Details overview

Hours 7:50 AM - 2:50 PM
School leader Dan Gayaldo
District Placer Union High
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Schedule Block scheduling

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
Direct instruction
Outdoor / Farm-based

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
3
Music
including: Theory
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Theory
Choir / Chorus
Band
Performing & written arts Drama
Dance
Career and Tech programs Agriculture
Culinary
Welding certification
Media arts Video and film production
Graphics
Visual arts Sculpture
Photography
Painting
Drawing / Sketching
Ceramics
World languages taught Spanish
American Sign Language (ASL)

Support

21
Facilities
including: Art room
Facilities Swimming pool
Science lab
Performance stage
Outdoor learning lab
Music room
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Library
Learning lab
Internet access
Kitchen
Industrial shop
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
College / career center
Computer lab
Cafeteria
Auditorium
Audiovisual aids
Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
College preparation resources College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Deafness
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 Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
White 76%
Hispanic 11%
Two or more races 8%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1%
Asian 1%
Black 0%
Filipino 0%
Pacific Islander 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 1%
Female 48%
N/A 52%
Male 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 16%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

12
Girls Sports
including: Track
13
Boys Sports
including: Tennis
20
Clubs
including: Television / Radio News
Girls sports Wrestling
Water polo
Volleyball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Diving
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Boys sports Water polo
Wrestling
Volleyball
Track
Tennis
Swimming
Soccer
Golf
Football
Diving
Cross country
Basketball
Baseball
Clubs Yearbook
Woodshop
Television / Radio News
Science club
Student council / government
National Honor Society (NHS)
Mock trial competition club
Marching band
Math club
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Game club
Foreign language and culture club
Flag girls
Drum line
Drill team
Dance club
Drama club
Cooking club
Art club
Chess club
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Organize fundraising events
Monitor the playground
Join PTO / PTA
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Students typically come from these schools K - 8

Awards

Academic award California Distinguished School

Teachers

21
Staff
including: School counselor
Staff Tutor(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
School counselor
Security personnel
School psychologist
Robotics / Technology specialist
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Music teacher
Librarian / media specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Dance teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Art teacher
Assistant principal
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
American Sign Language (ASL)

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans shared with other schools
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Sources

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