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About This School
Contact Information (School Year 2017—18)
Last updated: 1/23/2018
School Description and Mission Statement (School Year 2017—18)
Magnolia Science Academy -2 (MSA-2) is the one of the Magnolia Public Schools founded as a public charter school in Fall 2007. MSA-2 currently serves over 470 students grades 6 through 12. Enrollment is on a first come first serve basis when a public lottery is not required.
MSA-2 is a classroom based charter school serving grades 6–12 with a curriculum emphasis on science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The school primarily serves students and parents of the San Fernando Valley area.
This executive summary of the School Accountability Report Card (SARC) is intended to provide parents and community members with a quick snapshot of information related to our schools. Most data presented in this report are reported for the 2016–17 school year. School finances and school completion data are reported for the 2016–17 school year. Contact information, facilities, curriculum and instructional materials, and select teacher data are reported for the 2016–17 school year.
For additional information about the school, parents and community members should review the entire SARC or contact the school principal or the district office.
Magnolia Science Academy 2
Address: 17125 Victory Blvd., Lake Balboa, CA, 91406-5455
Magnolia Science Academy – 2 (MSA-2) opened its doors to serve the community of Reseda in the Fall of 2007 for the grades 6th through 12th grade. In 2010, the school site moved to Lake Balboa. The school provides an academically rigorous standards-based curriculum
Magnolia Public Schools provides a college preparatory educational program emphasizing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEAM) in a safe environment that cultivates respect for self and others.
Graduates of Magnolia Public Schools are scientific thinkers who contribute to the global community as socially responsible and educated members of society.
Students have the freedom to choose how and what they learn. Individualized scheduling, early identification of learning styles, personalities, interest and career plans support students’ college and career readiness. Students experience hands-on learning through robotics, computer science and arts to promote imagination, creativity, and invention.
School communities are integrated partnerships among the school site staff, families, students and all other stakeholders. Connection creates a safe place for all learners and stakeholders to affirm individual strengths, celebrate character, provide academic support through mentorship and internships, promote unity and better decision making through the implementation of restorative justice practices.
Academic Excellence is the desire to pursue knowledge and excellence and to contribute original and provocative ideas in a learning environment, in diverse settings, and as a catalyst to future academic knowledge. We foster academic excellence through project-based learning using a constructivist approach, student portfolios, assessments of and for learning and academic discourse and argumentative writing.
Our Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
Succesful; Prepared for future goals, Ready for change, Accepts responsibility to help the community, Demonstrates knowledge of proper nutrition, exercise, and physical health and its impact on daily life, Take responsibility for their own actions and utilize, immediate resources, Are role models
Achieve desired goals, Continuously grow in all areas, Commitment to learning, Ambitious for opportunity, Develop higher order thinking and become college ready, Exhibit the ability to integrate technology as an effective tool in their daily lives
Communication Socialize with diverse groups, Serves the Community, Respect others around them and rely on the guidance of their teachers, Familiarize themselves with other cultures, Be civically engaged and aware of the world around them
Last updated: 1/23/2018
Student Enrollment by Grade Level (School Year 2016—17)
|Grade Level||Number of Students|
Last updated: 1/23/2018
Student Enrollment by Student Group (School Year 2016—17)
|Student Group||Percent of Total Enrollment|
|Black or African American||2.7 %|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||0.0 %|
|Hispanic or Latino||79.0 %|
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander||0.0 %|
|Two or More Races||1.5 %|
|Student Group (Other)||Percent of Total Enrollment|
|Socioeconomically Disadvantaged||94.7 %|
|English Learners||9.9 %|
|Students with Disabilities||20.1 %|
|Foster Youth||0.4 %|