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

Programs

Classes

8
Visual Arts
including: Printmaking
4
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
0
Languages
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Rock band
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught None
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Business
Environmental
Humanities
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Special Education
Technology
Visual arts
Vocational education
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Hybrid / Blended learning
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
Internships
Multi-aged classrooms
Outdoor / Farm-based
Project-based
Standards-based
Teacher-run
Virtual school
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Block scheduling
Early childhood program offered No

Support

18
Facilities
including: Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
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
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Hearing impairments
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Other
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Significant developmental delay
College preparation resources School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Vocational or skills-based training Agriculture
Auto mechanics
Business management
Computer programming
Construction / Building
Culinary
HVAC
Industrial / Graphic Design
IT support
Welding certification
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 49% 42%
Hispanic 41% 43%
Black 6% 5%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 42% 49%
Male 58% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

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

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Palo Verde High School
  Eastpointe High School
  Sahuaro High School

Teachers

15
Staff
including: Dance teacher
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
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Passes / tokens provided for 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 or enrollment process Yes
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, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012