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Hours 8:54 AM - 3:30 PM
School leader Marianne M. Bursi
District Paradise Valley Unified District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
5
Music
including: Jazz band
3
Languages
including: French
Music Orchestra
Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Performing & written arts Drama
Dance
Improv
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Painting
Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Design
World languages taught French
Spanish
Chinese - Mandarin
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Honors track

Support

9
Facilities
including: Internet access
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Speech and language impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Visual impairments
Other
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Music room
Performance stage

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 80% 42%
Hispanic 11% 43%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 3%
Two or more races 3% 2%
Black 2% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 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 8% 47%
Female 46% 49%
Male 54% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
9
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
Girls sports Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Baseball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Wrestling
Boys sports (misc.) Intramural Sports Programs
Girls sports (misc.) Intramural Sports Programs

Culture

Parent involvement Parent Teacher Organization, volunteers, chaperones, guest speakers, school/community Fall Festival, fundraising projects, School Council, monthly Family nights, Snack Shack volunteers
Join PTO / PTA
Students typically come from these schools Copper Canyon
  Desert Trails
  Wildfire Elementary
Students typically continue on to these schools Pinnacle HS
  Paradise Valley HS

Awards

Academic award Mayor's School of Excellence Award for Arts in Education
Year received 2007
Academic award OLWEUS Anti-Bullying Award
Year received 2007
Academic award Study Island Champion School
Year received 2008

Teachers

9
Staff
including: Librarian / media specialist
Staff Art teacher
Assistant principal
Dance teacher
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
Nurse
PE instructor
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
World languages spoken by staff French
Italian
Mandarin
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students

Sources

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