Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 51% 26%
Black 29% 6%
Hispanic 12% 52%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 8% 11%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: See notes

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Programs

Classes

Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Multiculturalism / Global
Service learning
Special Education
Social justice
Visual arts
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Social/Emotional Development
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Hybrid / Blended learning
Multi-aged classrooms
Project-based
Reggio Emilia
Standards-based
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Constructivist
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age Infant

Support

Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Swimming pool

Extracurriculars

Girls sports Basketball
Flag football
Kickball
Lacrosse
Swimming
Ultimate
Boys sports Basketball
Flag football
Kickball
Lacrosse
Swimming
Ultimate Frisbee
Clubs None
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 5:45 PM
After school program offered Yes
Summer program offered Yes

After school program

Program name School Age Care (SAC)
Types of activities "Arts (visual, literary, dance, theater, and/or music)"
Athletics
Operated by Gyasi Coles
Days offered Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Start time 2:00 PM
End time 5:45 PM
Is enrollment limited to students who attend the school? Yes
What grades can participate? K
1
2
3
4
5
Is there a fee for the program? Yes
Is financial aid available? Yes
How can parents find out more about fees? Visit website
Website Http://www.mills.edu/childrensschool/
Phone number 510-430-2118

Summer program

Program name Hot Fun in the Summertime
Types of activities Arts
Athletic
Science Nature
Technology
Other
Types of activities (misc.) Cooking, circus arts, Legos
Operated by Debra Brown
Dates offered (start) 06/17/2013
Dates offered (end) 07/26/2013
Days offered Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Start time 8:30 AM
End time 3:00 PM
Is enrollment limited to students who attend the school? No
What grades can participate? K
1
2
3
4
5
Is there a fee for the program? Yes
Is financial aid available? Yes
How can parents find out more about fees? Website
Before / after care offered After
After care ends 5:30 PM
Website Http://www.mills.edu/campus_life/childrens_school/summer_camp.php
Phone number 510-430-2118

Culture

Dress code None
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
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools St. Paul's
  Head Royce
  Black Pine Circle

Teachers

Staff Art teacher
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None

Enrollment

Apply Now - Learn more Http://www.mills.edu/campus_life/childrens_school/apply.php
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Application deadline 01/17/2014
Tuition range (low) $8000
Tuition range (high) $18000
For the year 2013-2014
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Tax credits
# of applications received 300
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 40
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012