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Hours 8:00 AM - 3:15 PM
School leader Mrs. Victoria Wilber
District Valley Academy Inc.
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

0
Visual Arts
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Traditional, Back-to-Basics
Instructional / curriculum models used Classical
Direct instruction
Standards-based
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Spalding Phonics, Saxon Math
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

Support

13
Facilities
including: Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Extra learning resources Remediation
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
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Parent center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 56% 42%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 32% 3%
Hispanic 9% 43%
Black 2% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 3% 47%
Female 50% 49%
Male 50% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
4
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
5
Clubs
including: Science club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Softball
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Flag football
Soccer
Track
Boys sports (misc.) Co-ed Softball
Clubs (misc.) Scrabble
  National Junior Art Honor Soci
Clubs Art club
Chess club
Science club
Student council / government
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:15 PM
Before school start time 6:30 AM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
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
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools Greenway High School
  AAEC-Paradise Valley
  Sandra Day O'Connor

Awards

Academic award 2014 National Blue Ribbon School
Year received 2014
Academic award "A" Rated AZ Dept of Education
Year received 2014
Academic award Charter School of the Year
Year received 2011

Teachers

11
Staff
including: Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://valleyacademy.com/index.php/enrollment
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

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