Details overview

Hours 7:45 AM - 2:30 AM
School leader Lorena Martinez
District Pasadena Unified
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Technology
Visual arts
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
5
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Rock band
Performing & written arts Dance
Creative writing
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Video and film production
Technical design and production
Graphics
Visual arts Sculpture
Printmaking
Photography
Painting
Drawing / Sketching
Design
World languages taught Spanish

Support

16
Facilities
including: Gym
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
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
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
Hispanic 68%
Black 24%
White 3%
Two or more races 2%
Asian 1%
Filipino 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 15%
Female 45%
N/A 55%
Male 55%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 88%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
5
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
13
Clubs
including: Technology club
Girls sports Volleyball
Soccer
Flag football
Cheerleading
Basketball
Boys sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Flag football
Soccer
Volleyball
Clubs Anime club
Art club
Community service
Gardening
Homework help / Study buddy club
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Origami club
Recycling club
Robotics club
Sewing / knitting club
Student council / government
Technology club
Clubs (misc.) Photography
  Guitar
  Keyboarding (Rock Band)
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM
After school program offered Yes
Summer program offered Yes

Summer program

Types of activities Wellness

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 in the classroom
Volunteer time after school

Teachers

19
Staff
including: Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Coach(es)
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Paid public transportation
Buses / vans provided for students
Accessible via public transportation
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Music Center
Partner website Http://www.musiccenter.org/
Partner Lineage Dance
Partner website Lineagedance.org
Partner Light Bringer Project
Partner website Lightbringerproject.com
Partner The Huntington Library
Partner website Www.huntington.org/
Partner Little Kids Rock
Partner website Www.littlekidsrock.org/

Enrollment

Learn more Http://eliot.pusd.us/pages/Eliot/Parents___Students/How_to_Apply
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines

Sources

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