Details overview

Hours 8:45 AM - 3:15 PM
School leader Jim Eagen
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Schedule Block scheduling
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
Multi-aged classrooms
Project-based
Standards-based

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Media arts Technical design and production
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught (misc.) After-school Mandarin & Spanish

Support

13
Facilities
including: Kitchen
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Playground
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Tutoring
Level of special education programming None
Level of ESL/ELL programming None

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 70% 26%
Asian or Pacific Islander 19% 11%
Two or more races 9% 3%
Black 2% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hispanic 0% 52%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 8:15 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically come from these schools Bing Nursery School
  Montessori

Awards

Academic award Tech Museum of Innovation Eggstravaganza
Year received 2013

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Math specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner 6 Seconds EQ Network
Partner website Www.6seconds.org
Partner Jump Associates
  Rieke's Center
  Hi-Five Sports
  Sports House

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.synapseschool.org/admissions-overview.html
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 01/15/2014
Tuition range (low) $20000
Tuition range (high) $25000
For the year 2013-2014
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012