1872701 KING-DREW HS(Medicine/Science)

1872701 KING-DREW HS(Medicine/Science)

Program Description
Public Service Magnets are designed and tailored to prepare and young people who wish to pursue careers in criminology, fire, forensics, medicine, law and political science. There is strong focus on critical thinking, problem solving and communication, enabling students to see the connections between their classroom curriculum and the challenges of today’s world. These Magnets are ideal settings for future doctors, fire fighters, lawyers, police officers and other professions related to the Public Service field.
Grades:
9-12
Phone:
(323) 566-0420
Program Capacity 2018-2019:
1700
Applications Received 2017-2018:
535
Openings 2018-2019:
485
Success Secret:
King/Drew has created an outstanding college-going culture; 70% of our students attend 4-year institutions, and 20% attend 2-year colleges. Last year King/Drew seniors earned 6.2 million dollars in Merit-Based scholarships and had a 100% graduation rate. Most teachers have advanced degrees and five instructors are National Board Certified Teachers. We were recognized in 2016 as one of the top high schools in the nation by US News and World Report. https://youtu.be/ROpHjE2DB5Y
Track:
Single Track
School Website:
Tour Information:
We offer multiple opportunities for school tours for all prospective parents and students: * Our Annual Informational Tour Day is Wednesday, November 1, 2017 beginning promptly at 10 a.m. * Our Annual Informational Tour Night is Monday, November 8, 2017 beginning promptly at 6 p.m. * Contact the school directly to set up an appointment for a private tour.
Magnet Vision:
Magnet Mission:
Academic/Career Pathways:
Medicine and Science Careers Program Career Technical Education: Health Science and Medical Technology: Patient Care Pathway Exploring Health Careers, Hospital Occupations, and Senior Seminar: Sports Medicine, Dental Assistant, Nursing Assistant, Licensed Vocational Nursing, Health Careers, Emergency Medical Technician, Nursing Assistant Long-term Care, Physical Therapy, and Dietary Aide.
Academic Competition Teams:
KD Science Fair, LA County Science Fair, MESA, Robotics
Athletic Teams:
Cross country, Girls Volleyball, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Baseball, Softball, Boys Track and Field, Girls Track and Field, Boys Volleyball
Community Partnerships:
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, MLK Jr. Outpatient Center, UCLA, Veteran Affairs West Los Angeles and Downtown Ambulatory Care Center, Watts Healthcare Center, 118th Elementary School, Shields for Families - Genesis Clinic, Watts Village Theatre, WLCAC, Parents of Watts, Broad Stage, Planned Parenthood, Urban Fitness 911
Advanced Placement (AP) Course Offerings:
Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Statistics, Biology, Chemistry, Human Geography, Microeconomics, Psychology, United States Government and Politics, United States History, World History, Art History, Studio Art: 2-D Design, Studio Art: Drawing, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, Physics 1: Algebra-Based, Physics 2: Algebra-Based, French Language and Culture, Latin, Spanish Language and Culture, Spanish Literature and Culture
International Baccalaureate (IB) Program:
No
After-School Programs:
The Club (Boys and Girls Club of Carson) Tutoring and Support Classes
Other Theme-Based Activities:
Blood Drive in December Career Day in February KD Science Fair in February Women's Day in March Health Fair in April Relay for Life in April Food and Fitness Day in May Summer Bridge Program for All Incoming Students in August
Wall of Fame/Notable Alumni:
Issa Rae from her web series Awkward Black Girl and HBO's Insecure Eric Sanabria, Cross-functional Technology Professional, Venture Capital & Private Equity, Google Ashly Williams, member June's Diary
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