Don't judge a book by its cover. This school is awesome! students and staff work together to bring out the best in one another. High academic standards are taught. Intervention programs are offered during and after school for those who are struggling. Capable students are challenged in all subjects, especially math and reading. This school has an empahsis on the whole child. The arts -- performing and visual -- are encouraged and funded. Classroom music and a school band are both taught by credentialed teachers. Ceramics and other art forms are taught by skilled artists. Positive behavior is rewarded throughout the day. Monthly events for good behavior students are held. Students are taught to respect everyone and everything. Volunteers are encouraged to help on the campus in various ways. The parent-teacher club is small but very enthusiastic and supportive. Wonderful things come in small packages!