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

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Project-based
Standards-based
Teacher-run

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
2
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
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
World languages taught (misc.) Dual Enrollment at Pima Community Colleg

Support

12
Facilities
including: Science lab
College preparation resources (misc.) Alumni Visits & Tours
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Science lab
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
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
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 46% 42%
Hispanic 43% 43%
Black 6% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 52% 49%
N/A 48% 51%
Male 48% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 63% 47%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
3
Boys Sports
including: Ultimate Frisbee
10
Clubs
including: Gardening
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
Clubs - language French
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: Coach(es)
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
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Turkish

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
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

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