Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 03:20 PM
School leader Annalisa Moore
District Alameda City Unified School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school Career and Tech (vocational)
College preparatory
STEM
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning Nea offers a project-based learning model in which learners are supported by facilitators (teachers) in a safe and collaborative environment. Our curriculum promotes the mastery of California Common Core standards with a focus on self-directed learning and success. An eclectic array of teaching strategies promotes integration across subjects for deeper understanding. Our democratic governance model empowers learners to take ownership of their education and actively invest in their community.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Career and Tech (vocational)
Engineering
Environmental
Humanities
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Performing arts
Science
Technology
Visual arts
Writing

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
3
Music
including: Rock band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Rock band
Performing & written arts Drama
Improv
Career and Tech programs Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
Architecture & Construction
Arts, A/V Technology & Communications
Business Management & Administration
Health Science
Hospitality & Tourism
Human Services
Manufacturing
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

10
Facilities
including: Natural area
Facilities Auditorium
College / career center
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Natural area
Performance stage
Playground
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
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 program details Nea's special education options include differentiated learning approaches, instructional cues, environments, adjusted difficulty levels or schedules, specialized support services and more. Whatever the need, we deliver our Specialized Academic Instruction (Resource Services), Psychological Services, Speech and Language, and Occupational Therapy in accordance with each learner's IEP.
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
Special education resource room
English Language Learner programs Integrated group classrooms
Push-in model

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
White 33%
Hispanic 17%
Two or more races 16%
Black 15%
Asian 14%
Filipino 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
Female 51%
Male 49%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 30%
English Language Learners 17%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

12
Girls Sports
including: Swimming
11
Boys Sports
including: Sailing
9
Clubs
including: Gardening
Girls sports Badminton
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Golf
Sailing
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Football
Golf
Sailing
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball
Clubs Art club
Community service
Drama club
Gardening
Homework help / Study buddy club
Robotics club
Student council / government
Technology club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:30 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools From all over Alameda
Parent involvement details The Nea PTSA is an association of Parents, Teachers, Students and community members focused on supporting Nea and enhancing our learners educational experience. Parents are actively involved in school activities and help mold their children's overall educational experience.
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying We actively promote the Nine Nea Principles — core values that help learners develop beyond academics into caring, productive and responsible people, engaged citizens and active and lifelong learners. Nea operates on a restorative justice model in which there are clear behavioral expectations and accountability for actions using the PACT approach: Persistence, Accountability, Courage & Compassion and Teamwork.

Teachers

9
Staff
including: School counselor
Staff Assistant principal
Coach(es)
College counselor
ELL / ESL Coordinator
School counselor
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
Japanese
Korean
Spanish
Staff details Nea facilitators are interested in alternative teaching methods to engage learners at a deeper level. They bring creativity and thoughtfulness into designing projects and developing curriculum. They enjoy getting to know learners on an individual level and have a personal investment in learner success.

Neighborhood

Transportation details Nea is near public transportation routes (both buses and shuttles) on Appezato Pkwy/Atlantic Ave; specific and marked bicycle routes lead directly to the school from various areas of town.
Transportation options Accessible via public transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Applications received between mid-October and January 31, will be entered into the lottery held on the first Monday in February. Applicants selected in the lottery will be notified with a specified amount of time to accept or decline acceptance. Children not selected in the lottery will be placed on a grade-level waitlist according to the order in which their application was received. Once the lottery notification period passes, offers will be made to those on the waitlist.
Learn more Www.applytonea.org
Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Apply to the school
Students living in district can apply for transfer
Students living outside district can apply for transfer
Application requirements Application
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application submission begins 10/19/2015
Application deadline 01/31/2016
# of applications received 400
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 73
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

Student diversity CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Students by group CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014