Details overview

Hours 7:30 AM - 3:05 PM
School leader Jeff Geyer, Principal
District Creighton Elementary District
Transportation options Yes

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 Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Internships
Project-based
Standards-based
Teacher-run

Classes

0
Visual Arts
3
Music
including: Band
0
Languages
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught None

Support

12
Facilities
including: Internet access
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

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
Hispanic 82% 43%
Black 7% 5%
White 5% 42%
American Indian/Alaska Native 4% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
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 91% 47%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
3
Boys Sports
including: Flag football
2
Clubs
including: Gardening
Girls sports Basketball
Softball
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Flag football
Soccer
Clubs Gardening
Girl Scouts
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically continue on to these schools Camelback Senior High
  North Senior High
  Arcadia Senior High

Awards

Academic award Increase One Letter Grade AZLEARNS
Year received 2014

Teachers

12
Staff
including: School psychologist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School psychologist
Speech therapist(s)
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Smartpractice
Partner website Http://www.smartpractice.com/
Partner Phoenix Theater Company
Partner website Http://www.phoenixtheatre.com/

Enrollment

Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 75
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 980
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

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