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Santa Clarita District and Curriculum
Schools in Santa Clarita include:
Bridgeport Elementary School is located on 23670 Newhall Ranch Road, Santa Clarita, California 91355, Bridgeport Elementary School covers Kindergarten through sixth grade. Contact Bridgeport Elementary School at (661) 294-5375. As part of California’s curriculum, this elementary school strives to reach goals set in English and Literacy, Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects. For English and Literacy, teachers will conduct their classes with various teaching strategies to ensure all students are able to understand due to various learning styles exhibited by each student. In addition to just reading and writing, students will have the chance to collaborate with each other. This will teach students the importance of teamwork and practice sharing ideas with each other to enhance their projects’ results. Since teamwork is a vital skill to practice as adults going about their own lives and their careers, being able to practice this skill starting from the first connections made socially at school is very helpful. Students will also get the chance to learn from one another so that they are able to effectively express their ideas. Click here to learn more about our elementary school tutoring program.
Rio Norte Junior High School is located on 28771 Rio Norte Drive, Santa Clarita, California 91354, Rio Norte Junior High School covers seventh grade through eighth grade. Contact Rio Norte Junior High School at (661) 295-3700. As part of California’s curriculum, this middle school strives to reach goals set in English and Literacy, Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects. For Math, seventh and eighth grade students will primarily focus on the advanced mathematical concepts, building on the basics learned in elementary school. In order to prepare students for high school mathematics, students will be introduced to the various methods of problem solving that are utilisable in one’s life as a major skill. For more information on our study skills workshops, click here. Non-academically, Rio Norte Junior High School also aims to provide a warm and kind environment for children to ensure students are mentally healthy. By providing various kinds of opportunities for students to allow students’ curiosity and enjoyment in different fields of careers to flourish. This school offers multiple clubs including Math Market, Science Olympiad, Choir, Band, Sports, Theater, and Art and Photo Club for their annually published yearbooks.
Golden Valley High School is located on 27051 Robert C. Lee Parkway, Santa Clarita, California 91350, Golden Valley High School covers ninth grade through twelfth grade. Contact Golden Valley High School at (661) 298-8140. As part of California’s curriculum, this high school strives to reach goals set in English and Literacy, Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects. To further enhance these students’ opportunities, Golden Valley High School offers Advanced Placement courses and information on testing as well. By completing the requirements of these courses, students will be more prepared for university and college courses as they learn the content ahead of time in high school. Furthermore, this school has previously been named one of California’s Golden Ribbon Schools and awarded the Silver medal for one of the Best High Schools by U.S. News in 2018. This school has ensured that their graduates are meeting the standards set by California’s curriculum while also exceeding the expectations of most graduates for college applications as there is a large focus on courses in Science, English, Fine Arts and Social Studies. If you want your student to keep up with their course load or get ahead in class, look into the tutoring programs we offer for homework help.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Santa Clarita District Curriculum
The curriculum in Santa Clarita offers a detailed description of what students are expected to learn across the subject span. Instruction and assessment is designed around the standards and expectations of learning described in the curriculum.
In Math, the areas covered are numerical operations, algebraic operations, geometry and measurement, and statistics and probability. In Science, student learning covers earth and environmental science, biology, chemistry, physics and technology. In English/Language Arts, the subject is organized around reading literary and informational texts, writing processes, and communication.
Other subject areas and small learning communities have curriculum that describes the learning outcomes and the steps that will be taken to bring them about. These curriculum are designed to ensure that all students are able to attain proficiency in all their subjects.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Santa Clarita Educational News
- JOOI - At La Mesa Junior High School, the Junior Optimist Octagon International Club has recently come into being and provides students with an opportunity to use their optimistic spirit to create and plan educational and socially-beneficial community activities.
- Placerita Tech Program - Placerita Junior High School is developing a series of technology-oriented learning opportunities for students during the summer. These are open to students throughout the district.
- Sequoia Charter School - The Sequoia Charter School is for students in grade 7-12 throughout the district. The school's primary aim is to provide rigorous, individualized academic instruction in small classrooms where students are able to develop a strong sense of what they are capable of doing.
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About Santa Clarita, California
Santa Clarita, officially called the City of Santa Clarita is the third largest city in the county of Los Angeles and the 24th largest city in the state of California. Located approximately 35 miles away from Downtown Los Angeles, the city of Santa Clarita occupies most of the the Santa Clarita Valley and the most used example boomburb or edge city due to the city’s rapid expansion over the past decade. Formed from the union of 4 separate communities of Canyon Country, Newhall, Saugus and Valencia, it is common for residents to refer to the specific neighbourhood when talking about where they are from.
