LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Monday for a new school devoted to immigrant students which has opened on the campus of Belmont High School in Westlake.
The Internationals Network Academy will serve nearly 100 immigrant students and English learners.READ MORE: Grieving Family Looking For Killer Of 22-Year-Old Alejandro Legaria Rangel In Huntington Park
Belmont High is known for its diverse population, with students ranging from countries including Mexico, South Korea, Guatemala, El Salvador, India, Ghana, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Jordan.READ MORE: Man Shot And Stabbed Outside Crowded Glendale Pastry Shop, Suspect On The Loose
“The vision of Internationals Network ensures that all recent immigrant students, who are multilingual learners, receive a quality education that prepares them for college, careers and beyond,” LAUSD said in a news release.MORE NEWS: Man Struck Multiple Times In Daylight Shooting In Riverside
This is the fifth Internationals Network school in California and the first in the Los Angeles Unified School District.