The Laguna Beach Unified School District received high test scores on the California Standards Test, according to a press release.
The district achieved a base Academic Performance Index (API) score of 904, which surpassed the California benchmark of excellence of 800.
"Laguna Beach Unified School District continues its upward trajectory, thanks to a strong, visionary school board, excellent principals, outstanding teachers, staff and students who are supported by our families and community," Supt. Sherine Smith said in a statement.
Senior receives Business Club scholarship
Laguna Beach High School senior Bailey Romatoski received the Laguna Beach Business Club Entrepreneurial Scholarship, according to a news release.
A singer, songwriter, piano teacher and web/graphic designer, Bailey will receive $1,000 toward tuition at the Art Institute of California, where she plans to study industrial design.
"We were looking for a student with a track record of entrepreneurial drive, successes, resilience, and just as importantly, compassion for others," Melissa Almon, LBBC scholarship committee member, said in a statement. "Bailey had all those qualities and more."