Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:15 PM
School leader Stephanie Musser, Ed.D.
District Candeo Schools Inc.
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Classical
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Honors track
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Gifted / High performing

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
5
Music
including: Bell / handbell choir
2
Languages
including: Latin
Music Bell / handbell choir
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught French
Latin

Support

15
Facilities
including: Learning lab
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Learning lab
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Parent involvement center
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
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 78% 42%
Hispanic 9% 43%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 3%
Two or more races 4% 2%
Black 2% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 53% 49%
N/A 47% 51%
Male 47% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 1% 47%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
4
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
9
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Basketball
Flag football
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Flag football
Soccer
Boys sports (misc.) Running, agility training
Girls sports (misc.) Running, agility training
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Chess club
Community service
Foreign language and culture club
Gardening
National Honor Society (NHS)
Student council / government
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) Running Club
Clubs - language French
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Parent/Administration Conversations
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
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
Students typically come from these schools Other charters
  Surrounding districts
Students typically continue on to these schools BASIS Peoria
  Glendale Preparatory Academy (Great Hearts)
  Local District Public (Honors Track)

Awards

Community service award Diaper Drive - Homeless Shelters
Year received 2012
Academic award A ranking, State Department of Education
Year received 2012
Academic award Excelling/A ranking, State Department of Education
Year received 2011
Academic award AZ Charter Schools Teacher of the Year
Year received 2010

Teachers

4
Staff
including: Music teacher
Staff Art teacher
Gifted Specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
World languages spoken by staff French
Japanese
Russian
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Polish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://candeoschools.com/schools/enrollmentpolicies.aspx
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
# of applications received 400
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 138
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

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