Details overview

Hours 8:15 AM - 2:45 PM
School leader Anne Brown
District Palo Alto Unified
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None
Dress code
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
World languages
Multiculturalism / Global
Performing arts
Science
Special Education
Technology

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Printmaking
4
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Orchestra
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Choir / Chorus
Band
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish

Support

14
Facilities
including: Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Facilities Music room
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Learning lab
Internet access
Garden / Greenhouse
College / career center
Computer lab
Audiovisual aids
Art room
Sports Fields
Access to farm or natural area
Performance stage
Playground
Library
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Differentiated learning programs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Deafness
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Visual impairment, including blindness
Developmental delay

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
White 37%
Hispanic 29%
Asian 23%
Two or more races 6%
Black 3%
Filipino 1%
Pacific Islander 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
Female 49%
Male 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 27%
English Language Learners 39%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
6
Boys Sports
including: Kickball
9
Clubs
including: Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Girls sports Basketball
Flag football
Kickball
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Flag football
Kickball
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Recycling club
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Gardening
Dance club
Chess club
Arts and crafts
Robotics club
Student council / government
Technology club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
Before school start time 7:30 AM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
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
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Terman Middle School
  Gunn High School

Teachers

21
Staff
including: ELL / ESL Coordinator
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Coach(es)
Math specialist
Music teacher
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
Librarian / media specialist
PE instructor
Special education coordinator
World languages spoken by staff Tagalog
Spanish
Italian
Mandarin
American Sign Language (ASL)

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans shared with other schools
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Acknowledge Alliance
  YMCA
  Barron Park Association

Enrollment

Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone

Sources

Student diversity CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Students by group CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014