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Programs

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Painting
4
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
0
Languages
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Orchestra
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Creative writing
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
World languages taught None
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Environmental
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Social justice
Technology
Visual arts
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
Hybrid / Blended learning
Individually guided instruction
Multi-aged classrooms
Project-based
Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No

Support

13
Facilities
including: Internet access
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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 Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Facilities Sports Fields
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Outdoor learning lab
Parent center
Performance stage
Playground

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
Hispanic 63%
Asian 28%
Black 4%
White 2%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 51%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 85%
Female 49%
Male 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

8
Girls Sports
including: Softball
8
Boys Sports
including: Football
8
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Badminton
Basketball
Cheerleading
Flag football
Soccer
Softball
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Badminton
Basketball
Cheerleading
Flag football
Football
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports (misc.) Softball
Clubs Art club
Arts and crafts
Drill team
Gardening
Recycling club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Morning Valet Drop Off and Yard Supervis
Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
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 continue on to these schools John Burroughs Middle SAS
  Fairfax High School
  Los Angeles High

Awards

Academic award API 800 Honor Roll
Year received 2012
Academic award API 800 Honor Roll
Year received 2011
Academic award API 800 Honor Roll
Year received 2010

Teachers

18
Staff
including: Gifted Specialist
Staff Art teacher
Assistant principal
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
Nurse
PE instructor
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Cantonese
Korean
Tagalog
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner KYCC (Korean Youth Community Center
  Wilshire Park Home Owner's Association
  Greater Wilshire Neighborhood Council

Enrollment

Learn more Http://rockets-lausd-ca.schoolloop.com
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

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