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Welcome to Dr. Sammy Lee Medical/Health Science Magnet Elementary School!

Our school is named after Dr. Sammy Lee, a former LAUSD student, a medical doctor, and a two-time Gold medal Olympic diver.  Dr. Sammy Lee symbolizes what is expected from every student - working hard, pursuing dreams, and serving as a role model for our community.
Students will be actively engaged and accountable for their learning through a collaborative effort of the school staff and parents. Every staff member is dedicated and committed to providing an educational program grounded in our medical and health science theme that supports a hands-on, inquiry-based model of instruction.  We invite you to come and visit our school and see how our students are being equipped with 21st-century skills! 2018 Dr. Sammy Lee Medical Health Science Elementary Magnet was recognized as a California Distinguished School.  The California Distinguished School is given to public schools that demonstrate exemplary and quality educational programs and outstanding improvement and equity for all student groups.


With an emphasis on medical and health science, Dr. Sammy Lee Medical and Health Science Magnet will develop students who can succeed to their highest potential to become critical thinkers in a diverse and global society.



Dr. Sammy Lee Medical and Health Science Magnet will empower students with a high-quality collaborative learning environment with an emphasis on medicine and health science that supports the development of life long learners.