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Why Marina?

Ten reasons your family should choose Marina del Rey Middle School and Performing Arts Magnet.

1. Marina Del Rey Middle School & Performing Arts Magnet is a community school that brings together many partners to offer a range of supports and opportunities to our students. 

2. A beautiful, sprawling campus adjacent to the Ballona Creek and within walking distance to the beach!

3. Our experienced and highly qualified teaching staff nurtures students' academic, social, emotional, and civic growth through rigorous coursework.

4. Marina provides enrichment experiences through field trips, guest speakers, master classes with working professionals in the fields of arts and sciences, and performance- and project-based learning.

5. We promote a safe, respectful, challenging and supportive learning environment that celebrates student diversity.

6. Marina honors the middle school experience! We provide students with opportunities to grow socially through fun activities like dances, intramural sports, and clubs.

7. Students are supported by administrative and counseling staff dedicated to their social, emotional, and academic growth.

8. Our wide variety of arts and sciences electives that incorporate the latest technology and research-based information.

9. The active and supportive on-site Parent Center. 

10. The Marina Del Rey Middle School spirit and pride exhibited by our students and staff. Go Mariners! 

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