Details overview

Hours 7:55 AM - 3:30 AM
School leader Tom Drexel
District Presidio School
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Classical
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Internships
Outdoor / Farm-based
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Teacher-run
Advanced placement (AP) courses

Classes

9
Visual Arts
including: Painting
7
Music
including: Band
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Rock band
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Graphics
Technical design and production
Visual arts Architecture
Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught (misc.) Middlebury Foreign Language

Support

16
Facilities
including: Auditorium
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 55% 42%
Hispanic 33% 43%
Black 5% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 5%
Two or more races 2% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 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 72% 47%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
1
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
13
Clubs
including: Homework help / Study buddy club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Clubs Community service
Debate
Gardening
Homework help / Study buddy club
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Recycling club
Science 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 5:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school

Teachers

18
Staff
including: Gifted Specialist
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
German
Korean
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Middlebury Foreign Language

Neighborhood

Transportation options Paid public transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner University of Arizona Nutrition Program
  Pima Community College
  Davis Monthan Air Force Base STEM program
  JTED
  Tucson Community Food Bank

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.presidioschool.com/enrollment-resources/
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

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