magnet icon 1881402 RESEDA CHARTER HS (Police Academy)

1881402 RESEDA CHARTER HS (Police Academy)

Detailed Information:
General Theme 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) 758-3600
Program Capacity 2018-2019:
288
Applications Received 2017-2018:
99
Openings 2018-2019:
72
Success Secret:
Reseda Charter High School’s Police Academy Magnet is a college preparatory, career pathway program designed to prepare students for careers law enforcement. This nationally recognized program commits students to a rigorous course of study involving Honor’s curriculum, specialized electives, physical training and community service. LAPD and LASPD Officers are assigned full-time positions in the program to lead, counsel and mentor the students through their Police Academy experience. Becoming a part of the Reseda High Police Academy Magnet is a major decision, requiring the dedication of the student, parent and school. Reseda High School’s Magnet was deemed a Silver Medal by USA Today and a Distinguished Magnet by the Magnet Schools of America.
Track:
Other
Tour Information:
Campus tours are on Wednesday and Friday morning by appoint, starting October 4 through November 15
Magnet Vision:
Reseda's Police Academy Magnet vision is that all our students graduate from high school, go on to college and return to their communities in a Public Service/Law Enforcement role.
Magnet Mission:
To prepare highly motivated young men and women for careers in law enforcement To provide a rigorous, thematic curriculum that meets A-G requirements, ensuring that all graduates qualify for acceptance into a four-year university To expose students to a plethora of careers in the fields of law enforcement and criminal justice through Career Technical Education To establish learning links between academic skills and success in the workplace To afford students optimum strength and cardiovascular training through four years of physical training and nutritional counseling To mentor students so they may become a credit to society and a positive influence within their communities
Academic/Career Pathways:
Public Service Pathway.
Academic Competition Teams:
Academic Decathlon, Mock Trial, Robotics, Cyber-Patriots and Speech and Debate.
Athletic Teams:
American Football, Cross country, Girls Volleyball, Girls Tennis, Girls Golf, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Boys Wrestling, Girls wrestling, Baseball, Boys Golf, Softball, Boys Swimming, Girls Swimming, Boys Track and Field, Girls Track and Field, Boys Volleyball
Community Partnerships:
Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles School Police Department, Pierce College, Police Orientation Preparation Program (POPP).
Advanced Placement (AP) Course Offerings:
International Baccalaureate (IB) Program:
No
After-School Programs:
ARC After-school program, Color Guard Unit, Drill Team, Bench Press Team, Robotics and Cyber-Patriots.
Other Theme-Based Activities:
Annual Formal Inspection, Program-wide CSI, cadet internships, senior class Washington D.C. trip for National Police Week, Toughest Cadet Alive Competition, Drill Team Competition, Bench Press Competition, & Hall of Fame Induction. All Police Academy graduates who want to join the LAPD are eligible for employment while they attend college.
Wall of Fame/Notable Alumni:
Reseda Charter High School's Police Academy is a nationally recognized Distinguished program and Silver Medal Winner by U.S. News. They were also deemed an Honorable Mention program by the National Career Pathway Network. Their Hall of Fame Inductees include: LAPD Deputy Chief Kris Pitcher, LAPD Officer Tommy Guiterrez, LAPD Officer Cesar Corales, Military Police Officer Alejandro Gonzalez, Dept of Corrections Officer Nick Angel Gilliard, AZ Officer Carrie Seo, LAPD Officer Brian Carver, UCLA Officer Luis Mercado, San Jose Sheriff Thamar Austin, LAPD Officer Manny Martinez, LAPD Officer Cristina Lobos, LAPD Officer Hector Lobos, LAPD Officer Cristina Shente, Forensic Scientist Miriam Grigorian, LAPD Officer Lizbeth Luna, Emergency Operations Supervisor Nelson Alegria, LAPD Officer Adan Torres, Military Police Officer Greg Carlson, L.A. Sheriff Greg Shirvanian, SAN Fernando Police Officer Cris Robles, L.A. Sheriff Ricardo Castro, K9 Trainer Caleb Argarin, LAPD Officer Jonathon Suarez, Coast Guard Police Officer Brad Potter, LAPD Reserve Officer Adrian Mungia, LAPD Detective Vinh Do, LAPD Officer Jeff Bush, LAPD Officer Jeff Rood, and City of Los Angeles SNL Public Safety Coordinator,