magnet icon 1811002 DODSON MS (Gifted)

1811002 DODSON MS (Gifted)

Detailed Information:
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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(310) 241-1919
Program Capacity 2018-2019:
Applications Received 2017-2018:
Openings 2018-2019:
Success Secret:
Our students benefit from teachers who are experts in their field and an educational culture where a high level of student success is cultivated. Dodson Gifted, Highly Gifted, and High Ability Magnet is a WASC Accredited Middle School.
Single Track
Tour Information:
Wednesday mornings at 9:00 a.m. on October 4, 11, 18, 25 and November 1. Tours begin in the Attendance Office. Please RSVP in advance by calling (310)241-1922
Magnet Vision:
Dodson Gifted, Highly Gifted, and High Ability Magnet students use their knowledge and skills to excel in a competitive, diverse, and changing world and to make a positive contribution to society.
Magnet Mission:
Dodson Middle School teaches academic skills and character traits that prepare all students for higher education as well as the 21st century job market.
Academic/Career Pathways:
College Preparatory Curriculum - Advanced Honors Courses
Academic Competition Teams:
Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement(MESA); Math Counts; World Educational Robot Contest (WER); Do the Write Thing;
Athletic Teams:
Community Partnerships:
Sharefest Community Development; Assistance League
Advanced Placement (AP) Course Offerings:
European History
International Baccalaureate (IB) Program:
After-School Programs:
Beyond the Bell
Other Theme-Based Activities:
Astro-Camp 8th Grade Field trip; Top Sail Field Trip; Getty Center Field trips; Shakespeare Festival; Dodson Middle School Film Festival
Wall of Fame/Notable Alumni: