Academia Moderna

An International Baccalaureate World School

IB Program LogoAcademia Moderna is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School authorized to offer the IB Primary Years Program.The International Baccalaureate® (IB) Program is recognized world-wide as providing the highest quality of education of education to prepare students to succeed at any college or any career they choose.


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The International Baccalaureate® (IB) Primary Years Programme is a curriculum framework designed for students aged 3 to 12.

The PYP transdisciplinary framework focuses on the development of the whole child as an inquirer, both at school and beyond.

Informed by research into how students learn, how educators teach, and the principles and practice of effective assessment, the programme places a powerful emphasis on inquiry-based learning.


News Updates

  • Multicultural Day!

    April 12, 2019

    Our Academia Moderna 3rd, 4th & 5th grade students celebrating Multicultural Day! * * * * * ¡Nuestros estudiantes de 3º, 4º y 5º grado de Academia Moderna celebran el Día multicultural!

  • Chopstick Challenge for Multicultural week!

    April 10, 2019

    Today we celebrated China with a Chopstick Challenge for Multicultural week! Our students participated in this challenge during lunch time and counted the gummy worms in Mandarin. * * * * * ¡Hoy celebramos China con un desafío de palillos para la semana multicultural! Nuestros estudiantes participaron en este desafío...   Read More

  • Australian Kangaroo races

    April 9, 2019

    Today the kids At Academia Moderna, hopped “down under” for our Australian Kangaroo races, mate! * * * * * Hoy, los niños de la Academia Moderna, saltaron “abajo” para nuestras carreras de canguro australiano, amigo!

Important Dates

05/01: SSC/ELAC 3:00-4:00pm (AMCS), 5th Grade Mandatory Culmination Meeting at Clarendon 7:00-8:00pm PTMS Tour 6:30pm-7:00pm (AMCS), 5th Grade Panorama Picture 8:00am-8:20am (AMCS), School Principal’s Day (APS)
05/02: Coffee with the Principal & Parent Walk 8:30am-10:00am (AMCS)
05/03: 4th Grade College Fair (AMCS)
05/06-5/10: Teacher Appreciation Week (APS)
05/06-5/17: SBAC Testing (AMCS)
05/07, 05/14, 05/21, 05/28: Minimum days (APS)
05/07: Alta Town Hall Meeting (AMCS)
05/13: TK, Kinder & Grade Grad Individuals at 8:30am (AMCS)
05/13: LA Science Center 8:45am-2:40pm (AMCS)
05/16: Alta Parent LRFL Superintendent Meeting Location at Academia Moderna
05/18: Huntington Park 5k Run, 8am-12pm at Salt Lake Park (APS)
05/20-5/24: Classified School Employee Appreciation Week (APS)
05/22: 5th Grade Disney Trip All day (AMCS)
05/27: No School – Memorial Day (APS)
05/29: SSC/ELAC 3:00pm-4:00pm (AMCS)
05/30: 5th Grade Exhibition (AMCS)
TBD: IB Showcase 6,7 & 8 Andreas



  • Important Announcement for Monday, June 10- Friday, June 14, 2019.

    June 6, 2019

    Hello Academia Parents, Important Announcement for Monday, June 10- Friday, June 14, 2019. Next Monday through Friday Academia Moderna Students will be on Early Dismissal Schedule due to Priority Parent Conferences. Please plan accordingly. Dismissal for Kinder will be 1:15PM Grades 1-5 will be dismissed at 1:30PM. * * *...   Read More

  • YPI After-School Enrollment Day Fri 5/31

    May 23, 2019

    YPI After-School Enrollment Day Fri 5/31 Space is limited. First come first serve! We are happy to announce we will be enrolling for the 2019-2020 School Year. All students, current and new, must register. Our students must re-register yearly, spots are given on a first come first serve basis until...   Read More

  • Saturday School/Escuela de sabado

    May 9, 2019

    Saturday School Dear Parents and Guardians, Academia Moderna is having a Saturday School Session on May 11, 2019. The session will start at 9:00 AM to Noon. Please remind students to bring materials to work on and a snack. If your student has any absence, attending Saturday School will make...   Read More

  • Yearbook Sale/Venta del Anuario

    May 8, 2019

    The Academia Moderna 2018 – 2019 Yearbooks are on sale! They cost $15 each. If you would like to order one please turn the order form and money into the office by Friday May 10th. Yearbook orders cannot be accepted after May 10th. Thank you. * * * * *...   Read More

  • Town Hall Mtg Tue May 7th 7pm

    May 6, 2019

    Dear Parents & Guardians, Please come to our town hall meeting taking place Tuesday, May 7th, 2019. We will have exercises in leading parents through the current state of student outcomes and look at the actions that will take place next year. Your feedback is invaluable for us so we...   Read More

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