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Programs

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Photography
0
Music
1
Languages
including: Latin
Music None
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Video and film production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
World languages taught Latin
Academic themes / Areas of focus Special Education
Technology
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Executive Function
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Gifted / High performing
Internships
Project-based
Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered No

Support

4
Facilities
including: Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
Extra learning resources (misc.) College coursework w/credit
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Other
Specific learning disabilities
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Vocational or skills-based training None
Facilities Sports Fields
Audiovisual aids
College / career center
Internet access

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 90% 26%
Two or more races 5% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 2% 1%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2% 11%
Black 2% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hispanic 0% 52%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Cross country
2
Boys Sports
including: Track
10
Clubs
including: Anime club
Girls sports Cross country
Track
Boys sports Cross country
Track
Clubs (misc.) JCL
Clubs Anime club
Art club
Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Chess club
Community service
Game club
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Math club
Student council / government
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Dress code None
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Public school
  Home school

Teachers

7
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Math specialist
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Passes / tokens provided for public transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Tice Valley Gym

Enrollment

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Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $30000
Tuition range (high) $35000
For the year 2013-2014
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
# of applications received 35
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 15
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012