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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Schools That Work| Case Study

Elk Grove Unified School District And Bravo Medical Magnet High School

Grades 9-12 | Elk Grove and Los Angeles, CA

Merging Career Tech and College Prep

Developing technical skills through hands-on learning is keeping kids in school and setting them up for success in college and the job market.

What this School is Achieving

At Bravo High School

Where Students Go After Graduation

49.8% Four-year College
56.9% Community College
1.5% Military
1.7% Vocational School

Dropout Rate

2.6% Bravo High School
26.4% LA Unified School District

Graduation Rate

96.1% Bravo High School
72.4% LA Unified School District

Data is from the 2008-2009 academic year.

How They Do It

Career-Themed High Schools

A whole-school focus on a specific profession helps make amazing partnerships possible.

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Academies: School Within a School

Small learning communities link academics and career skills in a collaborative model.

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