Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM
School leader Brian Willett
Transportation options None
Preschool capacity 40

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Religious affiliation Non-Denominational
Schedule Block scheduling
Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
Faith-based
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Religious

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Design
4
Music
including: Band
4
AP Classes
including: English Language and Composition
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Career and Tech programs None
Media arts None
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None
AP classes offered Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
English Language and Composition

Support

15
Facilities
including: Sports Fields
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
College / career center
Computer lab
Gym
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College/career counseling
College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Specific learning disabilities

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited Yes
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Requirements for attending Must be 3 on or before September 1, 2016 for 2016-2017 K3 program, and potty trained. Blue Form is required of all students enrolled in school.
Payment schedule Monthly
Financial aid options Sibling Discount
Preschool meals offered None
Required credentials for lead staff Bachelor's degree
% of early learning staff that holds a credential or certification 76%-100%
Maximum number of infants per adult 0
Maximum number of toddlers per adult 0
Maximum number of 2 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 3 year olds per adult 8
Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult 12
Maximum number of kindergartners per adult 16
Maximum number of school-age children per adult 16

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 74% 58%
Black 23% 34%
Hispanic 3% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

8
Girls Sports
including: Softball
10
Boys Sports
including: Cheerleading
9
Clubs
including: Yearbook
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Golf
Intramurals
PE classes
Soccer
Softball
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Chess club
Drama club
Drum line
Homework help / Study buddy club
Marching band
National Honor Society (NHS)
Recycling club
Student council / government
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:20 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools South Minster Day School
  Covenant Classical Day School
  Hoover City Schools
Parent involvement details SMCS utilizes a variety of communication venues to inform and engage our families. We use email, text, website, voice messages, social media and newsletters. We have an intranet portal that gives families access to grades/homework information, announcement, school forms and calendar.

Teachers

7
Staff
including: Coach(es)
Staff Coach(es)
College counselor
Librarian / media specialist
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
School counselor
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation details We encourage parents to carpool when possible. We do have school buses for field trips and athletics.
Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Open enrollment for 2016-2017 begins Tuesday, February 9. Completed application, minimum GPA, discipline records and family interview required before acceptance. Please visit the Admissions page at smcs.org for additional information.
Learn more Www.smcs.org
Application requirements Application
Application fee
Interview
Recommendations
Transcript
Type of application deadline Rolling
Application submission begins 02/09/2016
Application deadline 06/01/2016
Application fee amount $75.00
Application fee waivers available? No
Tuition range (low) $4,000
Tuition range (high) $7000
For the year 2014-2015
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted No
# of applications received 125
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 80
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012