Programs

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Painting
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: French
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught French
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Foreign languages
Music
Science
Instructional / curriculum models used Classical
Core Knowledge
Gifted / High performing
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Differentiated learning
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered No

Support

7
Facilities
including: Kitchen
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
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 Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Facilities Art room
Internet access
Kitchen
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 61% 26%
Black 20% 6%
Two or more races 16% 3%
Hispanic 3% 52%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0% 11%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

Boys sports (misc.) Phys Ed Specialist 5 days/week
Girls sports (misc.) Phys Ed Specialist 5 days/week
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:30 AM

Culture

Dress code None
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools College Prep High School
  Head Royce
  Bentley

Teachers

3
Staff
including: PE instructor
Staff Art teacher
Music teacher
PE instructor
World languages spoken by staff French
German
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner EBISA
Partner website Ebisaca.org

Enrollment

Learn more Http://theacademyschool.org/howtoapply.html
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $18000
Tuition range (high) $18000
For the year 2014-2015
Vouchers accepted Yes
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
# of applications received 46
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 40
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012