About Braddock Drive Elementary School
The Mandarin Immersion Program (MIP) is an LAUSD dual-language immersion program that launched at Braddock in the fall of 2016. It started with two kinder classes, and each year two new classes will be added until it is a full K-5 program. There is a 501(c)(3) booster club that raises funds for the MIP and Community school, called Supporters of Braddock Drive Elementary School (SBDES). This group was formed at the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year.The Gifted and High-Performing Magnet Program (Magnet) is a separate program at Braddock, but shares all facilities and school-wide activities. The Magnet program has one class per grade in 2nd through 5th grade. There is no Magnet program in kinder or 1st grade. The Magnet program participates in school-wide activities with the Community School and Mandarin Immersion program, in addition to having activities and events reserved for the Magnet program only. The parent group for this 501(c)(3) Magnet program is called Friends of Braddock Gifted Magnet (FOB), and was founded in 2010.