At Value Schools, graduation from high school is only part of the journey. Helping young people move on to higher education is an essential partof what we do. Most of our students go on to pursue higher education, both in 2- and 4-year colleges throughout the state of California and the U.S. We work to instill in our students the confidence and practical knowledge to successfully take the SAT and ACT to help them reach their fullest potential. We know, for example, that:
Value Schools has had a high success rate getting students into college. 2013 marked an enormous year for Central City Value graduating seniors. 96% of our seniors crossed the stage to receive their high school diplomas; 48% of those graduating seniors will continue their educational experiences at 4-year colleges; and another 46% of graduates will attend 2-year community colleges. Not many schools can boast such success, and our Jaguars have much to be proud of!
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At Value Schools, we know a high school diploma is only a step to a lifetime of learning. We share the expectation that all our 21st century learners will continue on to make a positive difference in the world. And there are those that have stepped forward to ensure our students will not take this journey alone! Take a look at some of the charts below to see our successes and the A-G Requirements for college-ready youth.
Value Schools offers scholarships to some of the most successful and dedicated students at Central City Value, helping to give a leg-up in their educational voyage. Friends of Value Schools - remarkably generous individuals who understand the barriers some of our students face when embarking on their educational journey - have joined forces with one another to provide these scholarships. We thank them all for their generous support, without which many of our students might not be able to reach their educational dreams.
Central City Value Scholarships are awarded in many areas of focus, including academic proficiency, athletics, and community engagement and development.
In 2010, Don Conlan (Founding Board Chair) and Grant Cambridge (acting Board Chair) established a scholarship program to provide an incentive for Value Schools students to strive for and attend a leading four year university as ranked by US News & World report. The recipient of this scholarship must have been accepted to a leading four year college, demonstrate a commitment to our five core values combined with high academic achievement.
To underscore the importance of academic math achievement Value Schools is proud to have the support of Rick Beleson who established the Jon Lovelace Memorial Math Scholarship in memory of Jon Lovelace in 2011.
The Value Schools Scholarship provides twenty Value School Graduates financial incentives to transfer from completed community college experiences to four-year colleges.
At Central City Value High School we take time to familiarize youth and parents of the possibilities of college and encourage them to access some of these quality programs, as well as keep students and families abreast of upcoming scholarship and grant opportunities as they arise.
Heart of Los Angeles (H.O.L.A): Provides free tutoring, counseling, art, music, and sports clubs. Student’s who join the summer ROPE program are given priority to attend the fall SAT PREP program. Located at 2701 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 100, Los Angeles, CA 90057. (213) 389-1148
Bresee Foundation: Provides free tutoring, SAT PREP, internship and volunteer opportunities. Located at 184 Bimini Pl. Los Angeles, CA 90004. (213) 387-2822
In addition, check out our presentation to Seniors, and the college night presentations for youth at Value Schools.
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