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Hours 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
School leader Elysa Vargas & Olivia Eagleson
District Los Angeles Unified School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

0
Visual Arts
0
Music
0
Languages
Music None
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught None
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Direct instruction
Project-based
Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Extended / longer school day
Early childhood program offered No

Support

7
Facilities
including: Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population
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
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Hearing impairments
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Other
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Visual impairments
Significant developmental delay
Facilities Sports Fields
Auditorium
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Performance stage

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
Hispanic 90%
Black 8%
Asian 1%
White 0%
Two or more races 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 30%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 96%
Female 46%
Male 54%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Wrestling
6
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
0
Clubs
Girls sports Basketball
Soccer
Volleyball
Wrestling
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Flag football
Soccer
Volleyball
Wrestling
Clubs None
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Monitor the playground
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Cienega Elementary
  Alta Loma Elementary
  Hillcrest Elementary
Students typically continue on to these schools Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy

Teachers

15
Staff
including: Speech and language therapist
Staff Assistant principal
College counselor
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Instructional aide / coach
Math specialist
PE instructor
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Korean
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Armenian

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Accessible via public transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Beat the Streets
Partner website Http://www.http://beatthestreets-la.org/
Partner Teach For America
Partner website Http://www.teachforamerica.org
Partner UCLA Anatomy Academy
Partner website Http://www.medstudent.ucla.edu/
Partner After School All Stars
Partner website Http://www.afterschoolallstars.org/

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.brightstarschools.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=70250&type=d&pREC_ID=118997
Application or enrollment process Yes
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