Details overview

What does this school offer? Arts? Sports? Share what you know »
Hours 8:30 - 3:30
School leader Principal Miller
District Challenge School Inc.
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

1
Languages
including: Spanish
Performing & written arts Drama
Dance
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Special schedule Extended / longer school day

Support

4
Facilities
including: Garden / Greenhouse
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Speech and language impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Other
Facilities Sports Fields
Cafeteria
Garden / Greenhouse
Playground

Dig deeper

School cultural diversity1

How important is cultural diversity?

Learn how cultural diversity can affect your child's education.


Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 74% 42%
Hispanic 11% 43%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 8% 3%
Two or more races 4% 2%
Black 2% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 5%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 19% 47%
Female 53% 49%
Male 47% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

Boys sports (misc.) Physical Education classes
Girls sports (misc.) Physical education classes
Extended care / Extended programs After
Before

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement *School advisory council: hands-on management team *School facilities and curriculum committes such as technology, uniform, discipline etc. *Community-business partnerships. Strong parental support organization and volunteerism *Classroom instructional support *Bi-annual parent-teacher conferences & at partent/ teacher's discretion *Key members of admin. in civic organizations
Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Volunteer in the classroom

Awards

Academic award Founder Miller inducted into the Circle of Honor (top 1% AZ Principals.)
Year received 2006
Academic award National Charter School of the Year - awarded by Washington D.C. based Center for Education Reform
Year received 2007
Academic award US Dept of Ed National Blue Ribbon School - highest academic honor
Year received 2007

Teachers

6
Staff
including: Gardening teacher
Staff Art teacher
Gardening teacher
Nurse
PE instructor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students

Sources

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