1864311 FRANKLIN HS(Dual Language Academy)

1864311 FRANKLIN HS(Dual Language Academy)

Program Description
The Liberal Arts Magnet theme provides programs that prepare students to be knowledgeable citizens of the 21st century and empower them to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing world. The programs are dedicated to the formation of knowledge in Humanities, Social Policy or World Languages areas or to utilize alternative pedagogies. Academic excellence and commitment to the values of diversity, community and collaboration provide the foundation in Liberal Arts Magnet schools.
Grades:
6-10
Phone:
(323) 550-2078
Program Capacity 2018-2019:
142
Applications Received 2017-2018:
0
Openings 2018-2019:
142
Success Secret:
FDLA is pioneering dual language in Spanish at the secondary level. As the only dual language middle school in the district that is located on a high school campus, FDLA has become the first dual language program in the district to meet the promise of a bilingual education through grade 12.
Track:
Single Track
School Website:
Tour Information:
First Thursday of every month at 8:30! Meet in the Parent Center.
Magnet Vision:
Benjamin Franklin High School’s vision is to produce a community of learners who are not only prepared for postsecondary education, but are ready to fully participate in a multicultural and multilingual society.
Magnet Mission:
The Franklin Dual Language Academy enacts our vision by providing the Highland Park community with access to an academically rigorous learning experience that promotes bilingualism, biliteracy, and respect for linguistic, ethnic, and cultural diversity
Academic/Career Pathways:
We create opportunities for our middle and high school student body to be a visible, positive force on and off campus, putting their bilingualism to work as volunteers and interns and by showcasing the academic Spanish and cultural competency they have developed in our program.
Academic Competition Teams:
Solar Cup Robotics Mini-Robotics Cyber Patriots Academic Decathlon
Athletic Teams:
American Football, Girls Volleyball, Girls Tennis, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Boys Wrestling, Girls wrestling, Baseball, Boys Golf, Softball, Boys Tennis, Boys Track and Field, Girls Track and Field, Boys Volleyball
Community Partnerships:
UCLA After School Los Angeles City College College Match Occidental College Upward Bound LA Stars Foreign Language Project Franklin Educational Foundation Escalante Math Program
Advanced Placement (AP) Course Offerings:
Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Computer Science Principles, Statistics, Biology, Chemistry, Human Geography, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Psychology, United States Government and Politics, United States History, Art History, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, European History, Environmental Science, Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism, Physics 1: Algebra-Based, Physics 2: Algebra-Based, Spanish Language and Culture, Spanish Literature and Culture
International Baccalaureate (IB) Program:
No
After-School Programs:
UCLA After-School tutoring Folklorico Generation Green Environmental Club Key Club Leadership Teen Court Marching Band Pantera Cheer (Middle School) Mini Robotics (Middle School Key Club Leadership Teen Court Marching Band Color Guard Cheerleading Sports Clubs
Other Theme-Based Activities:
Museum field trips Bilingual Theatre Instrumentos en español
Wall of Fame/Notable Alumni:
Gene Roddenberry (Star Trek Creator) Dr. Sammy Lee (Olympic Medalist) Rockard Delgadillo (former City Attorney) Bui Simon (1988 Ms. Universe)
Detailed Information: