LTHS serves 1,250 students in grades 9-12 and is ranked 279-323rd within Virginia. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® coursework and exams. The AP® participation rate at LTHS is 79%. The total minority enrollment is 88% (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%, and 56% of students are economically disadvantaged. We are 1 of 5 high schools in the Norfolk City Public Schools.
LTHSchool serves an economically disadvantaged community and is rated Accreditation Denied (fails to meet the requirements for full or partial accreditation for four consecutive years).
However, in 2018-2019, we saw a significant increase in SOL scores and under a new state-wide scoring system is likely to be Fully Accreditated.
LTHS is for the first time offering an AP Computer Science class. This will expand access to computer science and increase participation by women and underrepresented minorities. Most importantly will offer these students the opportunity to enroll in an AP Course and gain college credit. Flash drives are needed for these students.
Within our department, we are currently using a paper cutter which is far beyond its useful service life.
Not only does it lack basic safety features, but the blade is also dull making cutting paper significantly more difficult and time-consuming. Being able to cut paper goes a long way to conserve the limited amount of paper provided for each student.
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