1884201 SHERMAN OAKS CENTER FOR ENRICHED STUDIES(SOCES)

1884201 SHERMAN OAKS CENTER FOR ENRICHED STUDIES(SOCES)

Program Description
Center for Enriched Studies Magnets engage in a rigorous instructional program that encourages cooperative learning, integrates project-based assignments, and emphasizes creative and critical thinking in all disciplines. Students will be provided with a strong foundation in academics which is necessary to succeed in postsecondary education and high-demand 21st century careers. Centers for Enriched Studies are multi-level secondary schools and offer numerous advanced placement and honors courses. The expectation is that schools will score above the state average on state assessments.
Grades:
4-12
Phone:
(818) 758-5600
Program Capacity 2018-2019:
2100
Applications Received 2017-2018:
1771
Openings 2018-2019:
250
Success Secret:
The thirty-year experiment that works!!!!! SOCES is a unique 4-12 span setting which offers a seamless educational experience to a diverse student body in a safe environment. We offer award-winning programs in the academic and extra-curricular areas led by dedicated teachers with the help of supportive parents and motivated students. Our unique setting allows students an experience which fosters lifelong learning, creative and critical thinking, effective communicating, and the production of responsible global citizens.
Track:
Single Track
Tour Information:
Saturday, October 7, 2017, at 9:30 am Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at 6:00 pm Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at 9:30am Thursday, November 2, 2017, at 9:30 am
Magnet Vision:
Our mission is to develop future citizens with active and creative minds, a sense of understanding and compassion for others with the courage to act on their beliefs. Students engage in developing: intellectually, socially, emotionally, physically challenging skills. These support in promoting effective communication, creative and critical thinking, productive and responsible global citizenship, and lifelong learning.
Magnet Mission:
Our vision is Students of SOCES will adapt to a Global Society with the skills needed to compete in the 2 I" Century and beyond. We offer creative, stimulating, and innovative experiences that offer our diverse community the essential skills, knowledge, and ethical frameworks to address real-world problems. We produce graduates who value lifelong learning and achieve goals by effecting positive change in their families, workplaces, communities and the global economy.
Academic/Career Pathways:
Engineering - Middle School, Engineering - High School, Culinary Arts - High School,
Academic Competition Teams:
Speech and Debate, Academic Decathlon, Science Bowl, VEX Robotics (Middle and High School), VEXiq (Elementary), SkillsUSA (State Champions, National Finalists), Technology Student Association, Mini-Urban Challenge Robotics (National Champions), Aerospace Competition (West Coast Champions in Middle & High School)
Athletic Teams:
8-man football, Cross country, Girls Volleyball, Girls Tennis, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Baseball, Boys Golf, Softball, Boys Swimming, Girls Swimming, Boys Volleyball
Community Partnerships:
Aerojet/Rocketdyne, Numatic Engineering, Southern California Manufacturing Group Northrop Grumman, NAsa JET Propulsion Laboratory, UCLA NanoScience Institute, Amgen, California State University Northridge, Oak Crest Institute of Science, Los Angeles Pierce College, Aerospace Corporation
Advanced Placement (AP) Course Offerings:
Calculus AB, Computer Science Principles, Biology, United States Government and Politics, United States History, World History, Studio Art: Drawing, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Chemistry, Physics 1: Algebra-Based
International Baccalaureate (IB) Program:
No
After-School Programs:
Beyond the Bell, Creative Kids, Tutoring/Intervention, Science Bowl, VEX Robotics, SkillsUSA, Technology Student Association
Other Theme-Based Activities:
Wall of Fame/Notable Alumni:
Anton Yelchin
Detailed Information: