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Admission Criteria Schools

Admission Criteria Schools

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Students are selected for admission to these schools based on academic admission criteria, which may include test scores, grades, writing samples, recommendations and/or personal interviews. An additional packet maybe required to complete the application process and is available upon request. 


Elementary School - Each student must be GATE certified in order to qualify for admission to a GATE Elementary School program.

GATE Elementary is a magnet school that attracts students from each of the elementary schools in the Fresno Unified School District. Currently, Manchester GATE accomodates students in grades 2 through 6 and Yokomi GATE accomodates students in grades 3 and 4. The magnet program is designed to meet the special needs of students eligible for Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) Program. GATE students are exposed to a vast range of accelerated learning opportunities. Their critical and creative thinking skills are cultivated as teachers encourage them to discuss, debate and question. GATE also affords students a wide variety of co-curricular opportunities including music, sports, chess, robotics, or service clubs just to name a few. GATE School is truly a special place for students; one that gives them an opportunity to grow and develop their potential.


Middle School - Student must meet the approved academic criteria for admission to each school or program.


Edison Computech 7-8

Located in the heart of California's San Joaquin Valley, is a science/technology/engineering/mathematics (STEM) magnet school that attracts students from throughout Fresno Unified School District (FUSD).  Computech's rigorous, standards-based curriculum helps prepare students for high school and beyond and is supported by our practice of learning by doing, in which we focus on providing authentic, real-life, integrated learning experiences for our students. Project-based learning activities across the curriculum enable students to develop 21st-century skills such as critical thinking, research, communication, technology skills, and collaboration. Students are encouraged to explore higher levels of creativity and intellectual achievement, while acquiring a firm foundation in the academic and social skills necessary for success in life.



High School


Edison High School 9-12

Edison High School is a diverse campus that offers a wide variety of rigorous courses, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) pathways, highly competitive academic and athletic teams, an awarding winning Marching Band and Concert Band, and a large array of clubs.  Students at Edison High School have access to over 23 Advanced Placement courses.  Our four STEM pathways are Biomedicine, Computer Programming and Application, Engineering, and Green Energy and Technology.  All students attending Edison are enrolled in four years of math and science.  The school motto captures the essence of the culture which is One Tiger, Many Stripes.  Our school works collectively to come together to develop our community and to celebrate both our similarities and differences.




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