• Congratulations Horace Mann!


    We have received national recognition as one of America’s best urban schools.  We received the National Excellence in Urban Education GOLD Award presented  by the National Center of Urban School Transformation.  We were selected because we are demonstrating impressive academic results for every demographic group we serve. Our school showed strong evidence of: curricular rigor, instructional effectiveness, relational quality, and continuous improvement efforts.


    Also, we are winners of the California Department of Education Gold Ribbon Award recognizing exemplary programs around the state.  This award honors our use of  key elements of effective schools, including:  Instructional Leadership, Clear and Focused Mission, Safe and Orderly Environment, Climate of High Expectations, Frequent Monitoring of Student Progress, Positive Home-School Relations, and Opportunity to Learn and Student Time on Task.


    2010  National Excellence in Urban Education Award
    2013-16 Campaign for Business and Education Excellence Star Honor Roll School
    2014 California Title I Academic Achievement Award 
    2016 California Gold Ribbon Award
    2016 National Excellence in Urban Education GOLD Award