Details overview

Hours 8:45 AM - 3:35 PM
School leader Marla Clayton Johnson
District Sacramento City Unified School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Mathematics
Medical
Science
Service learning
Special Education
Career and Tech (vocational)
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Internships
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

0
Visual Arts
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts Technical design and production
Visual arts None
World languages taught Spanish

Support

11
Facilities
including: Garden / Greenhouse
College preparation resources (misc.) Dual Enrollment Program
Facilities Sports Fields
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Performance stage
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
Hispanic 48%
Black 20%
White 14%
Asian 11%
Two or more races 4%
Pacific Islander 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 13%
Female 68%
Male 32%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 87%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Track
7
Boys Sports
including: Baseball
13
Clubs
including: Gardening
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Softball
Track
Volleyball
Girls sports (misc.) Can play at West Campus
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Flag football
Football
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports (misc.) Can play at West Campus
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Community service
Dance club
Drama club
Foreign language and culture club
Game club
Gardening
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Recycling club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) MESA
  HOSA
Clubs - language Latino and Russian
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:45 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Students typically come from these schools Sutter Middle School
  Sam Brannan Middle School
  Fern Bacon Middle School
Students typically continue on to these schools UC System
  CSU System
  Community Colleges

Awards

Community service award NAF Certification
Year received 2014
Community service award Linked Learning Certification
Year received 2013
Academic award James Irvine Foundation Model School
Year received 2006
Academic award Top rated Multiple Pathways School
Year received 2013
Academic award HOSA National Competitors
Year received 2014

Teachers

13
Staff
including: Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Staff Assistant principal
College counselor
Gardening teacher
Coach(es)
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Japanese
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Accessible via public transportation
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner UC Davis Health System
  Sacramento City Allied Health Program
  Kaiser Permanente
  Linked Learning Alliance
  Senator Steinberg's Office

Enrollment

Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 75
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 75
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

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