magnet icon 1800902 ADAMS MS (Gifted)

1800902 ADAMS MS (Gifted)

Detailed Information:
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General Theme Description:
Gifted Magnets serve students who demonstrate ability or strong potential to work two years above grade level in academic subjects. These centers offer enriched interdisciplinary academic environments that are exciting, challenging, and encourage students to use creative/critical-thinking skills. High Ability and Highly Gifted applicants may apply to a Gifted Magnet.

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(213) 745-3700
Program Capacity 2018-2019:
Applications Received 2017-2018:
Openings 2018-2019:
Success Secret:
Adams Gifted is an Excelling Gifted Magnet Program Dedicated and talented teachers have high expectations for students' achievement. Every student leaves the program with a well-rounded education designed to serve as a foundation to be successful in high school and college. Parents are highly encouraged to visit and work with school staff to ensure continuous student success of our students.
Single Track
Tour Information:
Year round, during school hours. Please call for appointment. (213) 745-3700
Magnet Vision:
John Adams Middle School is a supportive community of parents students and staff working together to ensure academic excellence, differentiated instruction, access to innovative technology, and multi-cultural experiences for all students in a safe and stimulating environment.We plan to expand the existing magnet program in the following years and to start a new Visual and Performing Arts Magnet School.
Magnet Mission:
Adams Gifted Magnet School is "COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE", we want to offer our students a World Class education program, and make sure every student reaches their full potential. We want our students to be "On track to top tier Colleges"
Academic/Career Pathways:
After graduation the majority of our students go to top Magnet High Schools, then they continue to prestigious Colleges and Universities, and to professions such as engineering, architecture, medicine, law entertainment, social work, financing education etc..
Academic Competition Teams:
Academic Pentathlon (Orange County). Winners of top prizes for 5 years on a row, including 2015 8th grade First Place, 2017 7th grade 2nd place, Dept of Transportation, Garret Morgan Competition 3rd Place
Athletic Teams:
8-man football, Girls Volleyball, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Boys Soccer
Community Partnerships:
USC JEP Program,Clippers Fitness, Beyond the Bell after school Programs, LA Conservation Corps, UCLA Outreach, A Place Called Home, All Peoples Community Center,Trade Tech and others.
Advanced Placement (AP) Course Offerings:
International Baccalaureate (IB) Program:
After-School Programs:
Beyond the Bell, Little Kids Rock, Mariachi, Youth Services. Flag Football, Girls Basketballs, Science Club, Yearbook, Academic Pentathlon.
Other Theme-Based Activities:
Shakespeare Festival,Science Club, Academic Field Trips, Math Pie day etc..
Wall of Fame/Notable Alumni:
Jenesis Fonseca graduated from Princeton, Harvard Master Program, Amanda Mc.Nalley graduated from Dartmouth , Juan Bravo attending Yale, Wendy Sanchez attending Stanford starting 2017 Shelsy Zarate Brown University summer program 2018