About Magnolia Public Schools (MPS)
Magnolia Charter Public Schools
The Magnolia Educational & Research Foundation dba Magnolia Public Schools (MPS) is a non-profit organization established in August 1997. The Foundation is granted tax-exemption status (501(c)(3)) by the IRS and the State of California. The headquarters of the Foundation is located in Westminster, California. MPS oversees a network of charter schools throughout California dedicated to inspiring students to choose career paths in science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM), while providing a robust, standards-based education program within a supportive culture of excellence.
In the fall of 2002, the Foundation established its first charter school, Magnolia Science Academy-1 (“MSA-1”), in the San Fernando Valley. Since then, the Foundation has successfully replicated its educational program and philosophy at 10 other charter school sites throughout California: