Elementary Middle School in Los Angeles County, CA

Newcomb Academy

3351 Val Verde Ave, Long Beach, CA 90808

Note: The School Review only assigns rankings to Elementary, Middle or High schools. This school does not fit clearly into one of those school classifications and is therefore unranked.

How Good is Newcomb Academy?

Report Card

A+ Academic Results
B+ Learning Enviroment
A- School Safety
A Overall Grade

Newcomb Academy is located in Long Beach, California. An enrollment of 882 students and a student–teacher ratio of 26 students per teacher was reported by the school.

When compared to other schools in California it is above average and has received and a grade of A from The School Review. This school is not ranked in the state or county.

For our grading we use data provided by the schools to the U.S. Department of Education. Grades for safety, academics and learning environment are calculated with these data. The school's overall grade is then computed through a weighted aggregation of those scores. You can read a more detailed description of our grading system on our methodology page.


The academic score for a school is calculated by looking at a number of factors, such as student results on California standardized tests. Newcomb Academy earned a grade of A+ for academics. For this measure, this school is significantly above average when compared to other elementary/middle schools in California.

Source: CA Standardized Tests
Academics Grade A+
Test Performance Excellent
Algebra 1 Passed N/A

Learning Enviroment

We use factors including chronic absenteeism, teacher experience, teacher certifications among others to evaluate the learning environment of a school. Newcomb Academy received a grade of B+ for learning environment. For this measure, this school is slightly above average when compared to other elementary/middle schools in California.

Students : Teacher
CA Avg. 24
Uncertified Teachers
CA Avg. 2%
New Teachers
CA Avg. 15%
Learning Enviroment Grade B+
Student–Teacher Ratio Poor
Student Absenteeism Excellent
Teacher Absenteeism Fair
Teacher Certifications Excellent
Teacher Experience Excellent


A school’s safety score is determined by inspecting factors such as a suspension rates and physical altercations. For safety, Newcomb Academy performs above average when compared to other elementary/middle schools in California and received the grade of A- for this measure.

Safety Grade A-
In-School Suspensions Very Good
Out-of-School Suspensions Excellent
Physical Altercations Good


An overview of the student body of Newcomb Academy is included below. Demographics are not used when evaluating a school.

Students w/ Disablities
CA Avg. 8%
Free Lunch
CA Avg. 50%
Econ. Disadvantaged
CA Avg. 59%
% Race/Ethnicity
% Male/Female
Total Enrollment 882
Minority Students 549
Diversity Index 60
Students with Disablities 71
Economically Disadvantaged 26%
Limited English Proficiency 4%
Gifted Students 14%


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Compare Nearby Schools

In the table below, the closest schools to Newcomb Academy are listed. The School Review's grade for each school is shown to provide easy comparison. To find a complete list of local schools, visit the Long Beach, California schools page.

School Overall Grade Academic Results Learning Enviroment School Safety
1 Oak Middle School A+ A+ A A+
2 Furgeson (Venn W.) Elementary School B- B- C B+
3 Hawaiian Elementary School C C C+ A
4 Sharon Christa McAuliffe Middle School A+ A+ A+ A+
5 Helen Keller Middle School A+ A+ A- A+

Newcomb Academy - Quick FAQ

At the time we collected data, these were the answers to common questions about the school.

  • How many students are enrolled at Newcomb Academy? 882 students.
  • Is Newcomb Academy a good school? The school received an overall grade of A, which means it is above average when compared to similar schools within the state.
  • What school county is Newcomb Academy in? The school is located in Los Angeles County.
  • How can I contact Newcomb Academy? The school's number is (562) 430-1250.
  • Where is Newcomb Academy? 3351 Val Verde Ave, Long Beach, California 90808
Nearby Schools
Oak Middle School
10821 Oak St Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Furgeson (Venn W.) Elementary School
22215 Elaine Ave Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716
Hawaiian Elementary School
12350 E 226th St Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716
Sharon Christa McAuliffe Middle School
4112 Cerritos Ave Los Alamitos, CA 90720
Helen Keller Middle School
7020 E Brittain St Long Beach, CA 90808