Details overview

School leader Althea Ford
District Los Angeles Unified School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Photography
5
Music
including: Theory
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Orchestra
Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Architecture
Drawing / Sketching
Photography
World languages taught Spanish

Support

16
Facilities
including: Garden / Greenhouse
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Learning lab
Outdoor learning lab
Parent involvement center
Playground
Science lab
Computer lab
Library
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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 Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
Hispanic 58%
White 34%
Black 4%
Asian 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1%
Pacific Islander 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 24%
Female 48%
Male 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 60%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

13
Boys Sports
including: Tennis
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Crew / Rowing
Cross country
Cycling
Golf
Lacrosse
Sailing
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Art teacher
Assistant principal
College counselor
Computer specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Robotics / Technology specialist
Speech therapist(s)
Coach(es)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students

Sources

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