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Lewis Center for Educational Research (former Academy for Academic Excellence) Review

Lewis Center for Educational Research (former Academy for Academic Excellence) opened in 1997 for grades Kindergarten through 12th. The goal of the school is to focus on each child individually while providing a rigorous curriculum with a strong influence on performing arts, inquiry-based science, and research.

Along with core subjects, the school offers extra curricular activities, and student clubs such as band, computer arts, video/film production, chorus, dance, ceramics/sculpture, drawing/painting, theater/drama, Spanish, science, technology, community service, multimedia, yearbook, student council, academic contests and newspaper. For sports, the school offers cross-country, soccer, basketball, golf, softball, track, baseball, physical education classes, and volleyball.

Parents love the staff at Lewis Center for Educational Research. They also raved about the small classrooms, the disciplined educational program and the lessons plans that were fun and challenging to learn. Students expressed they like the teachers and that they encourage students to do their best.

The Academic Performance Index showed an increase in academic growth from 848 to 855. The statewide goal is 800.

The California Standards Tests is used to learn if students are mastering core subjects. The various tests are given to 2nd through 11th grades in English, grades 2nd through 7th are given tests in math, and science tests are administered to students in grades 5th, 8th, and 10th, while history tests are given to students in 8th and 11th grades.

The test results for students at Lewis Center for Educational Research were mixed. For example on the 10th grade Algebra II exam 30% of students passed against the state average of 42%. 75% of 7th graders passed their English Language Arts exam with the state average at 62%.

California uses the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) to test high school students’ skills in English language arts and mathematics. The students passed the state averages in both subjects at this school.

The school is providing a quality educaiton in a safe learning environment and with devoted teachers. If you have any concerns about the learning environment, it would be a good idea to take a tour before enrolling your child.

Have you studied at Lewis Center for Educational Research (former Academy for Academic Excellence)?
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Lewis Center for Educational Research (former Academy for Academic Excellence)
17500 Mana Road
Apple Valley, CA 92307
Phone: 760-946-5414


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