Details overview

Hours 8:15 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Mrs. Figueroa
District Gilbert Arts Academy Public Charter Elementary School
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Music
Service learning
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Standards-based

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
1
Music
including: Theory
0
Languages
Music Theory
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught None

Support

12
Facilities
including: Music room
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
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 Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 62% 42%
Hispanic 22% 43%
Two or more races 8% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 3%
Black 4% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 48% 49%
Male 52% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 42% 47%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

8
Girls Sports
including: Ultimate
7
Boys Sports
including: Volleyball
9
Clubs
including: Arts and crafts
Girls sports Basketball
Field hockey
Flag football
Kickball
Soccer
Tennis
Ultimate
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Flag football
Kickball
Soccer
Tennis
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball
Boys sports (misc.) Multi-Sports Club
Girls sports (misc.) Multi-Sports Club
Clubs Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Cooking club
Community service
Dance club
Foreign language and culture club
Girl Scouts
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Recycling club
Clubs (misc.) Lego Club
Clubs - dance Hip Hop
Clubs - language Spanish Club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 6:00 AM
After school end time 6:30 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Gilbert Classical Junior High
  South Valley Junior High
  Taylor Junior High

Awards

Academic award Advanced Ed Accredited
Year received 2011
Academic award District Accredited
Year received 2014
Academic award National School Choice
Year received 2014

Teachers

13
Staff
including: School psychologist
Staff Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff None
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner SKORE
Partner website Www.skorecamps.org
Partner Boys and Girls Club
  Tutor Time

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.gilbertartsacademy.com/enroll.html
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 185
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 165
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

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