J. H. McGaugh Elementary School 1698 Bolsa Ave, Seal Beach, CA90740 The only public elementary school located in Seal Beach is McGaugh Elementary. Most students at the school come from the…More Old Town, Hill, Heron Point and navy base neighborhoods. Several times McGaugh has been named a California Distinguished School. Appropriately, the team mascot is the Seal Beach Sea Lion. Serving students from kindergarten through the fifth grade, McGaugh averages roughly 733 students. According to the reporting period from 2008, the salary average of its teachers is $75,460, which is just about on par with the district average and higher than the state average. Student proficiency in standardized testing is significantly higher at McGaugh than the statewide average. Notable programs at McGaugh include the Pageant of the Arts and Outdoor Science School.
Lee Elementary is a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence as well as a California Distinguished School. With a…More recent score of 938 in California's Academic Performance Index, Lee Elementary ranks among the top 25 of Orange County's elementary schools.</p>
<p>With Leo the Leopard as the school's mascot, the students at Lee have a school pledge calling upon students to consider each day as a fresh and new opportunity to act and think responsibly.</p>
<p>Under Principal Andrew Pulver, the school serves about 628 students with about 27 teachers. Teachers at within the Los Alamitos Unified School District earn considerably more than the statewide average salary for teachers, and Lee's student scores on standardized tests are routinely much higher than California's averages. The school offers programs for gifted students, music and art, character development and after-school.</p>