Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 2:45 PM
School leader Jamie Wilber
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 General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
Standards-based

Classes

0
Visual Arts
2
Music
including: Band
0
Languages
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught None

Support

11
Facilities
including: Music room
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Remediation
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Deafness
Multiple disabilities
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Visual impairment, including blindness
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 Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 65% 42%
Hispanic 23% 43%
Black 4% 5%
Two or more races 4% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 48% 49%
N/A 52% 51%
Male 52% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 41% 47%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Boys Sports
8
Clubs
including: Drama club
Boys sports None
Girls sports (misc.) "Girls on the Go"
Clubs Art club
Drama club
Girls on the Run
Homework help / Study buddy club
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Student council / government
Clubs (misc.) National Elem. Honor Society
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Desert Sky Middle School
  Deer Valley High School

Awards

Academic award "B" Accountability Achievement Profile
Year received 2013
Academic award "B" Accountability Achievement Profile
Year received 2012

Teachers

12
Staff
including: ELL / ESL Coordinator
Staff Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Bosnian

Neighborhood

Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner First Investors (Christine Melancon)
Partner website Www.firstinvestors.com
Partner MoveUp AZ
Partner website Http://www.moveupaz.com/
Partner SpotLight Youth Theatre
Partner website Http://www.spotlightyouththeatre.org/

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.dvusd.org/domain/3138
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

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