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    Take a look at our LCAP summary to see IVA's goals and accomplishments for the 2017-18 school year. Read More
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What if there was a middle school where students were asked to care about how their mind works? Where students were asked to wonder out loud. Imagine a place where kids are excited to learn. What if this place allowed students to struggle and helped them view perseverance through struggle as an opportunity for growth?

There is such a place! We're excited to share our new video with you that offers a window into how this unique educational opportunity for middle schoolers in Long Beach teaches for deep understanding and makes thinking visible.

Upcoming Events

Mon Oct 22 @ 3:20PM - 04:00PM
IVA Primes - Math Club
Mon Oct 22 @ 3:30PM - 04:30PM
The Music Club
Mon Oct 22 @ 3:30PM - 04:45PM
Cross Country Practice
Tue Oct 23 @12:30PM - 01:00PM
Social Justice Club
Tue Oct 23 @12:30PM - 01:00PM
Meme Club

From the Blog

  • Be Courageous

    Regret has been on my mind over the past month. I don’t fear having regret for choosing Intellectual Virtues Academy for my son – first year kinks and all. I feel sadness for families who do not choose IVA and, after the school year begins, regret that decision. To me, this would be a difficult loss to experience. Curious about what causes the feeling of regret, I conducted a quick search and discovered this explanation on Psychology Today: “… the easier it is to envisage a different outcome, the more likely we are to regret the lost opportunity.” Which led me to wonder, if we do not wish to experience regret, how might we avoid it in our decision-making? My wonder took Read More
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New for 2016, Introducing A New Long Beach Public High School.
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