Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 2:05 PM
School leader Michael Olguin

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Block scheduling

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Business
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
College preparatory
Direct instruction
Honors track
Outdoor / Farm-based
Advanced placement (AP) courses

Classes

0
Visual Arts
0
Music
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music None
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Career and Tech programs Agriculture
Business management
Construction / Building
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish

Support

7
Facilities
including: College / career center
College preparation resources (misc.) Early College Dual enrollment
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Outdoor learning lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Summer college prep programs
Community college courses
College information sessions/fairs
College prep programs/courses during the year
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 57% 42%
Hispanic 27% 43%
Black 11% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

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

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
4
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
6
Clubs
including: Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Girls sports Volleyball
Softball
Soccer
Cheerleading
Basketball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Football
Soccer
Clubs Chess club
Community service
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
National Honor Society (NHS)
Student council / government
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) Future Farmers of America
  Future Business Leaders of A
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Organize fundraising events
Students typically come from these schools Liberty Arts Academy

Awards

Community service award Red Cross
Year received 2013
Community service award St. Marry's Food Bank
Year received 2013

Teachers

13
Staff
including: Security personnel
Staff Assistant principal
College counselor
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Coach(es)
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Security personnel
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 The Town of Gilbert
Partner website Http://www.gilbertaz.gov/
Partner The Boys and Girls Club of Gilbert
Partner website Http://www.clubzona.org/locations/gilbert/

Enrollment

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

Sources

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