Tour 3

The STEAM Academy at Jim Bridger Middle School

Level: Middle School

Grades: 6-8

Year Magnet Program Established: 2003

Magnet Type: School-within-a-school

School Type: Title I, Urban

Magnet School Enrollment: 486

Total School Enrollment: 1,437

Programs offered: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics

Curriculum: Biomedicine, Robotics, Informational Technology, Cybersecurity, Fine Arts, Project Lead the Way, Blended Learning, Project-Based Learning

Unique School Features: Z Space Lab, Garden

Awards/Distinctions: Magnet School of Distinction, Nationally Certified Magnet School, Governor’s STEM School

School Website: https://www.bridgerms.org/

Rancho High School

Level: High School

Grades: 9-12

Year Magnet Program Established: 1997

Magnet Type: School-within-a-school

School Type: Title I, Urban

Magnet School Enrollment: 1209

Total School Enrollment: 3257

Programs offered: Pre-medicine, Private Pilot, and Aerospace Engineering

Curriculum: Blended Learning, ALEKS, Kagan Strategies, Solid Works, CTE courses, and Dual credit with CSN & UNLV

Unique School Features: Aviation lab, STEM robotics, FAA certifications in Private Pilot and UAS, and EMS certification

Awards/Distinctions: Magnet School of Distinction, National Gold Student Council of Excellence, Superintendent’s Honor Roll, Washington Post’s Most Challenging Schools, Real World Design Challenge: 2nd Place Internationally

School Website: https://ranchorams.org/