Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 64% 42%
Black 15% 5%
Hispanic 14% 43%
American Indian/Alaska Native 4% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 50% 49%
Male 50% 51%
Source: See notes

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Programs

Classes

Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Painting
Drawing / Sketching
Sculpture
World languages taught Japanese
Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) Foreign Language Origins
Academic themes / Areas of focus Humanities
Science
Service learning
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Individually guided instruction
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Remediation
Tutoring
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 Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Hearing impairments
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
College preparation resources Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Summer college prep programs
SAT/ACT prep classes
Community college courses
College presentations or information sessions
College prep programs/courses during the year
Vocational or skills-based training Auto mechanics
Computer programming
Construction / Building
Cosmetology
Culinary
Electrical
HVAC
Industrial / Graphic Design
IT support
Plumbing
Welding certification
Engineering
Vocational or skills-based training (misc.) Aviation, Health, Video Produc
Facilities Sports Fields
Audiovisual aids
Internet access
Music room
Playground
Science lab

Extracurriculars

Girls sports Track
Soccer
Boys sports Soccer
Track
Clubs Art club
Chess club
Drama club
Robotics club
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 5:00 PM

Awards

Community service award Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Year received 2014
Community service award Children's First Academy
Year received 2013
Community service award Children's First Academy
Year received 2012
Academic award Brainstorm Semi Finalist
Year received 2008
Academic award Chess Second Place Chess Emporium
Year received 2011
Academic award Fifth Place Phoenix Lego Robotics Tournament
Year received 2011

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Chaperone school trips
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Marcos De Niza High School
  Fees Middle School
  McClintock High School
Students typically continue on to these schools Mesa Community College
  Arizona State University
  Northern Arizona University

Teachers

Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Instructional aide / coach
Math specialist
Music teacher
Robotics / Technology specialist
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
World languages spoken by staff Cantonese
Mandarin
French
Italian
Japanese
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner EVIT
Partner website Www.evit.org
Partner Mesa Community College
Partner website Www.mesacc.org

Enrollment

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Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 50
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 43
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

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