Details overview

Hours 07:50 AM - 03:00 PM
School leader Chaleese Norman
District Sbe - Barack Obama Charter
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

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

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning Welcoming Environment Respect for all Integrity Student, Staff, & Family accountability and engagement High Expectations for performance and behavior
Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
0
Music
0
Languages
Music None
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught None
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

6
Facilities
including: Garden / Greenhouse
Facilities Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Parent involvement center
Playground
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Tutoring
Special education programs Self-contained classroom
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Speech and language impairments
English Language Learner programs Integrated group classrooms

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
Black 68%
Hispanic 30%
Two or more races 1%
White 1%
Filipino 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
Female 46%
Male 54%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 91%
English Language Learners 12%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
5
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
5
Clubs
including: Recycling club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Kickball
PE classes
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Kickball
PE classes
Soccer
Volleyball
Clubs Gardening
Recycling club
Step team
Student council / government
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:15 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM
After school program offered Yes

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Parent involvement details Monthly PTA meetings, parent volunteers in the classroom and facilities support, parents volunteer for field trips. The school has an active parent center that parents can access daily.
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying The school has a Dean of Culture who works with students that have behavioral issues, including bullying. The school also utilizes a Positive Behavior Support System which is outlined in the Parent-Student Handbook. All families and staff are encouraged to participate in this system.

Teachers

8
Staff
including: Special education coordinator
Staff Assistant principal
Coach(es)
Nurse
Reading specialist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner SELPA

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.barackobamacharter.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=69669&type=d&pREC_ID=115293
Ways to enroll/attend this school Apply to the school
Application requirements Application
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
# of applications received 378
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 370
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

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