Details overview

Hours 7:40 AM - 4:30 AM
School leader Debbie Ferguson
District Compass High School Inc.
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Block scheduling

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Business
Environmental
Humanities
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Special Education
Technology
Visual arts
Career and Tech (vocational)
Writing

Classes

8
Visual Arts
including: Photography
4
Music
including: Vocal lessons / coaching
0
Languages
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Rock band
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Career and Tech programs Agriculture
Auto mechanics
Business management
Computer programming
Construction / Building
Culinary
HVAC
Industrial / Graphic Design
IT support
Welding certification
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught None

Support

18
Facilities
including: Audiovisual aids
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Science lab
College / career center
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Differentiated learning programs
College preparation resources School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Deafness
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Developmental delay

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 45% 41%
Hispanic 42% 44%
Black 8% 5%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 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 44% 49%
Male 56% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Badminton
3
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
Girls sports Badminton
Basketball
Volleyball
Boys sports Badminton
Basketball
Volleyball
Boys sports (misc.) Yoga
Girls sports (misc.) Yoga
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Students typically come from these schools Palo Verde High School
  Eastpointe High School
  Sahuaro High School

Teachers

15
Staff
including: Math specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Dance teacher
Gardening teacher
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Paid public transportation
Buses / vans provided for students
Accessible via public transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.compasshighschool.com/enrollment.html
Application requirements Application
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 700
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 700
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2013-2014
Students by group NCES, 2013-2014