Details overview

Hours 7:50 AM - 2:50 PM
School leader Charles (Chuck) Yeager
District Jefferson County School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Individually guided instruction
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Painting
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
0
Languages
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts None
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
World languages taught None

Support

13
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Playground
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Remediation
Tutoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Multiple disabilities
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
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
Black 62% 34%
Hispanic 19% 5%
White 17% 58%
Two or more races 1% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 45% 49%
Male 55% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 78% 56%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
2
Boys Sports
including: Volleyball
16
Clubs
including: Step team
Girls sports Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Track
Volleyball
Clubs Art club
Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Chess club
Cooking club
Community service
Dance club
Game club
Gardening
Homework help / Study buddy club
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Math club
Science club
Step team
Technology club
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) Home Depot
  Publix Club
Clubs - dance Step
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
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Irondale Middle School

Teachers

15
Staff
including: School counselor
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans shared with other schools
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner UAB - Greater Birmingham Mathematics Program
Partner website Www.uab.edu
Partner Home Depot
Partner website Www.homedepot.com
Partner Regions Bank
Partner website Www.regions.com
Partner Publix
Partner website Www.publix.com
Partner St. Martins
Partner website Http://www.stmartins.ws/home

Sources

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