Details overview

Hours 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
School leader William Arthur
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus World languages
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
Independent study
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

0
Visual Arts
3
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
4
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Theory
Performing & written arts Drama
Dance
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
German
Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Mandarin
German
Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages (misc.) French, German, Spanish, English

Support

10
Facilities
including: Library
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Science lab
Extra learning resources Remediation
Differentiated learning programs
Acceleration
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 53% 42%
Hispanic 33% 43%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 10% 3%
Black 3% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 5%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
2
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
5
Clubs
including: Book / reading club
Girls sports Soccer
Basketball
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Chess club
Science club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:00 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
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

Awards

Academic award Best Elementary Science Teacher in Southern Arizona
Year received 2013
Academic award First Grade First Prize Southern Arizona Regional Science an
Year received 2013
Academic award First Grade First Prize Southern Arizona Regional Science and Engineering Fair
Year received 2009

Teachers

8
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Gardening teacher
Gifted Specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
French
German
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Mandingo

Neighborhood

Transportation options None

Enrollment

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Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $1000
Tuition range (high) $8000
For the year 2014-2015
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Tax credits
Vouchers accepted Yes
# of applications received 75
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 60
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012