Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
School leader Mathew Needleman
District Los Angeles Unified School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Engineering
Mathematics
Performing arts
Science
Technology

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Design
5
Music
including: Rock band
0
Languages
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Rock band
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Design
World languages taught None

Support

7
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities Auditorium
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Library
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Deafness

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
Hispanic 40%
White 29%
Asian 21%
Black 6%
Filipino 2%
Two or more races 1%
Pacific Islander 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
Female 47%
Male 53%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 52%
English Language Learners 16%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
1
Clubs
including: Technology club
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Technology club
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM
After school program offered Yes

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically continue on to these schools Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies
  Thomas Starr King

Awards

Academic award California Distinguished School
Year received 2013
Academic award Apple Distinguished School
Year received 2013

Teachers

9
Staff
including: Coach(es)
Staff Art teacher
Behavioral health specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans shared with other schools
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Inner City Arts
Partner website Http://www.inner-cityarts.org
Partner Enrich LA
Partner website Http://enrichla.org
Partner Melrose Business Improvement District
Partner website Http://www.melroseavela.com

Enrollment

Learn more Http://echoices.lausd.net
Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Application deadline 10/30/2015
# of applications received 400
For the year 2015-2016
# of students accepted 100
For the year 2015-2016

Sources

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