Details overview

Hours 7:40 AM - 2:10 PM
School leader Mrs. Barbara Dobbs
District Deer Valley Unified District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Business
World languages
Mathematics
Medical
Music
Performing arts
Science
Special Education
Technology
Visual arts
Career and Tech (vocational)
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Internships
Project-based
Standards-based
Advanced placement (AP) courses

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
4
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Career and Tech programs Business management
Industrial / Graphic Design
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
World languages taught French
Spanish

Support

17
Facilities
including: Music room
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Science lab
Extra learning resources Remediation
Acceleration
Mentoring
Counseling
Career/college counseling
Differentiated learning programs
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
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Deafness
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Visual impairment, including blindness
Developmental delay
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging 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 No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 68% 42%
Hispanic 21% 43%
Black 3% 5%
Two or more races 3% 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 47% 49%
Male 53% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 24% 47%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

13
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
13
Boys Sports
including: Track
22
Clubs
including: JROTC
Girls sports Badminton
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Diving
Golf
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Diving
Football
Golf
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Wrestling
Clubs Anime club
Art club
Community service
Dance club
DECA
Drama club
Drill team
Drum line
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
Flag girls
Foreign language and culture club
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
JROTC
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Literary magazine
Marching band
National Honor Society (NHS)
Science club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Television / Radio News
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) Best Buddies
Clubs - dance HIp Hop
Clubs - language Spanish, French

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Students typically come from these schools Desert Sky Middle School
  Highland Lakes K-8 School

Awards

Academic award Highly Performing
Year received 2010
Academic award Highly Performing
Year received 2011
Academic award Highly Performing
Year received 2012

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Sources

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