Small Learning Communities
AOAT – Academy of Art and Technology is a distinguished Lighthouse California Partnership Academy focusing on visual design for print and web that challenges and nurtures student as members of our educational family. AOAT provides students with a rigorous interdisciplinary curriculum of college and career preparation, including college and career field trips, a summer internship, and senior portfolio of professional level work.
STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics: Cleveland’s STEM Academy provides students the opportunity to become investigators, inventors, and innovators in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through multiple pathways and focused course selections. Students engage in real-world, problem-solving, project-based learning as they develop the 21st century skills necessary to become part of a highly competitive global workforce. STEM exemplifies the axiom that “the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.”
GMS – Global Media Studies (GMS) is a four-year, project-based program (a Magnet program starting next school year 1919-20) focused on social justice themes and communication arts. GMS students are encouraged and supported as they explore the pressing issues facing the planet via their social studies, English and elective classes. Students learn to communicate their ideas through meaningful film and animation projects, which are featured in our biannual film and cultural festivals. The heart of our program is our two-story, 6,000-square-foot professional production and classroom facility. The Media Center houses a green screen studio, a control booth with a TriCaster multi-camera switcher, elaborate television sets donated by Nickelodeon, and plenty of space for computers and editing. Students have access to professional film editing software and cameras, along with guidance from industry experts.
ISLA- International Student LEarning Academy: A transitional academy for all student's new to our country where English is there second language (ELD 1-4). Thsi academy prepares students to transistion into our Small Learning Communites.
SAS - The School for Advanced Studies provides state identified highly gifted, gifted, and high achieving students with a rigorous program to help students achieve their maximum potential. The School for Advanced Studies curriculum meets the high school graduation requirements and prepares students academically to meet the "a-g" University of California and California State University entrance requirements. Students develop the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the finest colleges and universities in the country. Humanities Magnet - A Humanities education focuses on humankind: our development, our culture, our diversity, and our commonality. With an exposure to a wide range of study, students develop an overall appreciation for learning, along with the skills necessary for life after graduation. A Humanities education provides a strong foundation for any field one pursues in college.
**INCOMING 9th GRADERS INTERESTED IN SAS WHO LIVE WITHIN OUR BOUNDARIES: If you are interested in SAS and live in our residential area, download the SAS eligibility form below and have the Middle School counselor fill out the information. If the student qualifies, please return it to our Cleveland counseling office for review.
Humanities Magnet - A Humanities education focuses on humankind: our development, our culture, our diversity, and our commonality. With an exposure to a wide range of study, students develop an overall appreciation for learning, along with the skills necessary for life after graduation. A Humanities education provides a strong foundation for any field one pursues in college. There is a seprate application process via CHOICES.