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Hours 8:15 AM - 3:00 AM
School leader Sharon Matt
District Deer Valley Unified District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Printmaking
3
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
0
Languages
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Drama
Poetry
Media arts None
Video and film production
Visual arts Architecture
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
World languages taught None
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Technology
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Individually guided instruction
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

15
Facilities
including: Gym
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 74% 42%
Hispanic 13% 43%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 3%
Two or more races 3% 2%
Black 3% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 5%
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 15% 47%
Female 50% 49%
Male 50% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
3
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
10
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Softball
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Volleyball
Clubs (misc.) Community Outreach Club
Clubs Art club
Chess club
Community service
Drama club
Girl Scouts
Girls on the Run
National Honor Society (NHS)
Student council / government
Television / Radio News
Yearbook
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 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
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools Barry Goldwater High School
  Sandra Day O'Connor High School

Awards

Academic award Superintendent's Program of Excellence - Pirate PRIDE
Year received 2012
Academic award Superintendent's Red Carpet Service Excellence
Year received 2010
Academic award Rated A by Az Department of Education
Year received 2012

Teachers

15
Staff
including: Gifted Specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process No

Sources

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