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Programs

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
3
Music
including: Chamber music
2
Languages
including: Chinese - Mandarin
Music Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Poetry
Creative writing
Media arts Graphics
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) Afterschool Mandarin and Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Mathematics
Music
Science
Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Project-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Active Learning Design
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

5
Facilities
including: Music room
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Facilities Sports Fields
Internet access
Music room
Science lab
Computer lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
White 68%
Hispanic 20%
Two or more races 4%
Black 3%
Asian 3%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 3%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 23%
Female 45%
Male 55%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Flag football
7
Boys Sports
including: Cheerleading
Girls sports Basketball
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Soccer
Volleyball
Cheerleading
Flag football
Softball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Flag football
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Soccer
Volleyball
Cheerleading
Extended care / Extended programs None
After

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Dress code
Parent involvement Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools High Tech Charter High
  Coleman Tech Charter High School
  Private High Schools

Teachers

8
Staff
including: Robotics / Technology specialist
Staff Music teacher
PE instructor
Robotics / Technology specialist
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Instructional aide / coach
World languages spoken by staff Japanese
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Accessible via public transportation
Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://oldtownacademy.org/enrollment-inscripcion/
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
# of applications received 240
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 34
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

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