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Mission and Vision

Welcome to the East Los Angeles Performing Arts Magnet!



The MISSION of Torres East L.A. Performing Arts Magnet is to engage a diverse group of students through a rigorous program of college-preparatory academic and performing arts courses utilizing interdisciplinary, project-based learning to empower students to develop their academic and artistic skills to their fullest potential so that they may succeed at college and in their careers.



The VISION of the community of students, educators, and families of Torres East L.A. Performing Arts Magnet is that they will achieve the mission by providing rigorous standards-based instruction that allows students to express themselves through writing, research, and performing. Students will become effective communicators in a broad range of media to address issues that affect their diverse communities and themselves. Students will be encouraged and supported by their school community as they discover, develop, and demonstrate their talents, interests, and learning.