Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Curtis Garnder
District Carden Traditional School Of Surprise Inc.
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Environmental
Mathematics
Service learning
Writing

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
3
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish

Support

14
Facilities
including: Music room
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Remediation
Tutoring
Differentiated learning programs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 67% 41%
Hispanic 19% 44%
Black 6% 5%
Two or more races 5% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 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 55% N/A
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
4
Boys Sports
including: Flag football
3
Clubs
including: Model UN
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Flag football
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Flag football
Soccer
Clubs Model UN
Science club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 6:30 AM
After school end time 5:30 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Most schools in the Dysart School District
Students typically continue on to these schools Willow Canyon
  Valley Vista
  Shadow Ridge

Awards

Academic award First Middle years IB program in Arizona
Year received 2009

Teachers

11
Staff
including: Coach(es)
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

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Application requirements Application
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 650
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 650
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

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