Details overview

Hours 7:45 AM - 2:45 PM
School leader Dr. Kimberly Nash White
District Hoover City School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Block scheduling

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Environmental
Multiculturalism / Global
Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used Adult education
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Hybrid / Blended learning
Individually guided instruction
Outdoor / Farm-based
Standards-based

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught French
Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) -after school options

Support

15
Facilities
including: Science lab
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Developmental delay
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 71% 58%
Black 17% 34%
Hispanic 10% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 1%
Two or more races 0% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 50% 49%
N/A 50% 51%
Male 50% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 26% 56%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Cycling
2
Boys Sports
including: Cycling
3
Clubs
including: Dance club
Girls sports Cycling
Track
Boys sports Cycling
Track
Boys sports (misc.) Karate
Girls sports (misc.) Karate
Clubs Dance club
Robotics club
Student council / government
Clubs - dance Various styles
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically continue on to these schools Simmons Middle School
  Hoover High School

Awards

Academic award National Green Ribbon Award
Year received 2013
Academic award State Green Ribbon Award
Year received 2013
Academic award Wellness and You Bronze
Year received 2014

Teachers

17
Staff
including: ELL / ESL Coordinator
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Behavioral health specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation options (misc.) Bus to off site Extended Care
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012