1861402 EAGLE ROCK HS(Gifted)

1861402 EAGLE ROCK HS(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:
7-12
Phone:
(323) 340-3500
Program Capacity 2018-2019:
700
Applications Received 2017-2018:
279
Openings 2018-2019:
122
Success Secret:
Our Magnet is an outstanding college preparatory program with high expectations for rigorous academics, championship athletics, and robust arts. Eagle Rock students in grades 7-10 take part in our International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP). Eagle Rock 11th and 12th graders have the opportunity to earn an International Baccalaureate Diploma in our International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. We offer a minimum of 15 Advanced Placement course titles. Our Magnet stresses a rigorously academic program with an international focus for college prepared and career ready scholars. We nurture and support student success.
Track:
Single Track
Tour Information:
Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 8:15 to 10:00 a.m. Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 8:15 to 10:00 a.m. Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 8:15 to 10:00 a.m. Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 8:15 to 10:00 a.m.
Magnet Vision:
ERHS is a learning community whose mission is to develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring young people, who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural respect and understanding. To this end, the school works with communities and organizations to develop a challenging program of international education and rigorous assessment. The school encourages students to become compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people with their differences provide valuable insights.
Magnet Mission:
The ERHS educational community is accountable for rigorous standards-based curricula in a safe, well-maintained learning environment, which provides a climate of respect for self and others. The school provides an environment, which promotes intercultural awareness, holistic learning, and effective communication.
Academic/Career Pathways:
Advanced Placement Courses International Baccalaureate Diploma Program Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) with Project Lead the Way Career and Technical Education (CTE): Graphic Arts, Stage Technology, Video Production
Academic Competition Teams:
Academic Decathlon History Day MESA Model United Nations Robotics Science Olympiad Speech and Debate
Athletic Teams:
Cross country, Girls Volleyball, Girls Tennis, Boys Water Polo, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Girls Water Polo, Boys Wrestling, Baseball, Softball, Boys Swimming, Girls Swimming, Boys Tennis, Boys Track and Field, Girls Track and Field, Boys Volleyball
Community Partnerships:
Los Angeles Community College Occidental College Pasadena City College
Advanced Placement (AP) Course Offerings:
Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Computer Science A, Statistics, Biology, Chemistry, Psychology, United States Government and Politics, United States History, World History, Art History, Studio Art: 3-D Design, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, Physics C: Mechanics, Spanish Language and Culture
International Baccalaureate (IB) Program:
Yes
After-School Programs:
A World Fit for Kids!/ Beyond the Bell
Other Theme-Based Activities:
Wall of Fame/Notable Alumni:
ERHS has been a neighborhood school since 1927. Several ERHS teachers are ERHS alumni and many teachers' students attend ERHS. Our Alumni Association and parent groups fund thousands of dollars yearly for student scholarships.
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