Math and Science College Prep was founded under the core value of “We are family.” We are accepting of all the unique traits that make up our school’s student body and staff and do not tolerate harassment, bullying, discrimination, or intimidation.

For information on our school wide policy against these issues, please click on the link below.
MSCP Anti-Harassment, Anti-Discrimination, Anti-Bullying Policy



The Counseling Staff supports students in the academic, college/career, and social/emotional areas. There are a variety of resources available to aid in college readiness and the admissions process, including learning about colleges/universities, A-G requirements, financial aid, scholarships, extracurricular activities, and more.

Graduation Requirements

To successfully graduate from Math and Science College Preparatory (MSCP) and participate in graduation related activities, each student must:

  • Earn the minimum 200 credits for the high school diploma by earning a grade of “C” or higher.
  • Take and pass the University of California & California State University (UC/CSU) “a-g” coursework with a grade of “C” or higher.  Of the credits required to graduate, 150 are required “a-g” credits
    • Core courses offered may be standard core, honors, or advanced placement.
    • Advanced placement courses and exams may be on site or online through the University of California Scout.
    • All courses are transferable to other high schools or universities to meet graduation or admission requirements.
  • Take the state exams in English Language Arts, Mathematics & Science.
  • Participate in Community Service & Enrichment Activity:
    • 20 or more hours of Community Service
    • 20 or more hours of Enrichment Activity: Education Program Participation, Community Engagement, Clubs, Sports, Internship, College Classes/Programs, Summer Programs, Arts/music, Work Experience
  • Apply to a minimum of 5 colleges/universities from 2 different systems (University of California, California State University, Private and Out-of-State Colleges/Universities, and Community College) and the financial aid application (FAFSA or CA Dream Act App) the student is eligible for.

Meeting “a-g” admission requirements does not guarantee admission to the University of California and/or California State University.

Naviance Family Connection

Click here to go to MSCP’s Naviance Family Connection

Dear Parent,

I am pleased to introduce Naviance, a service designed especially for students. Naviance is a comprehensive website that your student can use to help in making plans about future goals, colleges, and careers. Naviance allows counselors, teachers and administrators to work collaboratively with students in helping them plan and take the necessary steps to achieve their career and post-secondary education goals. The counseling department uses Naviance to track and analyze data about college and career plans, providing up-to-date information that’s specific to our students and school.

Naviance will allow you and your child to:

  • Be involved in their planning and advising process – Build a resume, complete online surveys, and manage timelines and deadlines for making decisions about colleges and careers.
  • Research colleges – Find colleges that meet each student’s personal wants and needs. Compare GPA, standardized test scores, and other statistics to find your college matches.
  • Research careers – Research hundreds of careers & career clusters, as well as take career assessments.
  • Create plans for the future – Create and manage personal goals and to-dos, complete tasks assigned to you by the school which are designed to prepare students for college and career success.

Family Connection also lets us share information with your child about upcoming meetings and events, scholarship opportunities, summer enrichment programs and other college and career information.

Visit our school’s Naviance website and have your student show you their online Naviance file: We hope that your student and you will find this resource helpful. If you have further questions about Naviance, please contact us.

Yours truly,

Frances Olivia Chanco
College Counselor

Naviance Parent Intro_Letter – Both Languages.pdf

Bullying and Harassment

STEM Prep Schools takes a proactive stance when addressing bullying and cyberbullying issues. We believe that every student has the right to attend school without fear of threat or intimidation by other students. All discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying on the basis of a student’s actual or perceived disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, Religion, Sexual Orientation, race, nationality, ethnicity, or immigration status, or association with a person or group with one or more of the aforementioned characteristics, is strictly prohibited. Students who experience threats, harassment/bullying by a student or students or an adult in school or on the way to or from school, are expected to report these incidents to a school guidance counselor and/or school administrator. Students who witness or have knowledge of another student’s mistreatment are asked to report this to a guidance counselor and/or school administrator. Students may report the incident verbally or in writing. Retaliation against a person who reports bullying and/or cyber-bullying, provides information during an investigation of bullying and/or cyberbullying or witnesses or has reliable information about bullying and/or cyberbullying is prohibited.

Tutoring Schedule


MSCP currently offers the following CIF sports:

Boys and Girls Volleyball
Boys and Girls Soccer
Boys and Girls Basketball
Co-ed Cross Country
Co-ed Swimming

MSCP currently offers the following YPI sports: 

Boys and Girls Volleyball
Boys and Girls Soccer
Boys and Girls Basketball

Clubs & Activities

Art & Design Club


Tuesdays & Thursdays
Room Number: B104
Ever wonder what it would be like to be on a design team? We will be creating our own brand as a club and as individuals. Learn the design process and create your own products from illustrations, logos, to clothing. This is an opportunity for future engineers, graphic designers, fashion designers or anyone who wants to have a stimulating creative outlet to begin building your own portfolio. Club members will also have an opportunity to organize their own gallery featuring their work, enter competitions and engage in field trips. No prior art or design experience is necessary. All levels are welcome!

