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Magnet Coordinator

França, L
Magnet Coordinator

Magnet Counselor

Crawford, T

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Blank, D
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Amberger, C
English Teacher
Beebe, D
History Teacher
Chliyeh, Y
Eisner, E
English Teacher
Garcia, N
Science Teacher/GATE Coordinator
Havenner, J
English Teacher
Hwang, A
Jimenez, M
Spanish Teacher
Lau, A
Mattenson, M
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Morgan, J
History Teacher
Orr, K
Randick, A
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Silva, A
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Weidert, C
Yaron, L
Digital Media Magnet

About the Digital Media Magnet

Starting in 2010 with one 9th grade class, Uni High's Digital Media Magnet is a new school that had its first graduating class in the year 2013. All students eligible to enroll in LAUSD can apply.


Students take a three-year elective where they learn diverse elements of digital media design , giving them skills that apply to an ever growing media-rich society. Core subject teachers utilize different forms of technology and media skills integrated with the curriculum as well. 


Though the magnet has a digital media focus, students must take all classes necessary to graduate high school and meet A-G college admission requirements. Honors and AP courses are offered to eligible students to ensure they maintain a rigorous academic course of studies.

Mission Statement

At University High School Digital Media Magnet we provide our students with multiple opportunities to develop and advance in the digital media arts while engaging in academically challenging courses. We prepare our graduates for the rigor of post-secondary education and for success in a tech-savvy, global economy.


Magnet Enrollment 2015-16

Q: When will I find out if my child got accepted into University High School's Digital Media Magnet for the year 2015-16?

A: Parent should start receiving emails and letters by March 23rd.  You must then accept or decline placement online. If you did not opt to accept or decline online, then you must call Uni's Magnet Office at (213) 259-5967, or email at  to let the Magnet Coordinator know your decision. 

Q: If my child is not on the active list, will he or she be on the wait list?

A: If you applied within the deadline, your child will be on the wait list of the school that you indicated as your first choice only.

Q: I missed the deadline; can I still apply for the magnet?

A: Yes. You can apply online for a Space Available application by going to You can only apply to one school for this application. 

Q: I put Uni's Digital Media Magnet as my 2nd choice, and now I am on the Wait List for another school. Can I still apply to Uni's Magnet? 

A: You will need to decline your placement on the Wait List for the other school. Then you will need to apply to University High School Digital Media Magnet on the Space Available application listed above.

Q: I have accepted placement, so when will I find out about the bus route for my child? 

A: After you have enrolled your child transportation notifications will be mailed to you from the district during the first week of August 2015. 

Q: If I applied late, when will I know if my child was accepted?

A: You will have to wait until the Magnet Coordinator calls you. That can be in April, June or August.  Parents who applied late cannot be guaranteed placement in the school. 



Digital Media Video

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Digital Media Magnet:

University High School

11800 Texas Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90025

Magnet Coordinator: Lauren Franca

(213) 259-5967  Room H-51

Digital Media Magnet Locker

PPT, Word, Excel Viewers [Go]
Acrobat Reader [Go]


Teacher: UCLA Regent Scholars

Days:   Mondays

Time:  4 to 5:30 pm

Where: H-52

Who can attend: All grade levels, but juniors are most encouraged