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Vena Magnet C.I.A.

C is for Community

I is for Intellectual Achievement

A is for Attitude

These are the keys to student success!

Coordinator Corner

Dear Returning and New Magnet Parents,

     We hope you can join us for our Magnet Orientation to familiarize yourself with our school and also meet our new principal, Mrs. Murphy. Our Magnet Orientation/Meet and Greet will be held on Thursday, August 15th. We will begin our event at 5:00 p.m. in the school auditorium with our Parent Informational Meeting. Students will have an opportunity to visit with their teacher and you will be able to learn about our plans for the 2019 - 2020 school year.  Vena Parents for Kids (VPFK Booster Club) will also be sharing information about events they will be hosting throughout the year. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to email me directly or call the school. We look forward to seeing you!


Ms. Lisa Nishimura
Magnet Coordinator/Problem Solving Data Coordinator
Vena Avenue Elementary & Gifted Magnet
9377 Vena Avenue
Arleta, CA  91331
(818) 896-9551
Welcome, Vena Magnet Families and Prospective Magnet Families!


Our  Magnet Coordinator is Lisa Nishimura. Before joining our Vena Family in 2018, she was the Magnet/Problem Solving Data Coordinator at Burbank Boulevard Elementary and Gifted Global Learning Magnet. We are lucky to have her lead our marvelous, magnificent, magnetic team.

If you have any questions about our gifted magnet program, please feel free to contact her at 818-896-9551.

Useful Links

Magnet Online Application is from October 1 to November 15.

Please click on the link for more information.

Student Integration Services Program: eChoices Space Available applications are currently available. Please click on the e-Choices link for the online application. Scroll down and click on the yellow bar that says "Apply Now."


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LAUSD Gifted and Talented (GATE) Programs Gifted/Talented Programs creates high end learning opportunities which allow students to flourish in stimulating academic and social environments. In designing challenging educational opportunities, we strive to raise the floor, remove the walls and eliminate the ceiling on learning.