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

Programs

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Design
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
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Individually guided instruction
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Common Core
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

13
Facilities
including: Audiovisual aids
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Multiple disabilities
Other
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Parent center
Performance stage
Playground

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School cultural diversity1

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

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
2
Boys Sports
including: Track
16
Clubs
including: Dance club
Girls sports Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Track
Volleyball
Clubs (misc.) Home Depot
  Publix Club
Clubs - dance Step
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
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Dress code Dress code
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
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools Irondale Middle School

Teachers

15
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
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

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process No

Sources

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