Details overview

Hours 8:30 AM - 3:15 PM
School leader Arnie Cohen
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Project-based
Reggio Emilia
Standards-based

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
World languages taught Spanish

Support

12
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming None

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 73% 51%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 12% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 6% 23%
Hispanic 4% 6%
Two or more races 2% 8%
Black 2% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Cross country
1
Boys Sports
including: Cross country
3
Clubs
including: Chess club
Girls sports None
Cross country
Boys sports Cross country
Clubs Chess club
Student council / government
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) Judo
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:30 AM
After school end time 5:45 AM

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
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools SWS at East High School
  IB Program at West High School
  Polaris

Teachers

4
Staff
including: Music teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Music teacher
PE instructor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
Tagalog

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Anchorage School District

Enrollment

Learn more Www.pacificnorthern.org
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $12000
Tuition range (high) $15000
For the year 2012-2013
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012