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• Magnet ApplIcation available. All 5th graders must apply

• US News & World Report ranks 32nd St USC Magnet 97th in the state and 565 nationally

• 77% of seniors accepted to 4-year colleges and 98% attending 4 or 2-year colleges


•The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has awarded our cinematic arts program $25,000 for a third year in a row.  This year's award will help revamp the Broadcast Journalism class with a permanent stage/backdrop and professional cameras. 

•The school's annual Volunteer Recognition event brought out dozens of our finest and dedicated parents.  The event also highlights the partnerships our parents have created as La Taquiza Mexican Grill sponsored the event.  Local community business and parent support for the school is what makes us GREAT.

US News and World Report ranks 32nd St USC Magnet 97th in the state and 565th in the nation.  read full story

•Under the leadership of first year coach Mr. Llamas, the boys middle school soccer team won the East Regional Championship and a a week later a 2nd place spot in the district-wide tournament.  

•Justin Dearborn of the L.A. Times and USC President C.L. Max Nikias awarded the Read On! Teacher Salute Award to two of our own teachers for their contribution to young children.  Ms. Stelly, kindergarten teacher, received the Teacher Salute Top Winner award.  Ms. Cristales, 2nd grade teacher, was one of four teachers also recognized at the presentation.  read full story

•Our high school Girls Build LA team was exclusively highlighted in a feature news story today by!  We have a chance to win scholarships for each of the 10 girls on our team.  See video here.

•The 2016 State CIF Model Coach Award has been presented to our Cross Country coach Jelerine Venadas-Douglas.  A model coach demonstrates & teaches the six core ethical values: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and good citizenship (the "Six Pillars of Character").  Congratulations to Ms. Venadas-Douglas.

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About Our Staff

Magnet Schools of America

National Teacher of the Year 

Matthew Waynee

Media Arts Teacher


State CIF

Model Coach of the Year 

Jelerine Venadas-Douglas

Cross-Country Coach

(P.E. & Science Teacher)


LA Times Festival of Books

Teacher of the Year 

Aalaneja Stelly

Kindergarten Teacher


I wish you were my second mom

2nd grader to her teacher


If it weren't for him, I would probably be failing

6th grader to support staff

Thank you for putting up with my rage and never giving up

graduating senior to English teacher


Had it not been for you, my daughter would not be on this earth today

parent to assistant principal


You guys are the reason I am a teacher and a success

former student to counselor & AP


Because of you I'm getting my B.A. in science

former student to science teacher


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