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Hours 8:45 AM - 3:50 PM
School leader Richard Sanchez
District Tucson Unified District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
3
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts Computer animation
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Engineering
Mathematics
Science
Technology
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) STEM
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Project-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) STEM Integration
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No

Support

11
Facilities
including: Parent center
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Parent center
Performance stage
Science lab

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 81% 43%
White 9% 42%
Black 5% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 3% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
Two or more races 1% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 50% 49%
Male 50% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 65% 47%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Track
5
Boys Sports
including: Volleyball
8
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Dance club
Drama club
Homework help / Study buddy club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Student council / government
Television / Radio News
Yoga club
Clubs (misc.) Science Olympiad
  STEM Club
Clubs - dance Foklorico
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:00 AM
After school end time 5:15 PM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Tully
  Tolson
  Borton
Students typically continue on to these schools Tucson High School
  Palo Verde High School
  University high School

Teachers

17
Staff
including: PE instructor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Buses / vans shared with other schools
Accessible via public transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner University of Arizona
Partner website Http://www.arizona.edu/
Partner Pima Community College
  Arizona Trail Association
Partner website Http://www.aztrail.org/
Partner Saguaro National Park
Partner website Http://www.nps.gov/sagu/index.htm
Partner Sky School
Partner website Https://skyschool.arizona.edu/

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.tusd.k12.az.us/contents/distinfo/enroll.html
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 12/11/2015
# of applications received 230
For the year 2015-2016
# of students accepted 100
For the year 2015-2016

Sources

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