Why Choose Sunny Brae’s Magnet Program?


The Academy for Global Awareness at Sunny Brae Avenue Elementary is guided by a vision of CHANGE where:

  • Community partners work together to provide
  • High quality instruction in interdisciplinary studies for all students to develop
  • Academic proficiency and college and career readiness and to emerge as the
  • Next generation of scholars and scientists with an emphasis in
  • Global citizenship and a commitment to act with
  • Empathy to CHANGE the world around them.

A Tour of the School

If you want to tour the school to consider the school’s magnet program for your child, please call the school to set an appointment. The school tour is usually scheduled on Wednesdays.

The Academy for Global Awareness Magnet Center

Here’s more information about the Magnet Program on eChoices website: Sunny Brae Magnet Center @ eChoices

The Academy for Global Awareness Magnet Program focuses on the following core elements:

  • Foundational Skills: to become independent lifelong readers and writers
  • S.T.E.A.M.: Science.: Technology.: Engineering.: Arts.: Mathematics.:
    • Using these five areas as a platform, we inject important 21st-century skills needed to prepare our students. These are known as the 4 Cs:
      • critical thinking,
      • communication,
      • collaboration
      • creativity.
    • Not all of our students will become a scientist, engineer, or designer, but we need everyone to grow up knowing how to think like one.
  • Social Studies:
  • Problem Based Learning:
  • Global Awareness:

We may not be able to change the world right now but we have the students who are

  • the scholars and scientists
  • the movers and the shakers
  • the agents of CHANGE!


  • To schedule a tour, call (818) 341-0931
  • The magnet application is only from October 2 – November 9, 2017.
  • You will receive a letter of confirmation about your submission on December 2017.
  • The results of your application will be sent out on March 2018.

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