Rosa Parks Environmental Science Magnet School is an elementary school located in the Berkeley Unified School District in Berkeley, California. Equipped with a science lab, on-site garden, and dedicated, professional and talented faculty and staff, students at Rosa Parks benefit from a curriculum enriched with access to science and nature.
A nurturing community where all families are welcome, we celebrate diversity and honor culture. Cooperation, not competition, is a constant theme. Children learn to respect themselves, each other, and the Earth.
Rosa Parks Environmental Magnet Science School is named for Rosa Parks (born Rosa Louise McCauley on February 4, 1913), who on December 1, 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama sparked a mass bus boycott and became became an international icon of the Civil Rights Movement by refusing to give up her seat to a white man. She continued her activism throughout her life.
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