Best Buddies California 5711 W Slauson Ave, Culver City, CA90230 Best Buddies California is a a chapter of an international charity organization focused on providing one-on-one help and…More mentoring for the developmentally disabled. Operating on middle and high school campuses, Best Buddies provides academic assistance and other services to children and youth with learning and intellectual difficulties. It employs volunteers from the community and matches them with a specific young person in need.
Culver City Middle School fosters education in math, sciences, language arts, physical education, social studies,…More ELD, and a series of electives. CCMS also offers a special education program. Extracurricular sports activities include volleyball, baseketball, soccer, cross country, flag football, and cheerleading.
The Culver City Middle School also participates in the Unified School District GATE Program, which strives to implement high quality differentiated opportunities for learning that meet the needs of GATE students' talents.
Characteristics of GATE Students
A gifted child could possess any number of the following characteristics:
Is comfortable with abstract thinking.
Is curious; asks many questions.
May become absorbed in activities and thoughts.
May engage in self-initiated activities independently.
May see problems and issues from multiple perspectives.
May demonstrate leadership qualities.
May have highly developed sense of humor for peer group.
Prefers flexibility to routine.
Prefers complex and challenging tasks.
Catches on quickly but may resist during routine work