Dunsmore Elementary 4717 Dunsmore Ave, La Crescenta, CA91214 Dunsmore Elementary is an elementary school that was recognized as a California Distinguished School and placed on the…More Honor Roll in 2007. Karen Stegman is its principal, and its students have a history of performing significantly better than the state average. It has an active PTA and encourages its students to give back to their community with Food Drives and Coin Drives. Its colors are green and white.
Clark Magnet High School specializes in technology and science. To apply, students must be in the eighth grade,…More enrolled in a Glendale Unified School District (GUSD) school or live within the GUSD boundaries and meet certain academic requirements. Acceptance is gained via lottery.
Clark Magnet has been recognized as a California Distinguished School and is a National Blue Ribbon School. The school has also received the California Exemplary Career Technical Education Program Award.
The school was founded in 1998 using the building that used to be Anderson W. Clark Junior High School. About $15 million in funds were used to renovate and update the building, which had gone unused since the junior high closed in 1983.
Clark Magnet does not offer athletics. However, students are able to participate in athletic programs at the three other high schools in the GUSD-Crescenta Valley High School, Hoover High School and Glendale High School.
Students do not wear uniforms, but they are expected to adhere to a dress code. The dress code consists of solid color polo or Oxford-style shirts, solid color cotton slacks or shorts, and solid color skirts, skorts or dresses for girls. Prints, tank tops, denim and sandals are not permitted.
During the 2008-2009 school year, CMHS students had an above average academic performance on California Standards Tests when compared to all of the high school students in California. About 81% of students performed proficiently or higher in English and Language Arts, 36% of students performed proficiently or higher in Geometry, 78% of students performed proficiently or higher in U.S. History, 64% of students performed proficiently or higher in Biology, and 75% of tenth grade students performed proficiently or higher in Life Science.
In 2008, 64% of graduates met the the guidelines for admission into the University of California or California State University school systems.
The average class size ranges from 27 to 31 students, and the teachers here have an average of 19 years of classroom experience.
Rosemont Middle School is a public middle school in La Crescenta, within the Glendale Unified School District. In…More 2007, Rosemont was honored as a California Distinguished School.
Core class sizes vary from 27 to 31 students. In addition to traditional academics, classes in fashion, drama, industrial technology and home economics are offered.
During the 2008-2009 academic year, 81% of Rosemont students performed proficiently or higher in English and Language Arts, 78% of students performed proficiently or higher in Math, 99% of students performed proficiently or higher in Algebra, 76% performed proficiently or higher in History and Social Science and 86% performed proficiently or higher in Science.