ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

 

Walter Bracken STEAM Academy

Level: Elementary School

Grades: K-5

Year Magnet Program Established: 2001

Magnet Type: Whole School

School Type: Title 1, Urban

Magnet School Enrollment: 496

Total School Enrollment: 536

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

Curriculum: Mystery Science, Engineering Design Process, Reading Series Program, Rocket Math, Exploration Classes

Unique School Features: 1 to 1 iPads, Gardens, Science Labs including Hydroponics, Maker Space, Lego Lab, Junior Chef Program, Piggy Bank, and Tortoise Habitats

Awards/Distinctions: National MSA Demonstration School, National Magnet School of Excellence, 2017 MSA Top Magnet Elementary School, National Distinguished ESEA School, National Blue Ribbon School, and Governor Designated STEM School

School Website: http://brackensteamacademy.weebly.com

 

Kit Carson International Academy

Level: Elementary School

Grades: K-5

Year Magnet Program Established: 2011

Magnet Type: Whole School

School Type: Title I, Urban

Magnet School Enrollment: 302

Total School Enrollment: 380

Programs offered: International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme

Curriculum: PYP Units of Inquiry, iReady Math, AVID

Unique School Features: School Garden, One-to-One Technology, Innovative Classroom Seating

Awards/Distinctions: Magnet School of Distinction

School Website: www.kitcarsoncougars.org

 

Roger D. Gehring Academy of Science and Technology

Level: Elementary School

Grades: K-5

Year Magnet Program Established: 2018

Magnet Type: Whole School

School Type: MSAP, Title I, Urban

Magnet School Enrollment: 617

Total School Enrollment: 654

Programs offered: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Curriculum: Project Lead the Way, Blended Learning, Project-Based Learning

Unique School Features: Robotics Lab, STEM Labs, Garden, Digital Planetarium, Tortoise Habitat

Awards/Distinctions: Governor’s STEM School, National ESEA Distinguished School, CCSD Five Star School, Superintendent’s Honor Roll

School Website: www.gehringes.com

 

Gilbert Academy of Creative Arts

Level: Elementary School

Grades: K-5

Year Magnet Program Established: 1994

Magnet Type: Whole School

School Type: Title I, Urban

Magnet School Enrollment: 450

Total School Enrollment: 450

Programs offered: Creative Arts

Curriculum: Integrates art, drama, movement, music, and broadcast communication into the content standards

Unique School Features: Live News Broadcast, TV studio, Weekly Drama Instruction, Technical Theater, Dance Studio, West African Dance, and Chromatics

Awards/Distinctions: Magnet School of Excellence, Magnet School of Distinction, Dr. Ronald Simpson Award

School Website: www.gilbertacademy.org

 

Lomie G. Heard Technology Academy

Level: Elementary School

Grades: K-5

Year Magnet Program Established: 2017

Magnet Type: Whole School

School Type: Title I, Urban

Magnet School Enrollment: 696

Total School Enrollment: 725

Programs offered: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Curriculum: Robotics, Coding, Engineering,Entrepreneurship, Personalized Learning, Blended Learning, Project-Based Learning

Unique School Features: Robotics Lab, Production Studio, Performing Arts Studio, Makerspace, Coding Lab

Awards/Distinctions: Bob Marzano Academies, Inc. School of Distinction

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

 

Mabel Hoggard Math & Science Magnet School

Level: Elementary School

Grades: K-5

Year Magnet Program Established: 1993

Magnet Type: Whole School

School Type: Title I, Urban

Magnet School Enrollment: 387

Total School Enrollment: 455

Programs offered: Science, Mathematics, and Technology

Curriculum: FOSS, Engineering is Elementary, Picture-Perfect Science, Ready Math, and Ready Reading

Unique School Features: Aquaponics, Garden, Physical and Life Science Labs, and Live Animal Lab

Awards/Distinctions: Magnet School of Excellence, National Certified School, Superintendent’s Honor Roll School, Five Star School, and Shining Star School

