Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:15 PM
School leader Dr. Deborah Anders
District Tucson Country Day School Inc.
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Independent study
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Printmaking
6
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Orchestra
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Video and film production
Graphics
Visual arts Printmaking
Photography
Painting
Drawing / Sketching
Ceramics
World languages taught Spanish

Support

15
Facilities
including: Swimming pool
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Swimming pool
Extra learning resources Remediation
Mentoring
Counseling
Acceleration
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Speech and language impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Other health impairment
Deafness
Cognitive disability
Autism
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 66% 42%
Hispanic 26% 43%
Black 4% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
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

5
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
5
Boys Sports
including: Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
11
Clubs
including: Arts and crafts
Girls sports Volleyball
Softball
Soccer
Cheerleading
Basketball
Boys sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Flag football
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Soccer
Clubs Arts and crafts
Boy Scouts
Chess club
Cub Scouts
Drama club
Game club
Gardening
Girl Scouts
National Honor Society (NHS)
Student council / government
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) Jump Rope
  Cartoon
  Star Wars
Extended care / Extended programs After
Before
Before school start time 6:30 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Volunteer at schoolwide events
Parent involvement Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
Students typically come from these schools As a charter school, our students come from all around the Tucson area
Students typically continue on to these schools Tanque Verde High School, TVSD
  Sahuaro or Sabino High School, TUSD
  University High, TUSD

Awards

Community service award Recgonition from the Southern Arizona Humane Society
Year received 2015
Community service award Recognition from the Arizona Veterans Hospital
Year received 2015
Community service award Recognition from Saguaro National Monument
Year received 2014
Academic award Lifetime Achievement Award in Education (to our founder)
Year received 2012

Teachers

18
Staff
including: ELL / ESL Coordinator
Staff ELL / ESL Coordinator
Computer specialist
Art teacher
Gardening teacher
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
Japanese
German
Arabic
American Sign Language (ASL)

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes

Enrollment

Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

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