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Hours 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
School leader Janiene Marlow
District Cave Creek Unified District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Photography
2
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Chinese - Mandarin
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts None
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Photography
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Gifted / High performing
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages Mandarin
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

17
Facilities
including: Gym
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Counseling
Acceleration
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Reading Program
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 Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Speech and language impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 84% 42%
Hispanic 11% 43%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
Black 2% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 5%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 11% 47%
Female 52% 49%
Male 48% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Cross country
2
Boys Sports
including: Equestrian
6
Clubs
including: Girl Scouts
Girls sports Equestrian
Cross country
Boys sports Cross country
Equestrian
Girls sports (misc.) Girls on the Run
Clubs (misc.) Photography Club
Clubs Book / reading club
Girl Scouts
Girls on the Run
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Student council / government
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 6:30 AM

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Present special topics during curricular units
Organize fundraising events
Organize cultural events
Join PTO / PTA
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Awards

Community service award Green Ribbon School
Year received 2013
Academic award A+ School of Excellence
Year received 2012
Academic award National Distinquished AZ Principal of the Year
Year received 2013
Academic award Arizona Art Educator of the Year
Year received 2014

Teachers

15
Staff
including: Special education coordinator
Staff Librarian / media specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Gifted Specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Computer specialist
Art teacher
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner ASU, Kiwanis Club, CCUEF and many more
Partner website Http://www.ccusd93.org/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=20400

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.ccusd93.org/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=20490
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

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