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Program of Additional Curricular Experiences (PACE)

PACE School Leadership

Lead Teacher
Mr. Montooth
Dr. Sparks
9th Grade Counselor
Ms. Webber
10th-12th Grade Counselor
Ms. Medina

PACE Parent Group

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PACE Parent Newsletter -- 

The Harebrain

PACE Student Video
PACE Description

Nationally recognized as a premier college-prep program, the Program of Additional Curricular Experiences (PACE) was founded in 1975 as LBUSD’s first magnet program. PACE students are taught by an experienced, collaborative cohort of teachers who guide them through a carefully crafted curriculum that requires five Advanced Placement (AP) classes, with plenty of room self-exploration through electives, and coordinate with each other to ensure that students feel supported at every stage. Many PACE students participate in Poly’s nationally recognized sports programs and its Grammy award-winning music department and actively participate in clubs and teams including drama, robotics, Model UN, creative writing, and speech and debate. Each year, PACE students are admitted to the most prestigious universities in the country, including Ivy League and University of California schools, and garner millions of dollars in scholarship awards to fund their future academic endeavors.

PACE Sample Schedule: See what PACE students at each grade level are taking! 
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Nondiscrimination Statement: The Long Beach Unified School District prohibits discrimination, intimidation, harassment (including sexual harassment) or bullying based on a person’s actual or perceived ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, immigration status, national origin, religion, race or ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

For questions or complaints, contact Equity Compliance Officer: Steve Rockenbach, Director of Employee Relations,1515 Hughes Way, Long Beach, CA 90815, 562-997-8220, and Title IX Coordinator: Kimberly Dalton, Director of Human Resource Services, 1515 Hughes Way, Long Beach, CA 90815, 562-997-8108, and 504 Coordinator: Jenny R. Acosta, Program Administrator, 2221 Argonne Ave, LB 90815, 562-986-6870,