Carver Magnet High School
The underpinning of Carver’s vision is a
rigorous curriculum of high expectations and a solid student commitment
to success. It is the combination of a diverse population and an
innovative curriculum which leads to this success. Carver Magnet High
School’s mission is to provide students with the academic foundation and
individualized support to ensure that each student achieves their own
personal vision. Through the Performing Arts, Engineering, and Visual
Arts houses these visions become realities.
Magnet School of Engineering
Each area of the Engineering program is
based on Project Lead the Way, a national curriculum which focuses on
dynamic partnerships with schools that prepare diverse student
populations to be successful in the fields of engineering and
technology. The Carver Engineering Technologies educational plans are
comprised of the following components:
Architectural Engineering -
Students create architectural and mechanical designs with C.A.D.
software used in professional engineering.
Electrical Engineering - Students learn about direct and alternating currents that drive the technologies of the future.
Magnet School of Visual Arts
The Advanced Visual Arts program is
based on studio classroom experiences in the areas of design, drawing,
painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture and electronic media.
Students rotate through each area and are guided by master teachers.
program is delivered in a small school studio environment that is
designed to prepare students to be successful in college-level visual
The Carver program features: Field trips to local
art museums, galleries, art schools and colleges. Opportunities for
student work to be exhibited in professional venues throughout the city.
Carver is host to guest artists and speakers who represent art schools
from across the nation. Scholarship opportunities unique to Carver are
offered to our students often solely based on the strong reputation of
the Visual Arts program. Students develop portfolios which receive local,
state and national recognition.
Aldine Parent Connect
Parent Connect is designed to link
parents and schools together via the Internet. It enables parents to
access their children's school records including such information as
assignments, school announcements and current progress. E-mail
capability is also provided for improved communication between parents
and the school. Parents can sign up for e-mail alerts on aspects of
discipline, absences, tardies, and assignments.
If you have more
than one student in Aldine, all of your children's and their records
can be accessed from a single log-in. Your log-in user name and
password are good for as long as your student(s) remain in an Aldine
school and your account shows activity. Information will be uploaded
daily late in the afternoon, so please visit the site often to check on
your child(ren)'s day.