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Clark Magnet High School Earns California Distinguished Schools Title


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Glendale Unified School District

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Distribution Date: April 28, 2021


Clark Magnet High School Earns California Distinguished Schools Title

GLENDALE, CA – Clark Magnet High School has been recognized as a 2021 California Distinguished School by the California Department of Education. The Distinguished Schools program recognizes schools based on performance and progress on state indicators as specified on the California School Dashboard, including test scores, suspension rates, and conditions and climate. Elementary and secondary schools are recognized in alternate years.

Clark Magnet High School has an emphasis on science and technology. Students have an opportunity to participate in a number of award-winning programs including robotics, engineering, cinematography, and geographical information systems. Clark Magnet is consistently ranked among the top high schools and top STEM programs nationwide. This is the fourth time Clark Magnet has been recognized as a California Distinguished School.

"Clark Magnet High School offers an exceptional academic program that prepares our students for success in college and 21st century careers,” said Glendale Unified Board President Shant Sahakian. “I am proud to celebrate this much-deserved recognition with our entire Glendale Unified community.”

“Our dedicated teachers, classified staff, and administrators work tirelessly alongside our parents and community to provide an exceptional education that empowers our youth to achieve their aspirational goals,” said Glendale Unified Superintendent Dr. Vivian Ekchian.

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