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Hours 8:45 AM - 5:00 PM
School leader Rosemary Petersen
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Painting
2
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts None
Creative writing
Improv
Poetry
Media arts None
Video and film production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Business
Environmental
Foreign languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Science
Service learning
Social justice
Technology
Visual arts
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
Classical
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
Internships
Montessori
Multi-aged classrooms
Outdoor / Farm-based
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Teacher-run
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages Spanish
Special schedule Year-round
Extended / longer school day
Block scheduling
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered No

Support

9
Facilities
including: Internet access
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
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 Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Outdoor learning lab
Science lab

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Asian or Pacific Islander 49% 11%
White 23% 26%
Two or more races 21% 3%
Hispanic 7% 52%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Black 0% 6%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
4
Boys Sports
including: Ultimate Frisbee
14
Clubs
including: Science club
Girls sports Basketball
Soccer
Ultimate
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball
Boys sports (misc.) Mixed age and gender
Girls sports (misc.) Mixed age and gender
Clubs (misc.) Junior Solar Sprint Car Racing
  Seedling Society
  Middle Sch.Montessori Congress
Clubs Chess club
Cooking club
Community service
Debate
Gardening
Habitat for Humanity
Math club
Model Congress
Model UN
Robotics club
Science club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
Before school start time 7:30 AM

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
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
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools New Horizons
  Montessori School of Fremont
  Fremont Unified Elementary Schools

Teachers

13
Staff
including: Robotics / Technology specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Gardening teacher
Instructional aide / coach
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Robotics / Technology specialist
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
Spanish
Tagalog

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Transportation options (misc.) For Early College transport
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Ohlone College, CA
Partner website Http://www.ohlone.edu/
Partner Houston Montessori Center
Partner website Http://houstonmontessoricenter.org/
Partner Fremont Chamber of Commerce, CA
Partner website Http://www.fremontbusiness.com/
Partner Mission San Jose Chamber of Commerce, CA
Partner website Http://msjchamber.org/
Partner Rotary Club of Mission San Jose. CA
Partner website Https://www.facebook.com/RotaryClubMSJFremont

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.alsion.org/contact/
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Tuition range (low) $14000
Tuition range (high) $15000
For the year 2013-2014
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
# of applications received 103
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 63
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012