1811803 EL SERENO MS(Gifted)

1811803 EL SERENO MS(Gifted)

Program 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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Grades:
6-8
Phone:
(323) 224-4700
Program Capacity 2018-2019:
113
Applications Received 2017-2018:
73
Openings 2018-2019:
37
Success Secret:
El Sereno G/HG/HA Magnet is an International Baccalaureate (IB) Gold Ribbon, Title 1 Academic Achievement, World School. We are committed to providing our students with a high quality, challenging, theme-based, international education. We believe that all students are capable of success and that there is a direct link between effort, ability and achievement.
Track:
Single Track
School Website:
Tour Information:
Every Wednesday in October from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM.
Magnet Vision:
Our vision is to create an internationally recognized academic community of life-long learners who mature into thoughtful, respectful, and responsible leaders.
Magnet Mission:
The mission of El Sereno’s Magnet program is to provide all of our students with a rigorous inter-disciplinary curriculum that integrates technology, inquiry, problem solving, critical thinking, and creative self-expression.
Academic/Career Pathways:
The majority of our El Sereno Magnet student apply to, are accepted, and go on to attend Francisco Bravo Medical Magnet High School. Our former Magnet students have been accepted to and are attending colleges and universities such as USC, UCLA, Stanford, Brown, Yale, Harvard, MIT, and Caltech.
Academic Competition Teams:
Annual participation in MESA Prelims and MESA Regional Competitions and participation in the Department of Energy (DOE) Science Bowl.
Athletic Teams:
Community Partnerships:
We are a proud member of the USC Family of Schools!
Advanced Placement (AP) Course Offerings:
International Baccalaureate (IB) Program:
Yes
After-School Programs:
KYDS, Youth Services, Drum Line, SRLA, Comic Book Club, Anime Club, and Chess Club
Other Theme-Based Activities:
MESA, Robotics, and Game Design electives, Advanced Orchestra, Advanced Band, Jazz Band, and Mariachi electives, Advanced Art and AVID electives. Science themed field trips to destinations such as NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), the California Science Center, USC’s Health Science Campus, Point Fermin Outdoor Education Center, art museums,and annual participation in the Los Angeles County Science Fair.
Wall of Fame/Notable Alumni:
Detailed Information: