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Hours 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
School leader Dr. Fawzia Mai Tung
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Painting
4
Music
including: Band
3
Languages
including: Chinese - Mandarin
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Media arts Graphics
Technical design and production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Arabic
Chinese - Mandarin
French
Academic themes / Areas of focus Foreign languages
Mathematics
Science
Visual arts
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Character Education
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
Classical
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Individually guided instruction
Project-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages Arabic
Mandarin
Special schedule Extended / longer school day
Block scheduling
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

8
Facilities
including: Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Extra learning resources Remediation
Acceleration
Mentoring
Counseling
Extra learning resources (misc.) Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming None
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Computer lab
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Performance stage

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Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Swimming
6
Boys Sports
including: Flag football
13
Clubs
including: Art club
Girls sports Badminton
Flag football
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Soccer
Swimming
Track
Boys sports Badminton
Flag football
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Soccer
Swimming
Track
Clubs - dance Chinese cultural dances
Clubs Art club
Arts and crafts
Chess club
Community service
Dance club
Drum line
Foreign language and culture club
Girl Scouts
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Robotics club
Sewing / knitting club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Help in administration
Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Awards

Community service award Girl Scouts Community Service Award
Year received 2011
Academic award Future City Competition, Award of Distinction
Year received 2011
Academic award Future City Award, Best Transportation System of the Future
Year received 2011
Academic award Math Kangaroo, AZ 2nd Place
Year received 2012

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner E.nopi Learning Center
  Girl Scouts of America

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.paxacademy.org/
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $4000
Tuition range (high) $6000
For the year 2011-2012
Vouchers accepted Yes
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
Tax credits