Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 42% 26%
Black 32% 6%
Hispanic 19% 52%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 7% 11%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: See notes

Programs

Classes

Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Theory
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Tagalog
Academic themes / Areas of focus Music
Visual arts
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Dance
Instructional / curriculum models used Project-based
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Mastery; Developmental
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Year-round
Block scheduling
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Kitchen
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

Extracurriculars

Girls sports Basketball
Flag football
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Flag football
Volleyball
Clubs Dance club
Foreign language and culture club
Gardening
Homework help / Study buddy club
Math club
Yearbook
Clubs - language Spanish
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:30 AM

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Daycare/Preschool Centers
  Family Daycare/Preschool
  Public Schools
Students typically continue on to these schools Bishop O'Dowd High School
  Head-Royce School
  St. Joseph Notre Dame High School

Teachers

Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
Gardening teacher
Music teacher
PE instructor
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

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Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $16000
Tuition range (high) $20000
For the year 2012-2013
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
# of applications received 49
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 35
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012