Computech Middle School

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Computech Middle School
Address
555 East Belgravia Avenue
Fresno, California, 93706
United States
Coordinates 36°42′58″N 119°48′18″W / 36.71611°N 119.80500°W / 36.71611; -119.80500Coordinates: 36°42′58″N 119°48′18″W / 36.71611°N 119.80500°W / 36.71611; -119.80500
Information
School type Public middle school
Opened 1983
School district Fresno Unified School District
Principal Jeremy Ward
Faculty 31
Grades 7-8
Enrollment 791
Color(s) Black and Gold
Team name Tigers
Website

Computech Middle School is a public school in Fresno, California, United States. Computech is located just south of the Edison High School.

Organization[edit]

The school is part of the Fresno Unified School District. It was established in 1983 and buses students in from throughout Fresno. The school offers the Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) program. Students enrolled are selected based on their high STAR (Standardized Testing and Reporting) report and then interviewed.[1] As of the 2011-12 school year there were 791 students enrolled with 31 teachers.[2] Computech Middle School is a Magnet Middle School.[1] The school is technology-oriented, and computer-related subjects are central to its curriculum. A key aim of the school is to promote racial harmony in the school district.[3]

Awards[edit]

Computech is a National Blue Ribbon School, and received the award in 1990–1991, 1994–1996, 2001–2002, and 2008-2009.[4]

The school was recognized as a California Distinguished School in 2009.[5]

The school won the Electric Car Competition in the 2013 and 2014 National Middle School Science Bowl.[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2009-2010 Business Directory". Central California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. 2010. Retrieved 27 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "EDISON COMPUTECH". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 
  3. ^ Lyles, Rebecca Moore (9 July 1985). "California-Style Computer Curriculum". PC Magazine. Retrieved 27 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOLS PROGRAM Schools Recognized 1982 Through 2013". United States Department of Education. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 
  5. ^ "2009 Distinguished Middle and High Schools". California Department of Education. 18 April 2013. Retrieved 27 July 2014. 
  6. ^ "2014 Competition Results Middle School Electric Car Competition". Office of Science. 9 May 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 
  7. ^ "Edison Computech wins national competition". The Fresno Bee. 28 April 2014. Retrieved 27 July 2014. 

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