Presentation on theme: "Magnet Tours November 3- 7, 2014. Vision Project-based and hands-on learning High school credits in 7th and 8th grade Exposure to pathways in Biomedical."— Presentation transcript:
Magnet Tours November 3- 7, 2014
Vision Project-based and hands-on learning High school credits in 7th and 8th grade Exposure to pathways in Biomedical Science Become college and career ready at an early age A unique and accelerated curriculum Outstanding faculty Real-world experiences in science and health Preparing our students for success at the DeBakey High School for Health Professions, or any other rigorous and prestigious school
Baylor College of Medicine BCM.EDU
BCM Academy at Ryan (Houston, 2013) DeBakey High School for Health Professions (Houston, 1972) Health Science Academy at Moody High School (Corpus Christi, 1990) Health Science Magnet at Alexander High School (Laredo, 1994) South Texas Academy for Medical Professions (San Benito, 2003) South Texas Business, Education and Technology Academy (Edinburg, 1993) South Texas High School for Health Professions (Mercedes, 1983) South Texas – New Health Professions Campus (Rancho Viejo, under construction, ) South Texas Preparatory Academy (Edinburg, 2008) The Science Academy of South Texas (Mercedes, 1989) BCM Affiliated Secondary Schools School, City and Year Established
Healthcare STEM Occupations Job Wanted! All Occupations Unemployed people outnumber jobs by 3.6 to one Jobs outnumber unemployed people by 3.9 to one STEM Occupations Jobs outnumber unemployed people by 1.9 to one
THE ADMISSION PROCESS FOR GRADE 6 APPLICATION DEADLINE IS DECEMBER 19 A LOTTERY WILL BE HELD IF APPLICATIONS EXCEED 250. PARENTS MAY SUBMIT A PAPER APPLICATION, OR APPLY ONLINE AT *** TRANSPORTATION WILL BE REQUESTED FOR ALL STUDENTS RESIDING IN HISD.
Application Submission: Faxed to : Mailed to : Baylor College of Medicine Academy at Ryan 2610 Elgin Street Houston, Texas 77004
ACADEMIC EXPECTATIONS (ENTRANCE AGREEMENT) GRADE POINT AVERAGE OF 75 OR ABOVE IN ALL COURSES SATISFACTORY CONDUCT GOOD ATTENDANCE INTEREST IN THE SPECIALIZED HEALTH SCIENCE CURRICULUM ACADEMIC PROBATION/STUDENT GROWTH PLAN SCHOOL TIME 8:30 AM TO 4 :00 PM/10 PERIODS 5 PERIODS A DAY
COURSES IN GRADE 6 PRE AP ENGLISH PRE AP MATH 6 PRE AP SCIENCE PRE AP SOCIAL STUDIES READING LATIN=EXPLORATORY FOREIGN LANGUAGE HEALTH SCIENCE ELECTIVE =EXPLORATORY SCIENCE (NEUROSCIENCE) PE (YOGA, TAI CHI, GOLF) 2 ELECTIVES
COURSES IN GRADE 7 PRE AP ENGLISH PRE AP MATH 7(8) /PRE AP ALGEBRA 1 ( HS CREDIT) PRE AP SCIENCE PRE AP SOCIAL STUDIES LATIN 1 A /LATIN 1A & 1B ( HS CREDIT) PRE AP IPC =HEALTH SCIENCE ELECTIVE 2 ELECTIVES ENRICHMENT PE (YOGA, GOLF)
COURSES IN GRADE 8 PRE AP ENGLISH PRE AP ALG. 1 / PRE AP GEOM( HS CREDIT) PRE AP SCIENCE PRE AP SOCIAL STUDIES LATIN 1 B /LATIN 2A & 2B ( HS CREDIT) HEALTH SCI. ELECTIVE (HS CREDIT) FINE ARTS 2 ELECTIVES PE / ENRICHMENT
6 th Grade NEUROSCIENCE How the brain enables thinking How the brain sends messages through the body How we learn Structure and function
Leaping Beyond the Book David Eagleman, world renowned neuroscientist and New York Times bestselling author from the Baylor College of Medicine is collaborating with us and guiding our 6 th grade Neuroscience curriculum os/lecture-series/your-brain-is- you/a-most-complex-system/
7th Grade Scientific Decision Making and Problem-Solving "Scientific Decision-Making" "Think Like an Astronaut“ Emerging medical technologies in cardiovascular medicine Sports medicine Texas Medical Center presentations.
8th Grade Biomedical Engineering / Health Technologies / Genetics “Think Like an Engineer “Science of Microbes” “Health Science Technologies” Engineering Design Process Pumps and Pipes Partnership High School Credit
BCMA SCHOOL COLORS BLUE & BURGUNDY
BCMA SCHOOL MASCOT
ELECTIVE OFFERINGS AT BCMA INCLUDE : READING ENRICHMENT MATH ENRICHMENT SCIENCE ENRICHMENT WRITING ENRICHMENT SCIENCE FAIR YEARBOOK DEBATE CHESS GYMNASTICS DANCE JCL (Latin League) COMPUTER SCIENCE ORCHESTRA NAME THAT BOOK ART THEATER STUDENT COUNCIL FITNESS
JUNIOR CLASSICAL LEAGUE National Youth Organization Sponsored by American Classical League Test-based Competitions in Classical Studies: Grammar, Reading Comprehension, Latin Vocabulary, Latin Derivatives, Latin Literature, Roman History, Ancient Geography, Roman Private Life, Mythology, Mottoes (and Abbreviations/Quotations), etc. Area Convention February 15, 2014 Clear Falls High School, League City State Convention April 11-12, 2014 Westwood High School, Austin
GYMNASTICS CLASS AT BCMA !!!
DANCE CLASS AT BCMA!!!
MATH COUNTS AT BCMA !!! A national middle school coaching and competitive mathematics program that promotes mathematics achievement through a series of fun and engaging "bee" style contests.
THEATRE ARTS / HISTORY FAIR BCMA students have the opportunity to participate in Theatre Arts class, and to participate in History Fair.
SCIENCE FAIR CLASS AT BCMA !!!
CHESS CLUB -AFTERSCHOOL At BCMA
DATA Where have we been & where are we going?
6 TH GRADE What we need to know about our incoming students …
6 TH GRADE STANFORD 10 DATA STANFORD Median Grade Equivalent Reading7.3 Mathematics8.9 Language8.2 Thinking Skills8.4 Median Grade Equivalent Science8.9 Social Studies8.2 Spelling8.3 Total Battery8.1
7 TH GRADE DATA – HOW DID WE DO OVERALL FOR ? STAAR READING Our average score was 1684 STAAR MATH Our average score was % Level III: Advanced78 out of 223 scored at this level 96% Level II: Satisfactory213 of the 223 scored at this level 4% Level I: Unsatisfactory10 of 223 scored at this level 29% Level III: Advanced65 out of 223 scored at this level 95% Level II: Satisfactory212 of the 223 scored at this level 5% Level I: Unsatisfactory11 of 223 scored at this level
7 TH GRADE DATA – HOW DID WE DO OVERALL FOR STANFORD ? Median Grade Equivalent Total Reading10.4 Reading Vocabulary 7.8 Reading Comprehension 11.6 Total Mathematics11.5 Problem Solving12.9 Procedures10.1 Median Grade Equivalent Language9.9 Mechanics9.0 Expression9.9 Spelling9.8 Science11.6 Social Science8.8