1820802 KING MS(Gifted/Arts/Technology)

1820802 KING MS(Gifted/Arts/Technology)

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) 644-6708
Program Capacity 2018-2019:
517
Applications Received 2017-2018:
238
Openings 2018-2019:
172
Success Secret:
Gifted/High Ability Technology & Arts Magnet program is a small learning environment that nurtures the development of personalized learning relationships between students and faculty. The academic program is designed for the advanced middle school learner. Differentiated instruction for our magnet students includes critical thinking strategies encouraging increased depth and complexity, as well as accelerated pacing. We embrace a project-based approach to learning across the curriculum that creatively incorporates technological innovation and artistic expression since these are integral and critical components of a well-rounded, quality education. HONORS COURSES The GAT program is an accelerated program where students are expected to perform two years above their grade level. Students must meet one of the eligibility criteria at the time of application: • Identified Gifted by LAUSD • Score in the top 85 percentile of standardized norm-referenced tests • Demonstrate ability to meet key critical thinking and problem solving skills
Track:
Single Track
School Website:
Tour Information:
Thursday, 9/28/17 Thursday, 10/5/17 Thursday, 10/12/17* Cantonese translation available Thursday, 10/19/17 Thursday, 10/26/17 Thursday, 11/2/17 8:015- 10:15 am King Auditorium Please RSVP at tinyurl.com/KingMSTour2017 or go to KingMS.org (in the center column, under “Lion News”)
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Advanced Placement (AP) Course Offerings:
International Baccalaureate (IB) Program:
No
After-School Programs:
LACER Beyond the Bell Sports
Other Theme-Based Activities:
• Renaissance Faire • Zoopalooza • StoryCorps • Rube Goldberg Project • Animation and Film Festival • Annual Art Show • Overnight Field Trips – Temescal Canyon
Wall of Fame/Notable Alumni:
Gold Ribbon School
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