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Hours 7:20 AM - 2:30 PM
School leader Richard Sanchez
District Tucson Unified District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
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)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No

Support

10
Facilities
including: Performance stage
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
Computer lab
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Parent center
Performance stage
Science lab
Music room

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

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
4
Boys Sports
including: Track
3
Clubs
including: National Honor Society (NHS)
Girls sports Basketball
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Clubs (misc.) Science Olympiad
  STEM Club
Clubs Homework help / Study buddy club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Yoga club
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 4:45 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
  Brichta
Students typically continue on to these schools Tucson High School

Teachers

16
Staff
including: School social worker / counselor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
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 Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Accessible via public transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner University of Arizona
  Girl Scouts of America
  Pima Community College

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.tusd.k12.az.us/contents/distinfo/enroll.html
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines

Sources

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