School Website: www.mabelhoggard.net

 

Jo Mackey Academy of Leadership and Global Communication

Level: Elementary School

Grades: K - 8

Year Magnet Program Established: 2004

Magnet Type: Whole School

School Type: Title I, Urban

Magnet School Enrollment: 490

Total School Enrollment: 560

Programs offered: Leadership and Communication

Curriculum: Blended Learning, Project-Based Learning

Unique School Features: Exploration Courses (elective offerings), Global Communication Lab, Leadership Development Program, Lego Robotics Teams (Junior and Intermediate), Project-Based Learning Lab, School/Community Garden, Baseball Team, Daily Broadcast Lab, Choir (3-5), Student Council, Service-Learning Community Partners (at each grade-level), Rubik’s Cube Team (Cubeologists)

Awards/Distinctions: Magnet School of Excellence or Distinction from 2004 to 2019, Nationally Certified Magnet School, 5 STAR CCSD School, Superintendents Honor Roll School Recipient 2018-2019, and First Lego League Southern Nevada State Champions 2013 to 2019

School Website: www.jomackeymagnet.org

 

Gordon McCaw STEAM Academy

Level: Elementary School

Grades: K-5

Year Magnet Program Established: 2014

Magnet Type: Whole School

School Type: Title I, Urban

Magnet School Enrollment: 600

Total School Enrollment: 750

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

Curriculum: Site Created Guided Reading Program, Engage New York Math FOSS, Engineering is Elementary, Mystery Science, Lexia, Reading Plus, ST Math, Moby Math, Project Based Learning.

Unique School Features: Makerspace, Robotics Lab, Technology Lab, Fine Arts Lab, Physical Science Lab, Earth & Space Science Lab, Life Science Lab, Garden Outdoor Classroom, and The McCaw School of Mines, a simulated mine experience.

Awards/Distinctions: New and Emerging Magnet School Merit Award of Excellence, MSA Region VII Principal of the Year, MSA School of Excellence, MSA School of Distinction, National Title I School of Distinction, Model Nevada Governor’s STEM School

School Website: https://schools.ccsd.net/mccaw

 

Sandy Searles Miller Academy for International Studies

Level: Elementary School

Grades: K-5

Year Magnet Program Established: 2003

Magnet Type: Whole School

School Type: Title I, Urban

Magnet School Enrollment: 1, 465

Total School Enrollment: 1,465

Programs offered: International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme

Curriculum: IB PYP with a STEAM focus, Inquiry-based Learning

Unique School Features: Learning labs, Garden

Awards/Distinctions: Magnet School of Excellence, Magnet School of Distinction

School Website: www.sandymilleracademy.com

 

Clarence A. Piggott Academy of International Studies

Level: Elementary School

Grades: K-5

Year Magnet Program Established: 2014

Magnet Type: Whole School

School Type: Suburban

Magnet School Enrollment: 600

Total School Enrollment: 680

Programs offered: International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme

Curriculum: Inquiry Based Learning, Concept-Based, Spanish Language Instruction, International Studies, Global Citizenship

Unique School Features: Engineering Lab, Second Language, Garden

Awards/Distinctions: Apple Core Reading contest winner

School Website: www.clarencepiggott.org

 

Sheila Tarr Academy of International Studies

Level: Elementary School

Grades:K-5

Year Magnet Program Established:2015

Magnet Type: Whole school

School Type:Suburban

Magnet School Enrollment:581

Total School Enrollment: 581

Programs offered: International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme

Curriculum:Focus on Environmental Studies, Inquiry-Based learning

Unique School Features:3 Teaching Gardens, Pond, Energy Club, Green Our Planet Collaboration, Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay Recycling Program

Awards/Distinctions:Life is Beautiful Artist Contribution Recipient, State Grant for Gardens and Southern Nevada Water Association Grant Recipient, Donors Choose Awards, Happy Calendar Art Contest Student WInner, Inclusive Practices Seminar Student Winners

School Website: tarracademy.weebly.com