Sixth Grade Magnet Program
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The Sixth Grade Magnet Program at Marietta Sixth Grade Academy is a rigorous program of instruction focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), and is targeted to students with a 3.0 GPA and a MAP or other Nationally Normed Test Score of 75% or higher in reading and mathematics.
Sixth Grade Magnet Program (FAQ)
1. Is the sixth grade Magnet program self-contained or traditional?
From a core academic perspective, the program is totally self-contained. Students in the program learn in the same classrooms as their peers involved in the Magnet program. However, Magnet students have opportunities to take electives or connections classes with other MSGA students if scheduling permits.
2. Does the middle grades Magnet program continue the coursework taught during the elementary grades at MCAA?
Yes, the curriculum builds upon the knowledge and skills taught in the earlier grades at Marietta Center for Advanced Academics (MCAA). Even though there is a seamless transition from MCAA to MSGA, qualifying students from other elementary schools are invited to apply.
3. Who are the teachers assigned to the sixth grade Magnet program?
Social Studies Joseph Fitts
4. What technological resources will Magnet students utilize daily?
As with the elementary school program, each sixth grade Magnet student is provided with a wireless laptop computer. They have access to a state-of-the-art science and video production lab. The Magnet teachers use technology as a major delivery method during instruction, similar to the delivery models used at MCAA.
5. Who should I contact at Sixth Grade Academy regarding the Magnet program?
The school principal, Corey Lawson, is responsible for all programs in the sixth grade.