Board Game Club


Biweekly Thursdays
​Room Number: B001
It’s time to unplug! We’re going to play some classic table-top games. Backgammon, chess, checkers, Settlers of Catan, cards, or any other game you want to play! No experience required.


Mondays and Tuesdays

Room Number: B006
This course is designed to develop students’ skills in yearbook production by providing experiences in selected aspects of yearbook production. Students learn basic principles of yearbook production and develop skills that include writing copy, captions and headlines; digital photography; desktop publishing and using appropriate technology tools for media production.

Anime Club

Wednesdays and Thursdays

Room Number: TBD
ANIME CLUB! Do you like Anime or Manga? Then Anime Club is the club for you! In Anime Club, we will watch, read, or draw all of your favorite anime and manga. Students will be able to watch or read in large, small, or individual groups. Do you have a favorite anime you want everyone to watch? Voice your opinion when we take a group vote on what anime we will be watching for the day! Come join, EVERYONE is welcomed!

Dungeons and Dragons


​Room Number: 104
In D&D Club, students will create characters, and tell stories with your peers in fantasy and sci-fi worlds. Imagination and a desire to have fun are the only requirements! Students will learn to support one another’s thinking and live by the old improv comedy notion of “yes and” and they will collaborate not to win the game, but create the most exciting adventure possible.

Ping Pong Ball Club


​Room Number TBD
Learn to master the art of table tennis! Through this afterschool program, students will learn the basics of ping pong as well as advanced skills. Students will learn what hard work is and failure as well as what is feels to be the best of the best. The road will be long and hard but if enough effort and time is put into learning all the skills taught, students should be able to become skilled ping pong players.

Spanish Film and Theater

Mondays and Thursdays

​Room Number TBD
Spanish Film and theater club will host films and show theater productions in Spanish about themes present in the AP Spanish Literature course and also serve to widen student’s cultural knowledge of the Spanish-speaking world

Spanish Honor Society

Mondays and Thursdays

Biweekly TBD
​Room Number 202
Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica (Spanish Honor Society) will have field trips, opportunities for community service, and will be creating the school’s student store. Application and meeting information will be provided during Club Rush.

Rock Band & Music Production

Mondays and Thursdays

Biweekly TBD
​Room Number: B003
Book Club’s purpose is to build a safe, welcoming space where its literacy-loving members are encouraged to participate in a group reading experience. Students and facilitators will select a high-interest book to read together and discuss our thoughts (with snacks!) – if the has a movie version, we can even see it to compare it as well, after we’ve read!

Boys’ Soccer

Tuesdays and Thursdays

Monday – Friday
Room Number TBD
Developing teamwork, leadership, and communication skills through soccer. A focus on building a sense of team and working towards creating a legacy for MSCP.

Boys’ Basketball

Every Other Monday

Room Number Gym
Developing student-athletes to understand the importance of commitment, hard work, teamwork, and communication skills. Also, learning the game of basketball and developing skills with City Champion coaches Mr Trujeque and Mr Linton.

Boys’ Volleyball

Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Room Number Gym
Participate in a competitive setting with other strong male athletes. Build confidence and develop skills necessary for a strong season as a successful team.


Biweekly Thursday
Room Number: A-01
Students will study the basic principles of print and online journalism as they examine the role of printed news media in our society. They learn investigative skills, responsible reporting, and journalistic writing techniques as they read, respond to, and write their own news and feature articles.

National Honor Society

Tuesdays – Lunch
Room Number B002

National Honor Society is a nationwide organization that is based on four criteria: scholarship, leadership, service, and character. Our program is comprised of the top students at MSCP (3.0 GPA +) who are dedicated to helping the community. We hold fundraisers to support scholarships and different nonprofit organizations. We have a lot of fun while trying to help students get into college through tutoring sessions and personal statement workshops. Join us to be a part of a close-knit group of students making a difference.

Resource Center

M-F 3:15pm
​Room Number: B010
The resource center is a space where students can drop in to complete homework and utilize resources to enhance their learning. Students will develop intrapersonal and social skills by forming study groups and allow them to access a quiet space to study.

Rock Band & Music Production

​Room Number: B002
The rock band club is a place to practice and perform live music with your classmates. All levels are welcome from new learners to experienced musicians!


Fridays 1:30pm
​Room Number: B104
Stoked is a four-year program that introduces students to action sports culture through project-based learning, career workshops, physical activity, and core value workshops. This year students will create, design, and launch a skateboard brand together as a group. Students who join Stoked for the 2019-20 school year will have the opportunity to participate in sports such as skateboarding, snowboarding and surfing.

