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

Programs

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
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
Academic themes / Areas of focus Environmental
Mathematics
Service learning
Writing
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) English Language Arts
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Gifted / High performing
Project-based
Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

Support

14
Facilities
including: Art room
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
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

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 67% 42%
Hispanic 19% 43%
Black 7% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 3%
Two or more races 2% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 5%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 43% 47%
Female 52% 49%
Male 48% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
4
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
3
Clubs
including: Yearbook
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
After school end time 5:30 PM
Before school start time 6:30 AM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
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
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
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: ELL / ESL Coordinator
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
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

Learn more Www.calibreacademy.org
Application or enrollment process Yes
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, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012