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Hours 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Dale Nicol
District Dcs Partner Inc. Dba Destiny Community School.
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Foreign languages
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Science
Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
International Baccalaureate (IB)
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages Spanish

Support

14
Facilities
including: Auditorium
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Mentoring
Counseling
Career/college counseling
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 50% 42%
Hispanic 23% 43%
Black 16% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 3%
Two or more races 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 3% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 2% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 46% 47%
Female 49% 49%
Male 51% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
13
Clubs
including: Arts and crafts
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Art club
Arts and crafts
Cooking club
Dance club
Drama club
Game club
Gardening
Homework help / Study buddy club
Recycling club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
Before
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:00 AM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Awards

Community service award United Food Bank - Food Drive
Year received 2011
Community service award Reading Tree
Year received 2012
Academic award State Science Fair - 2nd Place
Year received 2012
Academic award State Science Fair - 3rd Place
Year received 2011

Teachers

9
Staff
including: PE instructor
Staff Computer specialist
Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Instructional aide / coach
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

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

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.hillcresthawks.com/enroll.html
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Application deadline 08/08/2012

Sources

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