Math, Science, Technology Magnet
Beaver Technology Center is a K-5 magnet school with an emphasis on math, science, and technology. Our mission is to provide a positive, diverse, collaborative, and interactive learning environment that supports 21st century learners.
For Beaver Tech kids, school is a fun, exciting, and an engaging place to be, where learning is connected to their world. We integrate technology to address the learning needs and styles of all students. Technology is incorporated throughout the day to engage students at high levels of critical thinking and for students to create quality products that are relevant and demonstrate real world problem-solving skills.
Project based learning
Beaver MST students from kindergarten through fifth grade work together to solve real-world problems and to develop projects relevant to today’s society. This instructional design is known as Project Based Learning, and it is often referred to as PBL.
Career and college readiness
The Beaver STEAMschool Electives Program provides students opportunities to explore new areas of interest or to study a particular area in depth. The program offers courses in the following disciplines: basic engineering, computer science, science studies, multimedia, and interdisciplinary studies.
The magnet qualification process is separate from the district’s choice process. The requirements to qualify for the Math, Science, Technology magnet program are:
- 75th percentile on reading and math achievement tests
- Report card grades of 80+ in math and science
- Pass all other subjects on report card
- Pass STAAR (grades 3-5)
- No serious discipline problems
The majority of the population are selected from a pool of qualified applicants. To encourage diversity, children from the surrounding neighborhood are also included in the school.
Visit the Magnet Programs section of the GISD website for more information on qualification and application.
Process to apply
Please view the following video for the magnet application process.
Please view the following regarding the Fifth Grade Magnet Continuation Video.