George K. Porter Gifted Magnet Middle School

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The Porter Middle School Gifted/High Ability Magnet is designed for students in grades 6,7,  and 8.  This magnet offers a differentiated curriculum for students in accelerated classes.  The curriculum is designed to help the students develop critical thinking skills, research and study skills, and creativity. Students at Porter Gifted Magnet enjoy small class sizes, enthusiastic teachers, and an interdisciplinary curriculum.  Porter Gifted Magnet has been designated a Model of Excellence Program by LAUSD.

 Magnet Application Information

CHOICES applications should be submitted online.  If parents need help applying to magnet high schools, they can come in to the Magnet Office and use the computer they have provided for parents.  6th and 7th graders do not need to apply to magnets unless they want to change programs. 

.Magnet Application Process

Go to to apply.


Current 6th and 7th grade students do not need to reapply through Choices if you wish to continue here.  If you wish to make a change, then you should apply through Choices.  You need to know that if you apply to another school as a current 6th or 7th grader, you will lose your place here at Porter - whether you get in your new choice or not.