Details overview

Hours 9:10 - 3:35
School leader Amanda Hammond-Williams
District San Diego Unified School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Outdoor / Farm-based

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Painting
0
Music
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music None
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish

Support

11
Facilities
including: Garden / Greenhouse
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Library
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Remediation
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
Hispanic 40%
White 34%
Black 14%
Two or more races 7%
Asian 2%
Pacific Islander 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 24%
Female 48%
N/A 52%
Male 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 56%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
5
Boys Sports
including: Golf
5
Clubs
including: Girls on the Run
Girls sports Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Track
Ultimate
Girls sports (misc.) Gaelic Football
Boys sports Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Track
Ultimate Frisbee
Boys sports (misc.) Gaelic Football
Clubs Cub Scouts
Gardening
Girl Scouts
Girls on the Run
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
Clubs (misc.) Running Club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 6:30 AM
After school end time 6:30 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Roosevelt IB World Middle School
  SanDiego School of International Studies
  Preuss

Awards

Academic award CA Distinguished School
Year received 2011

Teachers

11
Staff
including: Special education coordinator
Staff Art teacher
Dance teacher
Gardening teacher
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
Spanish
Vietnamese
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Farsi

Neighborhood

Transportation options Accessible via public transportation
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Friends of Alice Birney Foundation
Partner website Http://friendsofalicebirney.org/

Sources

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