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Hours 8:15 AM - 2:20 PM
School leader Dr. Stephen Parker
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Design
4
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
3
Languages
including: Japanese
Music Bell / handbell choir
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Rock band
Theory
Performing & written arts Drama
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Architecture
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
Japanese
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Technology
Special Education
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
Direct instruction
Internships
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered No

Support

16
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Extra learning resources Remediation
Acceleration
Mentoring
Counseling
Career/college counseling
Differentiated learning programs
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
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Specific learning disabilities
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Vocational or skills-based training Computer programming
Construction / Building
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 67% 26%
Asian or Pacific Islander 12% 11%
Hispanic 11% 52%
Black 8% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 3% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
1
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
Girls sports None
Boys sports Basketball
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 5:00 PM

Culture

Dress code Dress code
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
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes

Enrollment

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Application or enrollment process Yes
Tuition range (low) $8000
Tuition range (high) $20000
For the year 2012-2013
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012