Southeast Middle Magnet: Digital Arts and Technology Academy

http://www.smsdataschool.com/
15000 S. Harrell's Ferry Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
225-753-5930

Applications Accepted: Grades 6-8

Southeast Middle Magnet School offers digital arts to students in grades 6 through 8, a program is for students interested in video editing, digital photography, digital graphics, computer programming and other careers in technology in the digital arts.  The program is designed to help students develop advanced computer application skills using  iMovie to create digital videos using  non-linear video editing techniques.  In addition, students will learn how to use Adobe's popular photo editing program, Photoshop, to create stunning visual effects.  Students will also learn basic coding that will prepare them for computer science at the high school level.

Classes are taught in designated rooms equipped with Apple televisions to provide an advantageous alternative to learning rather than using whiteboards. To help create a dynamic  and interactive learning environment, students will have access to iPads and other mobile hardware.

Southeast has the latest video broadcasting and screen printing equipment which gives them the advantage for learning with hands-on training  to prepare them for high school and career readiness programs.  

Program Components include:

-Video Editing
-Digital Photography
-Digital Graphics
-Computer Programming
-Graphic Arts Design

Electives Offered for High School  Credit:

-Keyboarding Applications
-Digital Graphic Arts
-Digital Communications
-Computer Coding
-Family and Consumer Science
-Spanish

 Academic Criteria:

-Cumulative  2. 5 grade point average for the last four (4) consecutive semesters
-Proficient scores on a standardized exam in math and ELA