(805) 641-5496 - 316 Howard St, Ventura CA

Magnet Schools Assistance Program

In the Fall of 2013, Will Rogers was awarded a Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP) grant to become a Magnet School of Environmental Science. The grant funding period began in October 2013, and will continue through October 2016. During this time the grant will provide funding for:

  • Further development of our Schoolyard Habitat, Orchard, and Ocean-Friendly Garden
  • A brand new Science Lab ~ opened October 2014!
  • Science Equipment
  • Environmental Science Curriculum aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards andCommon Core, in both English and Spanish
  • Teacher iPads
  • Student iPads: at least 12 per classroom
  • A Science Theme Teacher
  • An MSAP Intervention Teacher
  • Professional Development for Teachers

During this time we are also committed to achieving the following five MSAP grant goals:

  1. To reduce Hispanic isolation by attracting racially and ethnically diverse families
  2. To promote positive interactions among racially and ethnically diverse students
  3. To demonstrate achievement of high academic standards in Language Arts, Mathematics,  Environmental Science, and the use of Technology
  4. To increase parent involvement and participation in their children’s education
  5. To provide quality professional development for our staff

It's an exciting time to be at Will Rogers!

For more information about the MSAP grant, please contact:

Dr. Danielle Cortes, Principal. (805)641-5496 x1012

To learn more about the Ventura Magnet Schools and Will Rogers, please click here.