MIDDLE SCHOOLS

 

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/

 

Brown Academy of International Studies

Level: Middle School

Grades: 6-8

Year Magnet Program Established: 2015

Magnet Type: School-within-a-school

School Type: Title I, Suburban

Magnet School Enrollment: 186

Total School Enrollment: 1,160

Programs offered: International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (MYP), Years 1-3

Curriculum: NVACS, Blended Learning, Project-Based Learning, Study Sync, Illustrative Math, Aleks

Unique School Features: Robotics, T.V. Productions with studio, Musical Theater, Foreign Language, Award-Winning Fine Arts, Show Choir, Jazz Band

Awards/Distinctions: MSA Middle School Poster Winner, USA 7 Rugby Cup Art Winner for CCSD (2012-2019), VEX Robotics – Most Creative Award, Basketball District Championship Winners, Music in the Parks- Awarded Excellent/Good for Band, Orchestra, and Choir, CCSD Festival Rating of Excellent/Good for Choir, Band, and Orchestra, Festival Rating of Superior for Show Choir

School Website: www.brownjhs.org   

 

Cashman Middle School, Academy of Mathematics, Science and Engineering

Level: Middle School

Grades: 6-8

Year Magnet Program Established: 2008

Magnet Type: School-within-a-school

School Type: Title I, Urban

Magnet School Enrollment: 480

Total School Enrollment: 1,560

Programs offered: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Curriculum: Engineering, Accelerated math program, Project Lead the Way, Project-Based Learning, Computer Science, Fine Arts

Unique School Features: Award-winning Fine Arts Programs, PLTW Middle School Computer Science Courses, Academic Teams in each grade level, Counselors cycle with students, Students experience multiple strands of engineering in 3 years, school garden

Awards/Distinctions: Magnet School of Excellence, Magnet School of Distinction, National Demonstration School, Governor’s STEM School, Verizon Computer Science Grant

School Website: www.cashmanms.org

 

Robert O. Gibson Leadership Academy

Level: Middle School

Grades: 6-8

Year Magnet Program Established: 2008

Magnet Type: School-within-a-school

School Type: Title I, Urban

Magnet School Enrollment: 408

Total School Enrollment: 1,262

Programs offered: Leadership

Curriculum: AVID

Unique School Features: House Rewards System, Internationally Recognized Robotics Team, Leadership Ambassador Outreach Program, Drumline Program

Awards/Distinctions: Magnet School of Excellence, AVID Certified School, Spirit of Nevada Student Council Award, Quiet Storm Foundation Student Award

School Website: www.rogibson.org

 

Kenny C. Guinn STEM Academy

Level: Middle School

Grades: 6-8

Year Magnet Program Established: 2015

Magnet Type: School-within-a-school

School Type: Title I, Urban

Magnet School Enrollment: 435

Total School Enrollment: 1,290

Programs offered: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Curriculum: Accelerated Math and Science Curriculum, Robotics, Coding, Graphic Design, Music Technology, Spanish, Project Lead the Way, Project-Based Learning

Unique School Features: Robotics Lab, 1:1 iPad school

Awards/Distinctions: Magnet School of Distinction, VEX Robotics VRC Runner Up, Vex Robotics Think Award, NCWIT 2019 Inspiration Award Winners

School Website: https://guinntitans.org/  

 

Hyde Park Academy of Science and Mathematics

Level: Middle School

Grades: 6-8

Year Magnet Program Established: 1994

Magnet Type: School-within-a-school

School Type: Urban

Magnet School Enrollment: 900

Total School Enrollment: 1600

Programs offered: STEM Academy

Curriculum: Project-Based Learning; Two-year course acceleration; High School credit opportunities all content areas; Competition Participation; Emphasis on Growth Mindset; Experiential application cross-curricular

Unique School Features: DaVinci Philosophy incorporated throughout, First Middle School Magnet Program established in Las Vegas

Awards/Distinctions: Magnet School of Excellence, Governor’s STEM School

School Website: www.hydeparkms.org  

 

Walter Johnson Junior High School – Academy of International Studies

Level: Middle School

Grades: 6-8

Year Magnet Program Established: 2015

Magnet Type: School-within-a-school

School Type: Title I, Urban

Magnet School Enrollment: 602

Total School Enrollment: 1630

Programs offered: International Baccalaureate

Curriculum: International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme Years 1 - 3

Unique School Features: IB is implemented school-wide, with every student. Robotics lab

