magnet icon 1811202 DREW MS (Gifted)

1811202 DREW 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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(323) 826-1700
Program Capacity 2018-2019:
Applications Received 2017-2018:
Openings 2018-2019:
Success Secret:
Our school has a strong faculty/instructional program that supports content standards and common core standards, critical thinking, and collaboration among teachers/peers. Students participate in standard based extracurricular experiences via well-planned academic instruction,and exciting field trips.
Single Track
Tour Information:
Our magnet will have information meeting on throughout the year that will explain the process on applying and creating a parent account. Parents please come and request for Magnet Coordinator for tour. Also find out about the Gifted process for students who need to be tested for their gifted ability.
Magnet Vision:
The members of the Charles R. Drew Middle School community will prepare all students to be successful and productive citizens in a diverse society.
Magnet Mission:
The members of the Charles R. Drew Middle School community will support student success by: - Collaboration among stakeholders (students, parents, teachers, administrators, staff and community members). - High quality standards based instruction designed and implemented using current research, best practices and data analysis. - Age appropriate and culturally relevant responsive pedagogy. - The development of effective intervention programs and support systems for students' physical, social, emotional and academic needs.
Academic/Career Pathways:
Our core academic program is designed to develop unique education opportunities for gifted/high-achieving LAUSD students wishing to challenge themselves in an accelerated Magnet-school environment. This is achieved through a Common Core Standards-based program emphasizing use of differentiated learning experiences, specific Gifted/Talented Education (GATE) instructional methods, and developmentally appropriate instruction based on the needs, interests and abilities of our students.
Academic Competition Teams:
Athletic Teams:
Community Partnerships:
Our instructional Enrichment Program includes opportunities for students to participate in high-interest field trips that enhance classroom learning and enrich student awareness of educational resources around Los Angeles. Enrichment trips may include visits to presidential libraries, outdoor sailing centers, fine art and natural history museums, science centers, and performing arts venues, among others. This enhances our students educational community partnerships.
Advanced Placement (AP) Course Offerings:
International Baccalaureate (IB) Program:
After-School Programs:
Our school gives support to all students by having after school tutoring to increase positive academic and behavior ability. Beyond the Bell After School Programs is also on our campus for all students • Clubs/Performing Arts • Sports • Tutoring
Other Theme-Based Activities:
Drew Gifted/High Achieving Magnet increases the students’ development of technology by using programs such as IXL math program Google Docs, Google Classroom, Google Slides, Khan Academy, Kahoots, Robot Programming, iMovies, Power Point, Presentations, and Microsoft Word, to supplemental core curriculum. This technology is used to write research papers, and create a high-level educational project that promotes 21st century learning. Our school is continuing to increase the implementation of project-based learning using Chrome Books and 1 to 1 iPads.
Wall of Fame/Notable Alumni: