The Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate the Manhattan Beach Unified School District on continuing to excel. It is no surprise with the tremendous teachers, staff, and community here in Manhattan Beach that the Manhattan Beach Unified School District reaches top honors year after year. The business community is proud to be able to support and work alongside such a tremendous organization with outstanding results.
As the Chamber looks to our new fiscal year it will be important to renew the dedication the Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce has shown through it’s Education Committee. Working with such exemplary students and remarkable teachers the Chamber seeks to show a true collaboration between the resources our business community has to offer.
Here is a small excerpt on the Manhattan Beach Unified School District from the article this week found on www.DailyBreeze.com :
When it comes to performance on standardized tests, it doesn’t get much better than Manhattan Beach Unified School District. Based on tests taken in spring of 2012, the district’s API score – 940 – is the third highest among the 400 unified school districts in the state, behind San Marino and La Canada, and tied with Piedmont, according to data available on the website of the California Department of Education.
(The next-highest ranking K-12 school district in the South Bay is Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified, which falls in 11th place. El Segundo is 23rd; Redondo Beach, 24th; Torrance, 39th.)