Awards/Distinctions: Magnet School of Distinction

School Website: schools.ccsd.net/johnson/

 

KO Knudson Academy of the Arts

Level: Middle School

Grades: 6-8

Year Magnet Program Established: 1996

Magnet Type: School-within-a-school

School Type: Urban

Magnet School Enrollment: 671

Total School Enrollment: 1340

Programs offered: Band, Ballet Folklorico, Choir, Computer Graphic Design, Dance, Mariachi, Orchestra, Theatre, Technical Theatre, TV Production, Visual Arts

Curriculum: Arts Integration, Project Based Learning

Unique School Features: On-campus Performance Venue, TV Broadcasting Studio, Two Dance Studios, Black Box Theatre, Two Graphic Design Labs, School Garden, Greenhouse, Parent Engagement Center

Awards/Distinctions: Certified Magnet School, Magnet School of Distinction, ASN Arts Integration Award, Nationally Recognized Performing and Media Arts Programs

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

 

Lied STEM Academy

Level: Middle School

Grades: 6-8

Year Magnet Program Established: 2018

Magnet Type: Whole School

School Type: MSAP, Suburban

Magnet School Enrollment: 1,400

Total School Enrollment: 1,400

Programs offered: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Curriculum: Architecture & Construction Management, Robotic Automation & Manufacturing, Computer Science with IT & Cybersecurity, Project Lead The Way, Project and Inquiry-Based Learning, Blended Learning

Unique School Features Innovative Learning Spaces, Robotics Lab, Construction Lab, Media Center, Hands-on-Learning, School-wide cross-curricular projects replacing semester exams, Active Advisory Board, Major Community & Industry Partnerships

Awards/Distinctions: Nevada Governor Designated STEM School, PLTW Showcase School, Vex Robotics World Qualifier, Superior Rated Performing Arts Groups.

School Website: https://liedstemacademy.tech

 

Roy W. Martin Middle School and International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme

Level: Middle School

Grades: 6-8

Year Magnet Program Established: 2002

Magnet Type: School-within-a-school

School Type: Title I, Urban

Magnet School Enrollment: 669

Total School Enrollment: 1,520

Programs offered: International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme Years 1 - 3

Curriculum: IB Middle Years Programme, PBIS, Spanish Literacy program for native speakers, two years of high school math credit available; two years of high school foreign language credit available

Unique School Features: Robotics Lab, TV Production Studio, Spanish Literacy program for native speakers

Awards/Distinctions: Magnet School of Excellence, Nevada PBIS Bronze Award, National Gold Council of Excellence Student Council Award, Spirit of Nevada Student Council Award, Nevada Cyber Robotics Coding Competition 2nd Place, CCSD 8th Grade Spelling Bee 1st Place, National Congressional App Challenge, 2nd Place, Nevada Chess Scholarship Competition, 4th Place, MathLeague.org, 8th grade team, 1st Place, MathLeague.org, 7th grade individual award, 1st place

School Website: www.roymartinms.org  

 

Mike O’Callaghan i3 Learn Academy

Level: Middle School

Grades: 6-8

Year Magnet Program Established: 2018

Magnet Type: Whole School

School Type: MSAP, Title I, Urban

Magnet School Enrollment: 1,355

Total School Enrollment: 1,355

Programs offered: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Curriculum: Robotics/Computer Science, Video Game Design, Video Production, Web Design, Code.org, Project Lead the Way, Mastery Coding, ALEKS

Unique School Features: Blended learning, Flexible Seating, Learning Lab, Video Production Studio, zSpace Lab

Awards/Distinctions: MSAP Recipient, NCWIT (National Center for Women in Information Technology) student winner for Aspirations in Computing, Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship recipient.

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

 

Thurman White Academy of the Performing Arts

Level: Middle School

Grades: 6-8

Year Magnet Program Established: 2014

Magnet Type: Whole School

School Type: Title I, Urban

Magnet School Enrollment: 1,600

Total School Enrollment: 1,600

Programs offered: Band, Orchestra, Choir, Dance, Theatre, Media Arts, and Visual Arts Curriculum: ELA & Math IXL, ALEKS, READ180, Math 360, Reading Plus

Unique School Features: Music Production Studio, Digital Keyboard Lab

Awards/Distinctions: Magnet School of Distinction, Magnet School of Excellence, New and Emerging Magnet School of Excellence Award, Bronze Award Winner for Best of Las Vegas Middle Schools

School Website: www.thurmanwhitems.com