Details overview

Hours 8:45 - 3:30
School leader Charlene Mendoza
District Collaborative Pathways Inc.
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Block scheduling
Type of school College preparatory

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Photography
World languages taught Spanish

Support

12
Facilities
including: Audiovisual aids
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Science lab
College / career center
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Differentiated learning programs
College preparation resources College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
College prep programs/courses during the year

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 45% 41%
Hispanic 43% 44%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 3%
Black 4% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 5%
Two or more races 1% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 45% 49%
Male 55% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 60% N/A
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
3
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
10
Clubs
including: Chess club
Girls sports Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports Cycling
Soccer
Ultimate Frisbee
Clubs Book / reading club
Chess club
Community service
Foreign language and culture club
Gardening
Homework help / Study buddy club
Sewing / knitting club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:00 AM
After school end time 4:45 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Present special topics during curricular units
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools La Paloma Academy
  Sonoran Science - Broadway
  Dodge Middle School
Students typically continue on to these schools University of Arizona
  Northern Arizona University
  University of San Diego

Awards

Academic award Arizona Charter School of the Year
Year received 2008
Academic award "A" Rated School
Year received 2014
Academic award US News and World Report Bronze Medal School
Year received 2008

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Tutor(s)
Staff College counselor
Gardening teacher
Coach(es)
Math specialist
Music teacher
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Special education coordinator
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff French
German
Hebrew
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Paid public transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Saguaro National Park
Partner website Www.nps.gov/sagu/?

Enrollment

Learn more Www.arizonacollegeprep.com
Application requirements Application
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

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