1876802 MONROE HS(Police Academy)

1876802 MONROE HS(Police Academy)

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:
(818) 830-4200
Program Capacity 2018-2019:
175
Applications Received 2017-2018:
32
Openings 2018-2019:
44
Success Secret:
Students receive a stimulating, challenging array of courses and hands-on activities that instill interest in, knowledge of, and an understanding of community and national issues pertaining to law enforcement.
Track:
Other
School Website:
Tour Information:
The James Monroe High School Police Academy will be holding tours on the following dates: Wednesday, October 4th from 11am-12:30pm Wednesday, October 18th from 11am-12:30pm Wednesday, October 25h from 11am-12:30pm Wednesday, November 8th from 11am-12:30pm Please call 818 830-4248 to make an appointment. Special tours can be arranged for parents that are unable to make the above dates and times.
Magnet Vision:
Monroe Police Academy Magnet is committed to developing and motivating every student to achieve academic and personal success. Through a rigorous academic program, personalized relationships, and relevant meaningful connections to the outside world, Monroe Police Academy Magnet will prepare all students to excel and achieve. Monroe Police Academy Magnet will prepare all students to function effectively in a technological, multilingual, and multicultural world; to develop communication and problem-solving skills; to work productively in collaboration with others; and to become responsible and valuable members of society.
Magnet Mission:
By providing a rigorous academic high school curriculum, the Los Angeles Police Academy Magnet School prepares highly motivated young men and women for careers in law enforcement. Drawing upon the diversity of our city, the Academy assists the Los Angeles Police Department in achieving effective community-based policing, while providing Los Angeles Unified School District students with opportunities to explore the broad range of careers within the field of criminal justice, to understand the relationship between academic achievement and success in the workplace, and to develop the skills necessary to make well-informed career choices.
Academic/Career Pathways:
Public Safety
Academic Competition Teams:
Academic Decathlon, Speech and Debate, Mock Trial Team
Athletic Teams:
American Football, Cross country, 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:
Los Angeles Police Department
Advanced Placement (AP) Course Offerings:
Calculus AB, Biology, Chemistry, United States Government and Politics, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, Physics 1: Algebra-Based, Spanish Language and Culture, Spanish Literature and Culture
International Baccalaureate (IB) Program:
No
After-School Programs:
Youth Policy Institute, Gear Up After School Tutoring, In-Season Sports, Los Angeles Pierce College courses for our students
Other Theme-Based Activities:
Devil Pups Camp ARTC field institutes LAPD forensic labs and bomb squads, CSI, mounted units and air support units
Wall of Fame/Notable Alumni:
Chief Joel Justice, Ventura College Chief, Sgt.II A.J. Kurby, LAPD Wilshire Station, Sgt. Marlon Marrache, Officer Rep. Section, Detective Tracy Mc Clamahan, Criminal Gangs/Homicide Division, Officer Burt Strogatz, Metro Mayor's Detail, Officer David Romo, Use of Force Team, Officer T.J. Pecina, Metro Division, Officer Yumaira Mechor, Santa Barbara P.D., Officer Jared Placencia, Las Vegas P.D., Officer Michael Martinez, Mission Station
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