Details overview

Hours 8:20 AM - 1:55 AM
School leader Matthew Chesney

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Block scheduling

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
Core Knowledge
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Standards-based
College preparatory

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
0
Music
3
Languages
including: German
Music None
Performing & written arts Drama
Career and Tech programs None
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught French
German
Spanish

Support

6
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Computer lab
Internet access
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Performance stage
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
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 53% 43%
White 34% 42%
Black 6% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 55% 49%
Male 45% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 39% 47%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

8
Girls Sports
including: Track
8
Boys Sports
including: Baseball
17
Clubs
including: Recycling club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Football
Golf
Soccer
Track
Wrestling
Clubs Anime club
Art club
Community service
Dance club
Drama club
Foreign language and culture club
Forensics club
Game club
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Recycling club
SADD
Science club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) Hiking
  Rifle Range
  Bowling
Clubs - language French, Spanish, German
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Cactus Middle School
  Villago Middle School
  Legacy Traditional School

Awards

Academic award AdvancED Accreditation
Year received 2012
Academic award NCAA Approved
Year received 2012

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Assistant principal
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Math specialist
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Special education coordinator
World languages spoken by staff French
German
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Casa Grande Teen Center
  Sun Valley Community Church

Enrollment

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

Sources

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