Details overview

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

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Technology
Special Education
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
Direct instruction
Internships

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
4
Music
including: Rock band
3
Languages
including: Japanese
Music Bell / handbell choir
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Rock band
Theory
Performing & written arts Drama
Poetry
Career and Tech programs Computer programming
Construction / Building
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

Support

16
Facilities
including: Garden / Greenhouse
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
Extra learning resources Remediation
Acceleration
Mentoring
Counseling
Career/college counseling
Differentiated learning programs
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 Specific learning disabilities
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

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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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

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

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes

Enrollment

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Tuition range (low) $8000
Tuition range (high) $20000
For the year 2012-2013
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012