Details overview

Hours 08:40 AM - 03:40 PM
School leader Brenda LoPresto
District Peoria Unified School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Mixto

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
3
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
0
Languages
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts None
Media arts Graphics
Technical design and production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught None

Support

13
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Computer lab
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Parent involvement center
Parenting center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Gifted and talented programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
Self-contained classroom
Special education resource room
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Emotional behavioral disabilities
Specific learning disabilities
English Language Learner programs Integrated group classrooms

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 57% 41%
Hispanic 29% 44%
Black 6% 5%
Two or more races 4% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 46% 49%
Male 54% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 65% N/A
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Softball
5
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
8
Clubs
including: Homework help / Study buddy club
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Softball
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Softball
Track
Boys sports (misc.) Softball
Clubs Community service
Homework help / Study buddy club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Recycling club
Student council / government
Technology club
Television / Radio News
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After

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
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Cactus High School

Teachers

14
Staff
including: Educational diagnostician
Staff Assistant principal
Behavioral health specialist
Coach(es)
Educational diagnostician
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
Amharic
Arabic
Japanese
Russian
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Accessible via public transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details We encourage parents to come visit our front office and pick up an enrollment packet. Registration paperwork is also available on the Peoria Unified School District website. Kindergarten will be all day and free starting in 2016-2017.
Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Apply to the school
Students living in district can apply for transfer
Students living outside district can apply for transfer
Application requirements Application

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2013-2014
Students by group NCES, 2013-2014