Sherman Oaks campus founded 2007
Northridge campus founded 2013
The 2015-2016 Lottery Applications will be available on March 1, 2014. Applications will not be accepted before this date. The applications will all be done on-line.
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IVY BOUND ACADEMY'S 2011 - 2012 API SCORE OF 910 RANKS US AS THE HIGHEST PERFORMING MIDDLE SCHOOL IN THE SAN FERNANDO VALLEY AND THE 2ND HIGHEST WITHIN LAUSD!
IVY BOUND ACADEMY RECOGNIZED AS 2012 HONOR ROLL SCHOOL by the California Business for Education Excellence for our outstanding success as in raising student academic achievement at our school!
** ATTENTION CURRENT FAMILIES! Please be aware that the sibling priority is only offered if you have an on time application on file in the office. The deadline for on time applications is Friday, January 31, 2014 at 3pm**
Ivy Bound Academy Math, Science & Technology Charter Middle School is a tuition-free, public charter school authorized by the Los Angeles Unified School District's Executive Board of Directors, and we serve students in grades 5th through 8th. All of our teachers are dedicated, credentialed professionals who take pride in knowing each student individually. Balanced with a challenging curriculum, our teachers also focus on developing awareness of value, self- worth and confidence in our students as well as encouraging each student's unique talents to flourish to their fullest capacity.
All of our classes are equipped with the most advanced technology available to schools today. This includes interactive Smart white boards in each of our classrooms, iRespond student response systems, SOAR Microscopes for science, PowerSchool Student Information System, and three full computer labs to assist students with their studies. Students and teachers at Ivy Bound use a variety of web based programs to enhance the lessons being taught and to keep students engaged. One such program is ALEKS which uses artificial intelligence to help them grasp mathematics concepts to close the achievement gap and help them move a head.
As a result of the success of our student focused program, on May 14, 2013 we were granted a second petition by LAUSD, to open Ivy Bound Academy 2 in Northridge! IBA 2 will be an exact replica of our original Sherman Oaks school and will open on Monday, September 9, 2013 for the 2013 - 2014 school year initially serving 5th and 6th grade students. The 2014 - 2015 school year will include 5th through 7th grade students and we will be at full capacity serving 5th through 8th grade students in the 2015 - 2016 school year.
Our 2013 -14 school year began on Wednesday, August, 14, 2013 at the Sherman Oaks campus. The deadline for the applications for the 2014 - 2015 school year was December. The lottery is being held on February 12, 2014.
IBA 2 is currently holding open enrollment for the 2013 - 2014 school year. The deadline for open enrollment is May 31, 2014. Applications are available under the "school documents" tab and seats are being filled on a first come, first served basis in the 5th and 6th grade.
School tours for IBA Sherman Oaks and Northridge will be held on Mondays at 4pm beginning on September 22, 2014. Please contact the school office to schedule your tour on one of the following dates:
Monday, September 22, 2014
Monday, November 3, 2014
Monday, November 17, 2014
Monday, December 1, 2014
Monday, December 15, 2014
Monday, January 12, 2015
Monday, January 19, 2015
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PARENTS:
The 2015-2016 Lottery Applications will be available on March 1, 2014. Applications will not be accepted before this date. The applications will all be done on-line. The will have a link that take you to the applications on our website.
The sibling priority for students who will be concurrently attending the school with their brother or sister is only honored if an on-time lottery application is received. Families who have submitted their application after the January 31, 2014 deadline will not be granted the priority.
The deadline for on-time lottery applications is Friday, January 31st at 3pm!
The 2014 - 2015 School Year Lottery will be held on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 5pm!
At Ivy Bound Academy, we work hard to help develop young minds to become well rounded adults with a strong foundation so that they can handle the challenges of tomorrow. We do this because we believe that "it is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
Ivy Bound Academy
Math, Science & Technology Charter Middle School
15355 Morrison Street
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Phone: (818) 808 - 0158Fax: (818) 808 - 0157