Details overview

Hours 8:20 a.m - 3:22 p.m.
School leader Peter Lambert
District Sacramento City Unified School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Mathematics
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
Advanced placement (AP) courses

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Photography
4
Music
including: Band
5
Languages
including: French
Music Orchestra
Band
Jazz band
Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Drama
Dance
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Photography
Painting
Ceramics
World languages taught French
German
Latin
Spanish
Japanese
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish

Support

11
Facilities
including: Music room
Facilities Cafeteria
Library
Sports Fields
Auditorium
College / career center
Gym
Internet access
Music room
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Computer lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Deafness
Speech and language impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Visual impairment, including blindness
Multiple disabilities
Other health impairment
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
Hispanic 37%
White 25%
Asian 19%
Black 10%
Two or more races 5%
Pacific Islander 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 12%
Female 49%
Male 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 62%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

13
Girls Sports
including: Softball
15
Boys Sports
including: Volleyball
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Water polo
Flag football
Wrestling
Boys sports Basketball
Baseball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Football
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Water polo
Wrestling
Diving
Rugby
Extended care / Extended programs After

Culture

Parent involvement Parent Booster groups support athletics, instrumental music and the performing arts; Other parent groups include HISP Council, PTSA, Grad Night Committee, ELAC, Parents on Campus and the Safety Committee. Parents serve as elected representatives for Shared Decision Making Committee, School Site Council, and English Language Advisory Committee.
Join PTO / PTA
Students typically come from these schools California Middle School
  Sutter Middle School
Students typically continue on to these schools University of California schools
  Sacramento City College

Awards

Academic award California Distinguished School
Year received 2005
Academic award Pathfinder Model High School
Year received 2007

Teachers

11
Staff
including: Music teacher
Staff Librarian / media specialist
School psychologist
Art teacher
College counselor
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Security personnel
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Assistant principal
Music teacher
PE instructor
Dance teacher

Neighborhood

Transportation options Accessible via public transportation
Buses / vans provided for students

Sources

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