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Hours 8:30 AM - 3:15 AM
School leader Mr. Philippe Dietz
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Painting
2
Music
including: Theory
2
Languages
including: Chinese - Mandarin
Music Choir / Chorus
Theory
Performing & written arts None
Media arts Computer animation
Visual arts Painting
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Special education emphasis
Instructional / curriculum models used Project-based
Standards-based
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Bilingual Immersion, French Ministry of
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages Mandarin
French
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

7
Facilities
including: Library
Level of ESL/ELL programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Specific learning disabilities
Facilities Art room
Computer lab
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Playground
Science lab

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 66% 26%
Asian or Pacific Islander 25% 11%
Two or more races 5% 3%
Hispanic 2% 52%
Black 1% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
2
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
8
Clubs
including: Chess club
Girls sports Basketball
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Girls sports (misc.) Footsal
Boys sports Basketball
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Boys sports (misc.) Footsal
Clubs Arts and crafts
Chess club
Cooking club
Girl Scouts
Girls on the Run
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:30 AM
After school end time 6:00 AM

Culture

Dress code None
Parent involvement Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Various Preschool and Daycares
Students typically continue on to these schools Various private and public high school

Teachers

12
Staff
including: ELL / ESL Coordinator
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Security personnel
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Cantonese
Mandarin
French
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner California Association of Independent Schools
Partner website Www.caisca.org
Partner Western Association of Schools and Colleges
Partner website Www.acswasc.org
Partner Ministère de l'Education Nationale
Partner website Www.education.gouv.fr
Partner Independent Schools of the San Francisco Bay Area
Partner website Www.issfba.org
Partner National Association of Independent Schools
Partner website Www.nais.org

Enrollment

Learn more Www.istp.org/admissions
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Tuition range (low) $25000
Tuition range (high) $25000
For the year 2015-2016
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012