Details overview

Hours 08:15 AM - 03:00 AM
School leader Tish Mineer
District Deer Valley Unified District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

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

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Environmental
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Special Education
Technology
Visual arts
Writing

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
3
Music
including: Band
0
Languages
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Drama
Poetry
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Architecture
Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
World languages taught None
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

14
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Natural area
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
Special education resource room
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Hearing impairments
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Other health impairment
English Language Learner programs Integrated group classrooms

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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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
Female 50% 49%
Male 50% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 15% 47%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
6
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
16
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Golf
PE classes
Softball
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Golf
PE classes
Volleyball
Clubs Art club
Arts and crafts
Chess club
Community service
Drama club
Drill team
Gardening
Girl Scouts
Girls on the Run
Homework help / Study buddy club
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Student council / government
Television / Radio News
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 06:30 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

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
Students typically continue on to these schools Barry Goldwater High School
  Sandra Day O'Connor High School

Awards

Community service award Red Carpet Service Award
Year received 2014
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

12
Staff
including: School counselor
Staff Assistant principal
Coach(es)
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
School counselor
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
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

Learn more Http://www.dvusd.org/openenrollment
Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Apply to the school

Sources

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