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Mark Your Calendars

October 12

Rock 'N Talk with the Principal 

8:15 am 

Library

 

Shakey's FUNraiser!

5:00-9:00 pm

 

October 18

Fall Picture Day

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of this homepage for more information 

 

October 20

Parent/Community

Beautification Day

9:30 am -1:30 pm

 

October 22

Fall Earthquake Drill

8:45 am

 

October 26

Costume Parade &

Fall Festival

1:30-4:30 pm 

 

October 29

Student of the Month Assembly

8:45 am

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What Makes Rockdale Different?

orange-star.gif2017-18 Honor Roll School

orange-star.gif API Honor School – 2012 API of 847
orange-star.gif 2006 ARTS BRAVO Award Winning School
orange-star.gif Arts Program School with credentialed Arts Teachers in Visual Arts, Drama, Dance, Vocal Music, and Instrumental Music
orange-star.gif Small school setting with differentiated instruction
orange-star.gif Strong individualized academic program
orange-star.gif Exemplary Gifted/Talented Program 
orange-star.gif Innovative Arts Wheel Program
orange-star.gif Classroom teachers integrate the arts throughout the curriculum
orange-star.gif After School Youth Services Program and Clubs
orange-star.gif Student Leadership Council and Spirit Days
orange-star.gif Model School Library and Reading Garden
orange-star.gif Sustainable Learning and Edible Gardens
orange-star.gif State of the Art Technology in Classrooms
orange-star.gif Learning through Design/Project Based Learning and Field Trips

Rockdale VAPA Magnet Ranks #5 on in the LAUSD's Arts Equity Index

In a LA Times  article, it was reported that "Research shows that arts education bolsters student achievement and contributes to stronger participation in student activities."  Rockdale is proud to rank #5 out of just 35 schools in LAUSD to receive an "A" rating on LAUSD's Art Equity Index.  At Rockdale, our entire community is committed to making sure that the arts is an integral part of our students' education.  http://schools.latimes.com/en/grading-the-arts/

National School Lunch Day at Rockdale

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ROCKDALE VAPA ROCKS!

Research indicates that the arts lead to greater academic progress as well as social and emotional growth in students.  That is why the Rockdale Visual & Performing Arts Magnet community is committed to weaving the arts and standard curricula together to create a richer and more meaningful learning experience for our students. The visual arts, vocal and instrumental music, drama and dance are discretely taught at each grade level, and are also integrated throughout the curriculum. 

 

Do you want your child to attend Rockdale?  Call our Main Office at (323) 255-6793 to schedule a tour. The 2018-19 Magnet Application period is now closed, but you can still submit a late application for Fall 2018All new students wishing to attend Rockdale Visual & Performing Arts Magnet in grades 1-6 must complete an application.  Transportation  to Rockdale is not available.  Apply online at: http://echoices.lausd.net/

2017-18 Honor Roll School

Rockdale VAPA Magnet has been named a 2017-18 Honor Roll School by the Educational Results Partnership (ERP) and the Campaign for Business and Education Excellence (CBEE). The 2017-18 Honor Roll recognizes public elementary, middle, and high schools that demonstrate high levels of student academic achievement, improvement in achievement over time, and reduction in achievement gaps.  

     DAILY SCHEDULE

8:00 am                       Line-up Bell

8:02 am                       School Day Begins

9:45 am-10:05 am       Recess- ETK-3rd

10:10-10:30 am           Recess-4th-6th

11:45 am-12:30 pm     Lunch-ETK-3rd

12:15-1:00 pm             Lunch-4th-6th

2:30 pm                        Dismissal 

 

       (Tuesdays: Dismissal at 1:30) 

  OFFICE HOURS: 7:30 am-4:30 pm