Our mission is to empower the next generation of American and world leaders with the knowledge, practice, and tools to radically change the world for the better.

We the People High School is a youth-empowerment, public charter school located in Long Beach, California. Our school model enables students to envision, design, and create a better world. We open fall of 2020 with our first class of 9th graders. Explore our model, sign up to attend an information session, and apply now!

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Our Vision

We the People High School leverages our diversity and our city to apprentice students in global citizenship. At We the People, local, national and global issues become the substance of learning. Students are apprenticed by expert teachers and community members to solve some of the most pressing issues of our time.


 Our Impact

Our school is a response to the demands of today’s students. At We the People, students explore and solve local, national and global challenges that matter to them. Our school design incorporates the following:

  • Project-based learning

  • Curriculum that is relevant to students’ lives and has real-world application

  • Instruction that is personalized to meet the needs of individual students

  • Apprenticeships with community experts in making real change in Long Beach

  • A-G course of study for ALL students

  • Personalized college counseling and career planning