Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 03:00 PM
School leader Carole Challoner and Barbara Darroch
District Benchmark School Inc.
Transportation options None
Preschool capacity 100

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

0
Visual Arts
0
Music
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music None
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish

Support

9
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities Art room
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Tutoring

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Type of center In-school
Early childhood starting age 3 years old
Certified and/or licensed Yes
Accredited No
Days open Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Requirements for attending Preschool students must be 3 by September 1 and potty trained.
Payment schedule Monthly
Financial aid options None
Preschool meals offered Morning Snack
Afternoon Snack
Maximum number of infants per adult 0
Maximum number of toddlers per adult 0
Maximum number of 2 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 3 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of kindergartners per adult 0
Maximum number of school-age children per adult 0

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 80% 41%
Hispanic 7% 44%
Asian 6% 3%
Two or more races 4% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 5%
Black 0% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 52% 49%
Male 48% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
1
Clubs
including: Gardening
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Boys sports (misc.) NYS Sponsored Sports
Girls sports (misc.) NYS Sponsored Sports
Clubs Gardening
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 AM
After school end time 05:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically continue on to these schools Basis
  Desert Shadows
  Sunrise

Awards

Academic award Top Ten Charter School in Arizona, A+ Charter School
Year received N/a
Academic award Odyssey of the Mind finalist
Year received N/a

Teachers

13
Staff
including: Gardening teacher
Staff Librarian / media specialist
Gardening teacher
Computer specialist
Art teacher
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
Japanese
German
French
Arabic

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Enrollment forms are available on-line at our website. Complete the form and mail/fax/email to Benchmark by lottery date which usually occurs mid February.
Learn more Http://www.benchmarkbobcats.org/
Application requirements Application
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Application submission begins 02/06/2017
Application deadline 02/10/2017
# of applications received 550
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 100
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2013-2014
Students by group NCES, 2013-2014