Morningside High School

The Engineer, Game Design, and Business Finance Pathway

School Overview

Located on a beautiful leafy green campus, Morningside High School is an ideal setting for students in grades 9-12 to pursue academic goals in a supportive school environment. We are also proud to be an Engineer, Game Design, and Business Finance Pathway school.

In the fall of 2005, Morningside was the first school in the Inglewood Unified School District to begin restructuring into Smaller Learning Communities (SLCs). Each new student now belongs to his or her own SLC—a small group of students who stay with the same teachers for core English and math classes for the first two years.

The result is a closer, family-like environment with more personalized support for students.

Morningside High School is also on the move on state tests. Our students made an impressive 36-point growth on the Academic Performance Index.

Morningside offers a variety of different Advanced Placement subjects, as well as Honors and A-G courses required for entrance into the California State University and University of California.

Meet the Morningside Team:

Mr. Isaac Burgess IV

Principal

Ms. Kimberly Kirkwood

Assistant Principal for Curriculum and Instruction

Mr. Jevon Davis

Assistant Principal for Attendance, Discipline, and Athletics

Mrs. Christy Onwuemelie

Office Manager

Eddie Conner

Activities Director

Academic Highlights

Student achievement is measured in a variety of ways at Morningside High School. The measurement instruments we use include assessments required under the Smarter Balance Assessment Consortium (SBAC) and the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE).

In addition, the district has developed SBAC benchmark exams that are administered in English and Math, which are administered to students at end-of-quarter. The data generated from these instruments are used for various levels of program interventions.

The district uses Illuminate, a program that allows teachers and administrators to access assessment data at the individual student level as well as at the whole class level.

Data is disaggregated in numerous ways to determine what students are learning and how curriculum and instruction can be differentiated. Student achievement is measured in a variety of ways.

Measurement instruments include assessments required under the Smarter Balance Assessment Consortium (SBAC) and the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE). In addition, the district has developed SBAC benchmark exams that are administered in English and Math, which are administered to students at end-of-quarter.

Student Activities

Club Eligibility: We provide many opportunities for students to participate in school sponsored clubs and organizations. Students are expected to maintain a minimum 2.0 grade point average and have satisfactory attendance and citizenship in order to remain in good standing with any of our clubs.

Student Government: Providing an opportunity for students interested in government and leadership to practice and gain experience in these areas. The executive group of student government is known as the Student Council.

Student Council: The student council will strive towards encouraging positive change, enhancing participation and valuing diversity. They oversee all student body finances and help coordinate all school activities. In addition, students hold seats in our site-based management body, the School Site Council. The student council consists of officers and representatives who are elected annually.

Associated Student Body (ASB) Cards: A main source of funding for Student Government is the sale of ASB Cards. Proceeds from the sale of these cards are used to finance ASB activities, as well as financially support athletics, band, and other school activities.

Pathways

  • Engineering Design Pathway
  • Game Design and Integration Pathway (Graphic Design 2D/3D)
  • Financial Services
  • Pathway (Accounting and Banking)
  • Design, Visual and Media Arts Pathway
  • Patient Care Pathway