). 2015-07-29. Retrieved 2021-09-09.

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