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Hours 8:15 AM - 3:15 AM
School leader Nigel Taplin
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

8
Visual Arts
including: Printmaking
4
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Rock band
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Choir / Chorus
Band
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Environmental
Foreign languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Technology
Visual arts
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Project Based
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Hybrid / Blended learning
Honors track
Internships
Project-based
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) 21st Century, Thematic, Collaborative
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 2 years old

Support

15
Facilities
including: Science lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Tutoring
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 Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
College preparation resources Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Summer college prep programs
SAT/ACT prep classes
College presentations or information sessions
College prep programs/courses during the year
Facilities Library
Kitchen
Internet access
Gym
Garden / Greenhouse
College / career center
Computer lab
Audiovisual aids
Art room
Sports Fields
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 85% 42%
Asian 11% n/a
Hispanic 2% 39%
Black 1% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 11%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander n/a 2%
Two or more races 0% n/a
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% n/a
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
6
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
9
Clubs
including: Yearbook
Girls sports Basketball
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Ultimate
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Flag football
Soccer
Tennis
Ultimate Frisbee
Boys sports (misc.) Flag football
Clubs Student council / government
Science club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Foreign language and culture club
Community service
Chess club
Amnesty International
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Clubs - language Spanish
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Committees
Dress code None
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
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
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Teachers

11
Staff
including: College counselor
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Robotics / Technology specialist
School social worker / counselor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
Mandarin

Neighborhood

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

Enrollment

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Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $14000
Tuition range (high) $20000
For the year 2013-2014
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
Financial aid type (misc.) Merit Scholarships

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2009-2010