Details overview

Hours 7:50 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Chaleese Norman
District Sbe - Barack Obama Charter
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Project-based
Standards-based

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

Support

8
Facilities
including: Garden / Greenhouse
Facilities Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Learning lab
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Parent involvement center
Playground
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Tutoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Speech and language impairments
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

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%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

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

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
4
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
5
Clubs
including: Step team
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Kickball
Volleyball
Girls sports (misc.) Step team
Boys sports Basketball
Kickball
Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports (misc.) Various
Clubs Gardening
Recycling club
Step team
Student council / government
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) Ladies of Obama
  Men of Obama
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:15 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

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

Teachers

9
Staff
including: Coach(es)
Staff Assistant principal
Coach(es)
PE instructor
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
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