Details overview

Hours 8:30am - 3:15pm
School leader Charles D. Burkam
District Valley Of The Sun Waldorf Education Association Dba Desert
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Multiculturalism / Global
Social justice
Instructional / curriculum models used Waldorf
Advanced placement (AP) courses

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
6
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
2
Languages
including: Japanese
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Visual arts Ceramics
Painting
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught Japanese
Spanish

Support

8
Facilities
including: Music room
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Kitchen
Playground
Art room
Music room
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

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
White 76% 42%
Hispanic 12% 43%
Black 5% 5%
Two or more races 4% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 3% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 58% 49%
N/A 42% 51%
Male 42% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 22% 47%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Crew
4
Boys Sports
including: Crew / Rowing
3
Clubs
including: Cooking club
Girls sports Crew
Equestrian
Swimming
Volleyball
Boys sports Crew / Rowing
Equestrian
Swimming
Volleyball
Boys sports (misc.) Circus Arts
Girls sports (misc.) Circus Arts
Clubs Cooking club
Gardening
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school

Teachers

8
Staff
including: Special education coordinator
Staff Art teacher
Gardening teacher
Coach(es)
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Special education coordinator
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
French
Italian
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines

Sources

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