Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 03:50 PM
School leader Ms. Carolyn Jennings
District Oakland Unified School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Block scheduling
Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
Magnet
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Science
Writing

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
10
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
3
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Bell / handbell choir
Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Opera
Orchestra
Rock band
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught French
Latin
Spanish

Support

6
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Auditorium
Cafeteria
Gym
Library
Playground
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Gifted and talented programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Special education program details COVA offers Resource program support as well as Speech and Language and school Psychologist support.
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
Special education resource room
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Hearing impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
English Language Learner programs Integrated group classrooms

Dig deeper


Students

Student diversity

  This school
Black 56%
Hispanic 15%
White 12%
Two or more races 8%
Asian 5%
Filipino 2%
Pacific Islander 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
Female 61%
Male 39%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 65%
English Language Learners 1%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Clubs Dance club
Drama club
Drum line
Student council / government
Yearbook
Yoga club
Extended care / Extended programs After
Before school start time 03:50 PM
After school end time 06:00 AM

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
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Conservatory Of Vocal/Instrumental Arts High
  Skyline High School
  Bishop O Dowd High School
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying COVA students are very diverse and spend time daily performing together. Students realize that in order to perform at the highest levels it requires all students to be able to work together and demonstrate respect for others. When there is a disagreement it is handled quickly to a successful resolution.

Teachers

6
Staff
including: Educational diagnostician
Staff Educational diagnostician
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Accessible via public transportation

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Complete online application. Once the application is received, parents are contacted for an orientation/interview. Enrollment papers are provided. Once the enrollment papers are completed, the student is enrolled.
Learn more Http://www.covaconservatory.org/apps/forms2/?f=2803
Ways to enroll/attend this school Apply to the school
Application requirements Application
Interview
Application submission begins 11/01/2015
Application deadline 12/01/2015

Sources

Student diversity CA Dept. of Education, 2014-2015
Students by group CA Dept. of Education, 2014-2015