Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 2:25 PM
School leader LeighAnne Creary
District Los Angeles Unified School District
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Dress code
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Environmental
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Social justice
Technology
Visual arts
Writing

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
4
Music
including: Vocal lessons / coaching
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

Support

13
Facilities
including: Audiovisual aids
Facilities Sports Fields
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Outdoor learning lab
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Playground
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Remediation
Tutoring
Differentiated learning programs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
Hispanic 63%
Asian 25%
Black 5%
Filipino 3%
White 3%
Two or more races 2%
Pacific Islander 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
Female 48%
Male 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 77%
English Language Learners 49%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

8
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
8
Boys Sports
including: Badminton
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
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
After school program offered Yes

Culture

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
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: Coach(es)
Staff Art teacher
Assistant principal
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
Nurse
PE instructor
School psychologist
School counselor
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
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
Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

Student diversity CA Dept. of Education, 2014-2015
Students by group CA Dept. of Education, 2014-2015