Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 2:45 PM
School leader Trisha Lancaster
District San Bernardino City Unified School District
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Service learning
Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Hybrid / Blended learning
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
2
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught (misc.) Spanish: Middle School enrichment class

Support

10
Facilities
including: Internet access
Facilities Sports Fields
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
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%
White 25%
Black 16%
Two or more races 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2%
Pacific Islander 1%
Asian 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 8%
Female 50%
N/A 50%
Male 50%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 73%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
5
Boys Sports
including: Flag football
7
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Flag football
Soccer
Softball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Flag football
Soccer
Clubs Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Dance club
Gardening
Homework help / Study buddy club
Student council / government
Yearbook
Clubs - dance Mixed
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 5:30 PM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Join parent committees
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools San Bernardino City Unified School District high schools
  Local charter schools
  Online programs

Awards

Academic award 4th place in the Governor's Physical Fitness Challenge
Year received 2011

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Special education coordinator
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Transportation options (misc.) Possible attendance interventi
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner California State University San Bernardino
  Loma Linda University
  Sturges Theater

Enrollment

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Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 78
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 465
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

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