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The Student Experience in Our Academy

Field Trips and Guest Speakers

  • Trips to museums, competitions, colleges, etc.
  • Speakers from the media, arts, and technology industries

Advanced Opportunities

  • Choose Honors and Advanced Placement classes
  • Dual enrollment in the School for Advanced Studies
  • Dual Enrollment at Santa Monica College


  • Focus on Media Literacy in English, Social Studies, and Math classes
    • Learn how to evaluate media messages
    • Use digital devices for assignments and projects
  • Create art and films in your English and Social Studies classrooms

Our two student pathways

Media Pathway

LAUSD CTE Pathway: Design, Visual and Media Arts

SMC LA Hi-Tech Pathway: Design, Visual and Media Arts

Technology/Computer Science Pathway

LAUSD CTE Pathway: Information and Communication Technology

SMC LA Hi-Tech Pathway: Software and Systems Development