It was not until December 15 1987 that Santa Clarita was officially pronounced a city. Before a consensus was made with the name, the City of Santa Clarita could have been named as the “City of Canyons” due to its close proximity to the Santa Clarita Valley. First settled due to the discovery of gold and oil in the area, the City of Santa Clarita has grown to be a city that is rich with history and culture. With a population of approximately 210,888 people, 26.25 of people were under the age of 28, 10.0% were aged 18-24, 27.1% of people were aged 25-44, 27.2% of people were aged 45-64 and 9.6% of people were 65 years of age or older. In the 2010 census it was found that median household income was $82,607.
Despite being on of the smaller cities on the west coast of the United States. The City of Santa Clarita is a city that is rich with history and biodiversity. Being located in close proximity to both the large city of Los Angeles and the Santa Clarita Valley, the city of Santa Clarita is a perfect balance between city and rural life. Due to its located there is fun waiting to be discovered for the entire family.
Six Flags Magic Mountain is a 262 acre amusement park located off the edge of the city of Santa Clarita. Approximately 35 miles away from Downtown Los Angeles, Six Flags Magic Mountain first opened its doors to the public on May 30, 1971 named as Magic Mountain. It wasn’t till in 1979 that Six Flags bought the amusement park and since then it has been known as Six Flags Magic Mountain. The amusement park holds the world record for a whopping 19 roller coasters in the park and has an estimated 3.3 million visitors to the park every year ranking it sixteenth in attendance in North America. The park is open every day of the year to ensure a fun filled day for the entire family. For more information on the park and its hours of operation and planned events, please visit their website here.
Placerita Canyon Nature Center is a California State Park that is located in the San Gabriel Mountains in the rural area of the Los Angeles County. Just slightly north of the of Los Angeles and Santa Clarita, the state park provides a good place for families to escape the busy life in the city and enjoy the beauty that mother nature has to offer. Once the home of the Tataviam Native Americans, the park preserves the site of the first discovery of gold in 1842 also marking the beginning of the California gold rush and the gradual expansion of the small town now known as Santa Clarita. Located at 19152 Placerita Canyon Road the Nature acts as an museum and visitor center for those visiting the park. The park also contains the Walker Cabin and trails of various difficulty for hikers of all skill levels. For more information on the park hours and how to get there, please visit their website here.
- The first telephone arrived at the Santa Clarita Valley on July 12, 1900. The second telephone arrived in 1911 after the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Co. created the Newhall telephone exchange when the first phone arrived.
- The creator of Spongebob Squarepants is an alumnus of the California Institute of the Arts in Santa Clarita. His name is Stephen Hillenburg and he was a student at the institute in 1989. This ex-marine biologist came up with the prototype for Spongebob Squarepants, which is now worth approximately ninety million dollars.
- There is a herd of American bison at Santa Clarita that was gifted to the city by Walt Disney. The herd of eight bison was gifted in 1962. Their descendants currently live at William S. Hart Park in a 10 acre home.
- Mentryville is a town established in 1876 that originally served as a place of hope for gold. However instead of gold, oil was discovered in Pico Canyon and Pico Number 4 became the first successful commercial oil well in the West.
- Santa Clarita has two sister cities: Tena, Napo, Ecuador and Sariaya, Quezon, Philippines.
- Tim Burton, John Lasseter, Don Cheadle and Paul Reubens all went to school at California Institute of the Arts at a point in time.
- Santa Clarita’s Urban Forestry team is currently maintaining approximately fifty thousand oak trees and over seventy-five thousand other public trees. The Urban Forestry team is an active team and prunes over twenty-five thousand trees yearly.
- The Santa Clarita transit system is extensive. With over 100 vehicles providing approximately 2.7 million local rides and five hundred and eighteen thousand commuter rides yearly, this transit system is very easy to use to get to your destination.
- Santa Clarita has an annual Light Up Main Street event in November that brightens Old Town Newhall using over a hundred thousand lights.
- Santa Clarita as a city youth sports program that hosted 102,743 young individuals in 2016.
- The Santa Clara River may seem dry, however it is actually a natural resource providing habitat for several organisms. This includes fourteen endangered bird species, six endangered plant species, fifty-seven archaeological sites, and twelve historic landmarks according to the city.
Chalk Talk: Benefits of Extracurriculars
As children grow up it is important to explore their interests and passions. As much as academics are important, employers in the real world also look at the how you’ve taken the opportunities that have come your way as well as contributions you’ve made to the surrounding community. By allowing students to participate in various extracurricular activities you are giving them a chance and a route to discover their passions and interests, make new friends and strengthen their intellectual and social growth. From sports, to music and community service programs in the area there is a large variety of development benefits that involvement in these program bring.