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 Sally Ride Elementary School

Aviation and Aerospace
Sally Ride Elementary School
9601 11th Avenue
Orlando, FL 32824
407.858.3100
sallyridees.ocps.net

Sally Ride Elementary’s Aviation and Aerospace magnet program provides an enhanced curriculum focusing on science with connections to the worlds of aviation and aerospace. Students will have the opportunity to learn science content through hands-on, minds-on experiments. These take place in a science lab and the regular classroom. For the applicable science units, teachers extend the concepts to include any aviation or aerospace links, creating a web of understanding between the state benchmarks and the magnet topic. 

Participating students enter the program in Kindergarten grade, with placement in all other grades as space permits.

Please note that bus transportation is not provided for this program.

Specific Eligibility Requirements: Applicant’s schedule must be able to accommodate magnet classes.



 

 Orlando Gifted Academy Orlando Gifted Academy 
1121 N. Fern Creek Avenue
 Orlando, FL 32803
407.897.6410
orlandogiftedacademy.ocps.net/




            

The Orlando Gifted Academy provides opportunities for elementary gifted learners to reach their potential while pursuing interests and tapping into strengths. Students will work individually and collaboratively with fellow students while challenged to think creatively and use problem-solving strategies to develop real-world and applicable projects. 

Participating students may enter the program as rising second to sixth graders for the 2019-2020 school year using the School Choice application process and lottery. 

Please note that bus transportation is not provided for this program.

At the time of magnet application, your child must have been determined eligible for the gifted program through Orange County Public Schools. 




 Hillcrest Elementary School Foreign Language Academy
Hillcrest Elementary School

1010 E. Concord Street
Orlando, FL 32803
407.245.1770
hillcrestes.ocps.net


Hillcrest Elementary is a foreign language academy where students, parents, staff and the community work as a team to support a safe and positive multicultural learning environment. We address the whole child, foster academic excellence, develop responsible citizens and inspire lifelong learning. The Foreign Language Academy was created to provide the opportunity for all students to become bilingual, biliterate and bicultural. The established language enrichment programs are French and Spanish.

Participating students may enter the program in kindergarten through fifth grade.

Please note that bus transportation is not provided for this program.

Specific Eligibility Requirements
: Applicant’s schedule must be able to accommodate magnet classes. 




Hunter's Creek building photo
Two-Way Dual Language 
Hunter's Creek Elementary School 
4650 Town Center Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32837
407.858.4610
hunterscreekes.ocps.net 
 


Hunter’s Creek Elementary School’s Two-Way Dual Language Program model integrates language minority and language majority students in the same classroom with the goal of academic excellence and bilingual proficiency for both student groups. Students of both language groups are combined for all content instruction in an environment which promotes language and social equality while supporting full bilingual proficiency for both native and non-native speakers of English. Our Two-Way Dual Language Program strives to cultivate understanding and appreciation of other cultures, inspire self-esteem, and strengthen positive attitudes among students, their families, and the community. Careful attention is paid to the development of bilingualism, biliteracy, and academic attainment for all participants. Students are expected to achieve academically at or above grade level in all content areas in both languages.

Participating students enter the program in kindergarten and there is limited consideration for other grades with language assessment.

Please note that bus transportation is not provided for this program.

Specific Eligibility Requirements
: Applicant’s schedule must be able to accommodate magnet classes.




 Orange Center building photo STEM Magnet
Orange Center Elementary School

621 S. Texas Avenue
Orlando, FL 32805
407.296.6480
orangecenteres.ocps.net
 


The STEM program at Orange Center Elementary provides a foundation for students who are interested in enhancing their knowledge and skills in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The critical thinking skills cultivated in this program help to prepare students for higher education and 21st Century careers. The magnet program provides opportunities for hands-on experiments and activities focused on real world applications. Technology classes are focused on the integration of cross-curricular content using digital tools to solve problems and engineer innovative products.

Participating students may enter the program in kindergarten through fifth grade.

Please note that bus transportation is not provided for this program.

Specific Eligibility Requirements:
 Applicant’s schedule must be able to accommodate magnet classes. 



Tildenville building photo
  Two-Way Dual Language
Tildenville Elementary School

1221 Brick Road
Winter Garden, FL 34787
407.877.5054
tildenvillees.ocps.net
 MSA Distinction Award Seal


Two-Way Dual Language Program model integrates language minority and language majority students in the same classroom with the goal of academic excellence and bilingual proficiency for both student groups. Students of both language groups are combined for all content instruction in an environment which promotes language and social equality while supporting full bilingual proficiency for both native and non-native speakers of English. Our Two-Way Dual Language Program strives to cultivate understanding and appreciation of other cultures, inspire self-esteem, and strengthen positive attitudes among students, their families, and the community. Careful attention is paid to the development of bilingualism, biliteracy, and academic attainment for all participants. Students are expected to achieve academically at or above grade level in all content areas in both languages.

Participating students enter the program in kindergarten and there is limited consideration for other grades with language assessment.

Please note that bus transportation is not provided for this program.

Specific Eligibility Requirements
: Applicant's schedule must be able to accommodate magnet classes.





               Bay Meadows Elementary School    
                
STEAM Career Academy
Bay Meadows Elementary School

9150 S. Apopka Vineland Road
Orlando, FL 32836
407.876.7500
baymeadowses.ocps.net/


 New Program


The STEAM Career Academy at Bay Meadows Elementary extends the learning opportunities and experiences beyond the standard curriculum by providing a comprehensive, cross-curricular exploration of STEAM careers. With a Program focus on student-generated, project-based learning, and using theme-based resources, students experience the worlds of science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM).   Students will participate in real-world, project-based activities that will bring STEAM concepts to life and develop 21st Century competencies, such as problem solving, critical thinking, and collaboration.

Participating students may enter the program in kindergarten through fifth grade.

Please note that bus transportation is not provided for this program.

Specific Eligibility Requirements: Applicant’s schedule must be able to accommodate magnet classes.


 

 

 Union Park Elementary School Two-Way Dual Language
Union Park Elementary School

1600 Dean Road
Orlando, FL 32825
407.249.6390
unionparkes.ocps.net


Two-Way Dual Language Program model integrates language minority and language majority students in the same classroom with the goal of academic excellence and bilingual proficiency for both student groups. Students of both language groups are combined for all content instruction in an environment which promotes language and social equality while supporting full bilingual proficiency for both native and non-native speakers of English. Our Two-Way Dual Language Program strives to cultivate understanding and appreciation of other cultures, inspire self-esteem, and strengthen positive attitudes among students, their families, and the community. Careful attention is paid to the development of bilingualism, biliteracy, and academic attainment for all participants. Students are expected to achieve academically at or above grade level in all content areas in both languages.

Participating students enter the program in kindergarten and there is limited consideration for other grades with language assessment.

Please note that bus transportation is not provided for this program.

Specific Eligibility Requirements
: Applicant's schedule must be able to accommodate magnet classes.