Details overview

School leader Jose Rodriguez
District Southern Arizona Community Academy Inc.
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Extended / longer school day
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school Career and Tech (vocational)
College preparatory
Virtual school
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning With a focus on developing students who are critical and creative thinkers who will be ready for a life of continued learning upon graduation, SACA provides a truly individualized education and curriculum with self-paced courses and flexible hours.
Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
Advanced placement (AP) courses

Classes

0
Visual Arts
2
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
12
AP Classes
including: Psychology
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Career and Tech programs Business Management & Administration
Health Science
Information Technology
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None
AP classes offered Biology
Calculus AB
Chemistry
English Literature and Composition
Macroeconomics
Microeconomics
Psychology
Spanish Language and Culture
Statistics
United States Government and Politics
United States History
World History

Support

3
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities College / career center
Computer lab
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Gifted and talented programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College/career counseling
College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
English Language Learner programs Integrated group classrooms

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 57% 43%
White 29% 42%
Black 8% 5%
Two or more races 4% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 3% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 39% 49%
N/A 61% 51%
Male 61% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 85% 47%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Flag football
3
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
4
Clubs
including: Television / Radio News
Girls sports Basketball
Flag football
Soccer
Boys sports Basketball
Flag football
Soccer
Clubs Art club
Drama club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Television / Radio News

Culture

Approach to addressing and preventing bullying Zero Tolerance

Teachers

8
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Coach(es)
College counselor
School counselor
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation details We also provide transportation to and from sporting events for student athletes.
Transportation options Paid public transportation

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Future students must visit the school to obtain an enrollment packet. After submitting a completed enrollment packet, the future student and their parent/guardian must schedule and attend an interview.
Ways to enroll/attend this school Apply to the school
Application requirements Application
Interview
Transcript
Application submission begins 07/01/2015
Application deadline 06/30/2016

Sources

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