Hosanna Academy

An ivy league experience for all children...

... where excellence is the expectation.

Hosanna Academy is an education organization where students receive an education that builds on the Christian faith and provides a rigorous academic curriculum. The school welcomes all students, of all demographics with a particular focus on students who are often disenfranchised in the public-school system. The organization will provide educational enrichment opportunities for students, their parents, and members in the community. Hosanna Academy is located southern California and services the Long Beach, Cerritos, Lakewood area and neighboring cities.

Our Workshops

Applying to College

Parents and students will discover tools to make an informed decision about what colleges to apply to and how.

Writer's Workshop

Scholars will learn the different rhetorical devices and write pieces that showcase their voice.

Drama Workshop

Students will participate in all elements of putting on a play. Set design, script reading, sound design, stage management, costumes, acting, and performing.

"Intelligence plus character - that is the true goal of education."

- Martin Luther King Jr.

Other Programming

Spring Break Enrichment

This program offers an arts-integrated, strengths-based approach to teaching and learning.

Summer Enrichment 2020

Scholars will participate in themed modules that include language arts, science, history, math, project based learning and visual and performative arts.

Read Our Blog!

An Ivy League Experience for All Children: Part I

When I think about the type of education I want for my kids – any child – I want them to have an ivy league experience.  No, I am not advocating that they attend schools that are known for their “ivy-ness”, but for what they have the opportunity to do at those schools. Here is a list of some of the characteristics, not exhaustive, but ones that I believe represent the Ivy League experience. Characteristics of the Ivy League Experience Student – centered – The student is the focus. The education builds on the strengths and stretches of the child. […]

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Guest Blog: A Winning Mindset for Your Child, by Jordan Mercedes

How do you define a win or success for your child? For many, the goal is set too far in front of them. They work toward that goal with the evaluation given at the end, telling them either they achieved or failed. Try again another time. That’s how most of us learned how to goal set. However, you can help your child create a winning mindset by changing how they think about and how they achieve a goal. Developing a Winning Mindset Our mind is wired to build on what we focus on, for this reason when you are helping […]

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An Ivy League Experience for All Children: Part II

A friend of mine invited me to her daughter’s 8th grade promotion ceremony, but she told me, “they call it a Gateway.” After attending multiple promotions for my six nephew and nieces, I pretty much knew what to expect. Or so I thought. A Gateway to Excellence The Gateway took place on campus, but instead of being in a general auditorium filled with families and friends, it was in a classroom. And it was my friend’s daughter’s- I’ll call her Mary – own personal Gateway. Not the entire 8th grade class. Interesting.  I walked in and found a seat in […]

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