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The Polytechnic Magnet is a Math, Science and Technology Magnet. We are a college preparatory program. By providing students with an in-depth educational experience emphasizing math, science and technology, and integrating these subjects throughout the curriculum, the Polytechnic Magnet will prepare students for university studies in fields where a strong background in mathematics and science are required.
Students attending the Polytechnic Magnet receive personalized attention and support. They are part of a select group of students with shared interests and objectives. Students may participate in all activities available to other students at Poly: clubs, athletic teams, drill team, cheer, dance, student government and many other extracurricular activities.
The Poly Magnet has excellent teachers who are highly qualified and dedicated to the success of our students! The faculty includes teachers with advanced degrees and National Board Certification. See more about our teachers by opening the link to Magnet Staff and visiting their web pages.
Students who attend the Magnet have the opportunity to take many Honors and Advanced Placement (AP) Courses. Available courses include:
Honors English 9 AP Calculus AB
Honors English 10 AP Calculus BC
Honors American Literature AP Statistics
Honors World Literature AP Biology
Honors Advanced Composition AP Chemistry
Honors Geometry AP Physics C
Honors Algebra Two AP Physics Electricity and Magnetism
Honors Advanced Math AP Physics Mechanics
Honors World History AP Computer Science
Honors US History AP European History
Honors Research Lab AP US History
Honors Biology AP Comparative Government
Honors Chemistry AP Psychology
Honors Physics AP Spanish Language
Honors Physiology AP Spanish Literature
  AP English Language
  AP English Literature
How to Apply
The application period opens October 1, 2015 and ends November 13, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.. To apply go to and submit an application. Choices brochures/applications will also be available in all LAUSD schools, Local District Offices and Los Angeles City Libraries. If you have questions regarding the application process you may call LAUSD at 877-462-4798 or 213-241-4177. You may call the Magnet Office at Polytechnic High School at 818-394-3682.