Video Game Club

​Room Number: 303
The purpose of the video game club is to enjoy playing video games with your classmates on consoles like the Nintendo Switch or PS4. We also organize school wide video game tournaments and events. All are welcome!



Room Number B006
ASB will be in charge of creating a positive school environment through hosting a variety of events that include dances, assemblies, pep rallies, community service events, etc. that will not only allow students to foster connections with various stakeholders on campus, but also will help students bridge connections with their own community. Students will also be taught leadership lessons, participate in group bonding events, and show appreciation to each other in class as well as show appreciation to all members on campus and the larger community.



Room Number TBD
Dance will focus on learning new choreography and different styles of dance. Students will develop an ability to structure original abstract ideas and to create movement to express them in powerful original work.



​Room Number B005
The purpose of this club is to provide a space for students to create community around Chicanx identity. Students will learn about Chicanx history in the United States, California, and Los Angeles. We will also hold events to celebrate and share the identity/culture of Chicanx students.

Co-Ed Cross Country

Mondays and Thursdays


Teamwork is essential in cross country, despite its reputation as being an individual sport. We will work to build stamina and grit through team exercises and individual coaching.

Co-Ed Swim


Starts TBD
Room Number TBD
The swim team will dedicate time toward developing individual and collective skills to compete with other organizations/teams.

Coding / Video Game Design


Room Number 303
The coding club will be working on developing a mobile app game using the Unity game engine. Beginners are welcome to join and learn! Programmers, graphic artists, level designers, and audio/music engineers are needed!

Cooking Club


Room Number TBD
Learn the basics of culinary arts in this exciting club! Impress your friends with your new cooking skills by trying new recipes at your next event.

Environmental Club


Starts TBD
Description: Environmental club at school is a great way to get students energized about taking care of the Earth and helping their community while learning about some of the most important issues facing the worldin the 21st century.

Girls’ Basketball

Wednesdays and Fridays

Room Number Gym
Learn to play the game of basketball and develop your skills. We will be building our teamwork, communication, and leadership skills.

Rock Band & Music Production

Tuesdays and Thursdays

Developing teamwork, leadership, and communication skills through soccer. A focus on building a sense of team and working towards creating a legacy for MSCP.

Girls’ Volleyball

Mondays or Wednesdays

Room Number Gym
Participate in a competitive setting with other strong female athletes. Build confidence and develop skills necessary for a strong season as a successful team.

Rock Band & Music Production


Newman or Mohamed’s
GSAs are student-run organizations that unite LGBTQ+ and allied youth to build community and organize around issues impacting them in their schools and communities. GSAs have evolved beyond their traditional role to serve as safe spaces for LGBTQ+ youth and have emerged as vehicles for deep social change related to racial, gender, and educational justice.

Minecraft Club

Room Number: 303
If mining diamonds is your thing, then Minecraft Club is for you! We will meet every Thursday in room 303 for some family friendly minecraft time! We will have a private server so you can do whatever you want in minecraft, and you can even play with friends! If you do not own your own minecraft account, we have trial accounts available for use as well. Come join us in minecraft!


Room Number B104

Learn the mechanics of photography, lighting and how to compose professional-level pictures. If you want to improve your selfies, like to take snapshots of the sunset or capture rare moments, together we will help you grow your craft. All camera equipment and accessories will be provided but students are encouraged to bring their own if they have any. Students in the organization will have to opportunity to showcase their work, enter competitions and engage in photography related field trips. All levels are welcome, no prior photography experience is necessary!

Robotics Club

​Room Number: 101
The robotics club is a club where we combine the world of coding and building to create a robot eligible to compete in tournaments. Members work together and communicate in order to finish the robot. This is a club where anyone can come learn new skills, use them, and see their creation come to life.

Speech and Debate Team / Honor Society

​Room Number: B007
Speech and Debate is a nationally recognized club where students are afforded public speaking opportunities that will prepare them for college and careers. Students seeking to be advocates and leaders are strongly encouraged to join.

Student Advisory Council

Biweekly TBD
​Room Number: 306
The purpose of the student advisory council is to seek student input and to collaborate on ideas for improving school culture and climate.


Meals for Students

Eating healthy is an important component of success in school!

STEM Prep Schools offers meals to all students under the SNP and CACFP during the 2022-23 school year. All students will be served breakfast and lunch at no charge as well as supper if they participate in after-school program.

For more information, please contact Karen Gonzalez, Network Operations Manager, at (323) 795-0695

You can find free summer meals for your family.
CDE Summer Meal Service Sites web page at
USDA Find Summer Meals in Your Community web page at
Or by calling the toll-free National Hunger hotline(s):
1-866-3-HUNGRY (English)
1-877-8-HAMBRE (Spanish)

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement:
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider