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School leader Simon Chiu
Type Religious
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Photography
8
Music
including: Vocal lessons / coaching
2
Languages
including: American Sign Language (ASL)
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Rock band
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
World languages taught American Sign Language (ASL)
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Humanities
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Religious
Science
Service learning
Social justice
Technology
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Honors track
Project-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Religious / Parochial Yes
Affiliation Roman Catholic
Special schedule Block scheduling
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Support

18
Facilities
including: Auditorium
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Science lab

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 31% 26%
Hispanic 22% 52%
Black 18% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 13% 1%
Asian or Pacific Islander 9% 11%
Two or more races 7% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

12
Girls Sports
including: Track
11
Boys Sports
including: Ultimate Frisbee
14
Clubs
including: Yearbook
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew
Cross country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Ultimate
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Crew / Rowing
Cross country
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball
Clubs (misc.) African American Student Assoc
  Environmental Awareness
  Hiking Club
Clubs Anime club
Arts and crafts
Chess club
Cooking club
Community service
Debate
Drama club
Game club
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Literary magazine
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Student council / government
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Public middle schools
  Catholic and private grade schools
  Charter and independent schools

Teachers

12
Staff
including: PE instructor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Robotics / Technology specialist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Girls Inc.
Partner website Http://girlsincislandcity.org/

Enrollment

Learn more Http://sjnd.org/admissions/index.htm
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Application deadline 12/31/2012
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012