Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Vicky Hallam

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

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

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Painting
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Graphics
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish

Support

9
Facilities
including: College / career center
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Computer lab
College / career center
Kitchen
Library
Performance stage
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
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
White 83% 42%
Hispanic 12% 43%
Two or more races 3% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Black 1% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 5%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 50% 49%
N/A 50% 51%
Male 50% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 20% 47%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Cross country
4
Boys Sports
including: Cross country
8
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Softball
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Soccer
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Homework help / Study buddy club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Science club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
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
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Leading Edge Academy Schools
  Traditional Schools
  Home school

Awards

Community service award Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Award for service
Year received 2012
Community service award St. Mary's Food Bank award for excellent service
Year received 2013
Community service award United Food Bank award for "Most Pounds per Student" donated
Academic award "A" rating
Year received 2012
Academic award Title 1"High Performing Reward" school school
  Rated one of "Top Ten" charter schools by AZ republic

Teachers

12
Staff
including: College counselor
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Cooking / nutrition teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options (misc.) Shuttle from East Mesa Camous
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.leadingedgeacademy.com/enroll.html
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 50
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 50
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

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