Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:15 PM
School leader Emily Zappa
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Music
Religious
Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
Individually guided instruction
Multi-aged classrooms
Standards-based
Teacher-run

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
4
Music
including: Theory
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Poetry
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught (misc.) Hebrew
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages (misc.) Hebrew/Israeli

Support

8
Facilities
including: Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Facilities Cafeteria
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Computer lab
Gym
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Playground
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
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

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 85% 42%
Two or more races 8% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 4% 5%
Hispanic 4% 43%
Black 0% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

Boys sports (misc.) PE
Girls sports (misc.) PE
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:00 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically continue on to these schools San Tan Junior High
  Dobson Academy

Teachers

4
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Art teacher
Music teacher
PE instructor
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Hebrew

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Jewish Tuition Organization
Partner website Www.jtophoenix.org
Partner Arizona School Choice Trust Fund
Partner website Www.asct.org
Partner JCC
Partner website Www.evjcc.org

Enrollment

Learn more Www.desertja.org
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $8000
Tuition range (high) $9000
For the year 2014-2015
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Tax credits
Vouchers accepted Yes

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012