Details overview

Hours 07:30 AM - 03:30 PM
School leader Mrs. Janet Cherif
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Boarding and day school
Type of school College preparatory
Montessori
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning Our school incorporates the Montessori materials into the curriculum in preK-grade 5 allowing students to advance quickly and experience a great level of success. Additionally the Mortensen math program (grades K-7) allow students to work extensively with algebra and calculus. Our grades 6-12 are a very strong college preparatory program. All of our programs integrate the visual and performing arts into their daily schedule. We strive for every student to excel to the best of their ability.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Engineering
Environmental
Humanities
Mathematics
Medical
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Performing arts
Science
Technology
Visual arts
World languages
Writing

Classes

9
Visual Arts
including: Design
8
Music
including: Orchestra
19
AP Classes
including: Spanish Literature and Culture
4
Languages
including: German
Music Band
Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Career and Tech programs None
Media arts Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Architecture
Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
German
Latin
Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None
AP classes offered Art History
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chinese Language and Culture
English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition
Environmental Science
European History
Music Theory
Physics 1: Algebra-Based
Spanish Language and Culture
Spanish Literature and Culture
Statistics
Studio Art: 2-D Design
Studio Art: 3-D Design
Studio Art: Drawing
United States Government and Politics
United States History

Support

11
Facilities
including: Library
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Gifted and talented programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College/career counseling
College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Special education program details We do not offer special education programs. If a student has a special learning style, we will strive to work with the student and strive for success.
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Specific learning disabilities
English Language Learner program details ESL classes are offered. They consist of spelling, grammar, vocabulary, literature, reading comprehension and writing.
English Language Learner programs Self-contained ELL classrooms

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Extracurriculars

13
Girls Sports
including: Track
12
Boys Sports
including: Track
11
Clubs
including: It's Academic
Girls sports Badminton
Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Field hockey
Flag football
Gymnastics
Kickball
PE classes
Soccer
Softball
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Badminton
Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Field_hockey
Flag football
Kickball
PE classes
Soccer
Softball
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Arts and crafts
Chess club
Cooking club
Community service
Drama club
Gardening
Girl Scouts
It's Academic
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 06:30 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Parent involvement details Our communications are via email, website and mail. Additionally we offer bi-monthly coffees to engage our parents. Finally we offer monthly beautification work week-ends at the school.
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying As we are a very small school we are ever present in the school physical environment. We actually treat the student interaction as if they were our own personal family. It is more of an approach to instructing students the appropriate approach to problem solving.

Teachers

6
Staff
including: Coach(es)
Staff Assistant principal
Coach(es)
College counselor
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
French
German
Hebrew
Korean
Latin
Russian
Spanish
Staff details Our school is committed to nurturing the development of the young child/adult towards a mature young adult who is well-rounded (educated) and capable of entering the adult world of choices with direction and creativity.

Neighborhood

Transportation details We coordinate carpools.
Transportation options Accessible via public transportation

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details 1. Set up a tour. 2. Submit letters of recommendation and transcript (as needed). 3. Submit application form and registration fee. 4. Audition or portfolio for scholarship consideration. 5. Entrance exam for grades 4 - 8.
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Application requirements Application
Application fee
Entrance exam
Recommendations
Transcript
Application submission begins 01/01/2017
Application deadline 09/05/2017
Application fee amount $75
Application fee waivers available? No
Tuition range (low) $3000
Tuition range (high) $8800
For the year 2016-2017
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Vouchers accepted Yes