Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 5:25 PM
School leader Casey Zordani

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Extended / longer school day
Block scheduling

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
Project-based
Standards-based
Advanced placement (AP) courses

Classes

0
Visual Arts
0
Music
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music None
Performing & written arts None
Career and Tech programs None
Media arts Graphics
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish

Support

3
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities Computer lab
Internet access
Science lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
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 Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 73% 43%
Black 15% 5%
White 11% 42%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 48% 49%
N/A 52% 51%
Male 52% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 84% 47%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
4
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
2
Clubs
including: Book / reading club
Girls sports Volleyball
Softball
Soccer
Cheerleading
Basketball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Football
Soccer
Clubs Community service
Book / reading club
Clubs (misc.) STEM Club
  Hiking Club
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Serve on school improvement team or governance council

Awards

Academic award AdvancED Accreditation
Year received 2010

Teachers

7
Staff
including: Security personnel
Staff Assistant principal
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
French

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Homeless Youth Connection
Partner website Http://www.hyconnectionkids.org/
Partner Care First
Partner website Http://www.avondale.org/index.aspx?NID=1209
Partner Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce
Partner website Http://www.southwestvalleychamber.org/
Partner Estrella Mountain Community College
Partner website Http://www.estrellamountain.edu/

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.estrellahs.com/enroll.html
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

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