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Mrs. Lara

Mrs. Lara is the Assistant Principal. Mrs. Lara can answer any questions related to attendance, testing or any other student programs.  

Mrs. Lara has been with James Jordan Middle School since 2009 when she started as a Paraprofessional and Long-term substitute before quickly become the head of the 8th-grade teaching team.  She has been a lead teacher, a parent and events coordinator,  ELAC/SSC coordinator, and was the Dean of Students before taking the Assistant Principal position.  
 
8th Grade parents if you need information about high schools please see the contact sheet below.

Local High School Information

The following schools are all excellent options for your student to attend in 9th grade.  Please note: all application deadlines are subject to change and it is always best to contact your preferred schools as early as possible.  There is a difference in the Open Enrollment periods for some schools and the Open Enrollment period by LAUSD. We will update this information again in January 2018.

LAUSD Open Enrollment:  “The District’s state-mandated open enrollment policy enables students anywhere in LAUSD to apply to any regular, grade-appropriate Los Angeles public school with designated open enrollment seats”


Please expect another version of this to go out in January 2018, you can  also visit our school website.

School

Phone #

Open Enrollment Dates/Deadlines

Magnet Program(s)

Granada Hills Charter HS

818-360-2361

Open Enrollment Lottery Applications will be available on www.GHCHS.com beginning Wednesday, November 1, 2017 @8:00am

Applications must be submitted by 4pm on Friday, January 5, 2018.

(Lottery system- Public lottery on Saturday January 20, 2018 @ 9am in the Gym)

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Ivy Academia Charter HS

818-716-0771

Application of Interest is available online at http://bit.ly/2jfwftX

and will be available until Thursday, March 1st, 2018.  Lottery will be held on Thursday, March 8th, 2018 at 10am.

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High Tech-LA Charter HS

818-609-2640

 Applications available now until Friday, February 16th, 2018. The lottery will be held Thursday, February 22nd at 4:30 pm.

http://bit.ly/2j2pmOW

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Birmingham Charter HS

818-758-5200

Applications will be available from Friday, December 1, 2017 – March 30, 2018. They will hold an applications workshop on: Saturday, Dec 2, 2017 @9:00 am

Public Lottery Date: Thursday, April 5, 2018 @ 4:00 pm in the Main Gym

Exact due date for SAS application TBD.



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Chatsworth Charter HS

818-678-3400

Application deadline is February 2018 and runs through March 2018. (Exact dates TBD)

http://bit.ly/2jArzSR

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Sherman Oaks CES

818-758-5600

Original Magnet Deadline Thursday, Nov. 9th, 2017. Application workshop on Thursday, November 2nd @9:30am. Acceptance letters should be distributed in March.

Enriched Studies (whole school)

Valley Alternative

818-342-6133

Original Magnet Deadline Nov. 9th, 2017 @ 5:00 pm through www.echoices.lausd.net. Acceptance letters should be distributed in March.

Enriched Studies (whole school)






Canoga Park HS

818-673-1300

Open Enrollment application will be available late April/May.  More information will be posted on their website.


Original Magnet Deadline Thursday, Nov. 9th, 2017.

Late Applications will be available beginning February, 2018.  Acceptance letters should be distributed in March.

  • Communication Arts and Media Magnet
  • Engineering/Environmental Science/ Veterinary Science

Cleveland HS

818-885-2300

Original Magnet Deadline Thursday, Nov. 9th, 2016. Acceptance letters should be distributed in March.


Charter Lottery Applications are available now and must be submitted by March 2018.

http://www.clevelandhs.org/

Lottery will also take place in March 2018. (Exact dates TBD)

The same application is used for SAS. Students will indicate it as a small learning community.

Humanities






Daniel Pearl Magnet HS

818-654-3775

Original Magnet Deadline Thursday, Nov. 9th, 2016.

Journalism/Communications (whole school)

Reseda HS

818-758-3600

Open Enrollment application will be available in May 2018.  More information will be posted on their website.


Original Magnet Deadline Thursday Nov. 9th, 2016. Acceptance letters should be distributed in March.

  • Law/Public Service
  • Police Academy
  • Environmental/Physical Science
  • Arts/Media/Entertainment

North Hollywood HS

818-753-6200

Original Magnet Deadline Thursday, Nov. 9th, 2016.

  • Highly Gifted
  • L.A. Zoo Biological Science

CHAMPS Charter High School for the Arts

818-994-7614

Lottery Applications are being accepted online and in person until Monday, February 19th, 2018 by 3 pm.

http://bit.ly/2j2Msou


The Public Lottery will be held on, Friday, February 23, 2018.  

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Taft

818-227-3600

Open Enrollment Applications available from February  to March.

Original Magnet Deadline Thursday Nov. 9th, 2016.


Late application for 2018-2019 will open on February 1, 2018 at  eChoices.lausd.net.


STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics Gifted Magnet)

Magnolia Science Academy

1 Reseda Location

818-609-0507

Open Enrollment Applications available now and must be turned in by Friday, January 19th, 2018 by 4pm. http://bit.ly/2igruSk


The public lottery will be on Wednesday, February 6th, 2018.

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Northridge Academy

 

Lottery applications are due Thursday, Nov 9th, 2017. Students must have Cleveland, Kennedy, Monroe or Granada Hills as their home school.  


The public Lottery will be held on December 8th, 2017 @ 11am

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