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Principal's Message

Principal's Message Thank you for visiting our webpage!
My name is Patricia Hanson I am the proud principal of the Math, Science, and Technology Magnet Academy (MSTMA) at Roosevelt High School. MSTMA is located on the iconic Roosevelt High School campus, home of the mighty Rough Riders in the heart of historic Boyle Heights. Our students have access to state of the art athletics facilities, laboratories, exemplary teachers and technology. They also have access to a broad range of electives such as AP Calculus, Ethnic Studies, Robotics, AP World History, AP English, AP Spanish, Bio-Technology; they also have access to after school extracurriculars such as football, marching band, baseball, softball, volleyball, basketball, water polo, robotics, Mariachi Band, Peer Leadership, MEChA, GEMS(Girls Empowered in Modern Society), Academic Decathlon and more. Our staff are dedicated, energetic, nurturing, motivating and motivated to provide our students with a top notch educational program that will prepare them for college, career and community after high school. 
MSTMA is focused on building school and family relationships, Culturally Responsive Practices and most importantly student learning. Our mission is In collaboration with families and community, our students experience an interdisciplinary and Social Justice oriented-Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math magnet program that is infused with Humanities courses to develop cultural awareness and social emotional skills so students can flourish in their college, career and post-secondary life.
We are committed to partnering with parents because we know you are our biggest asset.  We have monthly coffee with the principal meetings, parent workshops and other opportunities for parents to be directly involved in shaping our school. Our community partners such as College Track, I.am Angel Foundation and the LA Partnership for Los Angeles School provide additional dynamic learning experiences and real world opportunities for all of our students.
Our curriculum is both rigorous and nurturing. Our test scores are among the best in the district. Our school is recognized for our use of technology to equip students in their pursuits to advocate for and create the resources to support local communities. MTSMA is considered the 8th best school in LAUSD in 2022 and is one of the nations best according to the U.S. News and World Report. We are a California Distinguished school and a Gold Ribbon School. We have reached 100% graduation rate for the past several years, including class of 2022. We are proud of that percentage as it is a demonstration of the care, intervention and support we provide all students. 
Our use of restorative justice practices ensures that all students are a part of our school culture. I look forward to continued partnership with all MSTMA students, families and staff as we navigate this school year.
Please contact me if you would like to learn more about our school or programs [email protected].