Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:25 PM
School leader Matt Rawley
District West Gilbert Charter Middle School Inc.
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

8
Visual Arts
including: Painting
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
0
Languages
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Architecture
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught None

Support

12
Facilities
including: Garden / Greenhouse
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Tutoring
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 58% 42%
Hispanic 21% 43%
Black 10% 5%
Two or more races 4% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 3% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 37% 49%
Male 63% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 34% 47%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
3
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
8
Clubs
including: Robotics club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Flag football
Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Flag football
Soccer
Clubs Art club
Boy Scouts
Cub Scouts
Forensics club
Gardening
Math club
Robotics club
Science club
Clubs (misc.) Running Club
  STEM Club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 6:30 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 fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically come from these schools Imagine West Gilbert Elementary
Students typically continue on to these schools Imagine Prep Superstition
  Gilbert, Higley, and Chandler High Schools

Awards

Academic award "A" from the State of Arizona
Year received 2012
Academic award Imagine National School of the Year Runner-up

Teachers

17
Staff
including: Librarian / media specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
Gardening teacher
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Boys and Girls Club

Enrollment

Learn more Http://imaginewestgilbert.org/home/?page_id=277
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

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