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Programs

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
4
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
3
Languages
including: Tagalog
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Dance
Creative writing
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Sculpture
Printmaking
Painting
Drawing / Sketching
Design
Ceramics
World languages taught Tagalog
Spanish
Italian
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Foreign languages
Music
Performing arts
Religious
Science
Service learning
Social justice
Technology
Visual arts
Writing
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Robotics / Zero Period Math
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Classical
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Teacher-run
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) STEP/MAP / Advanced Learner's Program
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Extended / longer school day
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

Support

14
Facilities
including: Learning lab
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Remediation
Mentoring
Differentiated learning programs
Counseling
Acceleration
Extra learning resources (misc.) STEP/MAP Program
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
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Significant developmental delay
Specific learning disabilities
Facilities Kitchen
Computer lab
Internet access
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Cafeteria
Auditorium
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Learning lab
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Asian or Pacific Islander 57% 11%
White 22% 26%
Hispanic 11% 52%
Two or more races 9% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Black 0% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

8
Girls Sports
including: Flag football
9
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
17
Clubs
including: Book / reading club
Girls sports Volleyball
Track
Softball
Soccer
Flag football
Cheerleading
Basketball
Badminton
Boys sports Badminton
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Flag football
Football
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Art club
Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Boy Scouts
Chess club
Community service
Dance club
DECA
Drama club
Drill team
Foreign language and culture club
Habitat for Humanity
Homework help / Study buddy club
Recycling club
Robotics club
Student council / government
Yearbook
Clubs - language Spanish
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 6:30 AM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Lead an Annual Fiesta and Jog-a-Thon
Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Join PTO / PTA
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
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 Montessori Academy
  Bonnie Academy
  Incarnation Pre-School
Students typically continue on to these schools Loyola High School, Los Angeles
  St. Francis HS, La Canada
  Immaculate Heart High School

Awards

Community service award CJSF
Year received 2012
Community service award CJSF
Year received 2013
Academic award Blue Ribbon School Eligibility
Year received 2012
Academic award Academic Junior High Decathlon
Year received 2013
Academic award Top Super Quiz in LA Sports Arena
Year received 2013

Teachers

18
Staff
including: Music teacher
Staff Tutor
School social worker / counselor
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Robotics / Technology specialist
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Reading specialist
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Music teacher
Math specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Gifted Specialist
Dance teacher
Computer specialist
Art teacher
Assistant principal
World languages spoken by staff Tagalog
Spanish
Italian
Arabic
American Sign Language (ASL)

Neighborhood

Transportation options Accessible via public transportation
Transportation options (misc.) Share a ride with families
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Archdiocese of Los Angeles
Partner website Www.la-archdiocese.org
Partner Glendale Unified School District
Partner website Www.gusd.net
Partner Habitat for Humanity
Partner website Www.habitat.org
Partner Glendale Chamber of Commerce
Partner website Www.glendalechamber.com
Partner California Special Education Local Plan Areas
Partner website Http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/as/caselpas.asp

Enrollment

Learn more Http://hfgsglendale.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Application-2014-2015.pdf
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $5000
Tuition range (high) $14000
For the year 2014-2015
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type (misc.) CEF, Catholic Education Foundation
# of applications received 315
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 280
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012