Details overview

School leader Dr. George Rising

Programs

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Honors track
Advanced placement (AP) courses

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
7
Music
including: Orchestra
5
Languages
including: Chinese - Mandarin
Music Band
Orchestra
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Rock band
Theory
Performing & written arts Drama
Creative writing
Visual arts Photography
Painting
Ceramics
World languages taught French
Latin
Chinese - Mandarin
Spanish
Hebrew

Support

6
Facilities
including: Sports Fields
Facilities Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer
Gym
Playground
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
College information sessions/fairs
SAT/ACT prep classes

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 53% 42%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 21% 3%
Hispanic 20% 43%
Black 4% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 5%
Two or more races 1% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 49% 49%
N/A 51% 51%
Male 51% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Swimming
5
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
2
Clubs
including: Student newspaper
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Boys sports (misc.) Flag football, bicycling
Girls sports (misc.) Flag footabll, bicycling
Clubs Yearbook
Student newspaper
Extended care / Extended programs After
Before

Culture

Students typically continue on to these schools 100% of our students graduate
  100% of our graduates are accepted by 4-year universities
  100% go on to attend 4-year universities or colleges

Awards

Academic award Ranked the #6 public high school in the nation by Newsweek.
Year received 2010
Academic award Ranked the #9 public high school in the nation by US News & World Report
Year received 2009
Academic award Ranked the #5 public high school in the nation by Newsweek.
Year received 2009

Teachers

World languages spoken by staff French
Mandarin
Spanish

Sources

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