magnet icon 1870018 HUNTINGTON PARK HS (Science/Technology/Engineering/Arts/Math)

1870018 HUNTINGTON PARK HS (Science/Technology/Engineering/Arts/Math)

Detailed Information:
General Theme Description:
Science, Technology and Math Magnets are interdisciplinary, standards based, inquiry-based, and real world problem-based programs that teach students about STeM-related subjects. These programs are geared to the student’s interest in science, computer technology, and mathematics.
Grades:
9-12
Phone:
(323) 826-2300
Program Capacity 2018-2019:
357
Applications Received 2017-2018:
0
Openings 2018-2019:
357
Success Secret:
Huntington Park High School’s (HPHS) secret to success revolves around many moving parts. One of the major successes HPHS has is in its partnerships. One of the major in-house partnerships that relate to student success is Educational Talent Search (ETS) Telacu Upward Bound. These partnerships contribute HPHS creating post-secondary opportunities for students. Additionally, HPHS has developed Advancement Via Independent Determination (AVID) program that uses evidence-based strategies to enhance education. Lastly, all AVID students were accepted into a post-secondary school and because of all the support and resources, HPHS has a 96% graduation rate.
Track:
Single Track
Tour Information:
Call us at 323-826-2300 to schedule a personalized tour!
Magnet Vision:
Huntington Park High School (HPHS) STEAM Magnet will help provide a clear pathway to college in the field of science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math, (STEAM) with an emphasis in engineering, robotics, and computer science. These pathways will be provided through a challenging and innovative curriculum allowing students to reflect on their learning and design projects to help improve issues within their community using the fields of engineering and computer science. Students of the HPHS STEAM Magnet will graduate with strong collaboration and critical thinking skills, allowing them to problem solve and become strong leaders in their fields.
Magnet Mission:
Huntington Park High School is committed to collaboration and our core values to foster a positive learning environment that benefits all community members.
Academic/Career Pathways:
Engineering & Robotics Computer Science
Academic Competition Teams:
MESA LA County Science Fair Robotics Los Angeles Regional - Team 4029 - SpartanBots Debate Team
Athletic Teams:
American Football, Cross country, Girls Volleyball, Girls Tennis, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Boys Wrestling, Girls wrestling, Softball, Boys Tennis, Boys Track and Field, Girls Track and Field, Boys Volleyball
Community Partnerships:
• East Los Angeles College • LA Southwest College • Kaiser Permanente Educational Series • Educational Talent Search, CSU Long Beach • UCLA EAOP TELACU: Upward Bound Program • CSU Los Angeles, Outreach & Recruitment • YouthSource Partnership w/ Hub Cities • Southeast America’s Job Center • Superior Grocers Huntington Park • In N Out Huntington Park • Cruzita’s Deli Huntington Park • Smart and Final • Walt Disney Company Foundation
Advanced Placement (AP) Course Offerings:
Calculus AB, Statistics, Biology, Chemistry, Psychology, United States History, Studio Art: Drawing, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, Spanish Language and Culture, Spanish Literature and Culture
International Baccalaureate (IB) Program:
No
After-School Programs:
East Los Angeles College Dual Enrollment Classes • Speech • Criminal Justice • Intro to Engineering • Child Development Woodcraft Rangers Program: • Cheer Prep-Squad • Color Guard • Cyber Patriot • Drama - Live Production • Engineering • Film • Homework Clinic • Marching Band - Drum Line • Sports Conditioning • Strategic Gaming • Weight Training • Wrestling
Other Theme-Based Activities:
Huntington Park HS Science Fair Social Justice Fair Poetry Expo Chemistry Demo Show
Wall of Fame/Notable Alumni:
Huntington Park High School's notable alumni are as follows: Rosario Marin class of 1976. Rosario Marin has a long and distinguished record of public service as mayor and Councilwoman of Huntington Park as well as Deputy Director of the Governor’s Office of Community Relations in the Los Angeles under the administration of Pete Wilson. Elton Gallegly, class of 1962 was elected Mayor of Simi Valley. He serves for more than 14 years on the Judiciary International Relation and Resources committees. Mr. Gallegly is known for improving education, securing social security, healthcare, crime, taxes and providing support for our nation’s veterans. Craig Fertig, class 1960 attended the University of Southern California where as a quarterback he set eight passing records. Fertig went on to become a USC assistant coach and consequently a football analyst on a major media outlet. Fred "Tex" Winter class of 1941 attended the University of Southern California. In 1943 Tex entered the United States Navy. He left the Navy with the rank of Ensign in 1946. Tex Winter went on to have a successful National Basketball Association career winning multiple championships with both the Los Angeles Lakers and the Chicago Bulls. He is a member of several halls of fame.