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Our School

Why is Riley a great place to learn and grow?

  • Dynamic students
  • Team-oriented teachers
  • Community, neighborhood feeling
  • Award winning
  • Challenging classes
  • Intervention opportunities
  • Involved and supportive Volunteers (VIP’s), School Site Council (SSC), English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC), and PTA

About Our Classes

  • Accelerated classes in Grades 1-5
  • 30-1 student-teacher ratio in K-3
  • 35-1 student-teacher ratio in 4 5

About Our Staff

  • Accelerated Teachers working toward GATE Certification
  • 5 Alumin Cotsen Teachers 
  • RSP specialist
  • Speech therapist
  • Psychologist
  • Counselor
  • Librarian
  • Nurse

Classroom Profile What would you see in our classrooms?

  • Thinking Maps in Grades K-5
  •  Write From The Beginning in Grades K-5
  • Goal Setting
  • Depth and Complexity Extentions (Accelerated Classes)
  • MAP2D Grades in K-5
  • Meet the Masters in Grades K-5
  • Long Beach Scholars Grades in Grades 4-5

Our Accomplishments 

  • Site will be GATE/Excel school in 2012-13 school year
  • Cotsen Family Foundation participant- 2008-20010
  • LBUSD STAR Award- 2002, 2006, 2007
  • California Distinguished School Award- eligible 2007
  • Title I Achieving Schools Award- 2007
  •  National Center for Urban School Transformation (NCUST) – Recognized as a “School on the Move” - 2008