Details overview

Hours 8:15 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Jeffery Moore
District San Diego Unified School District
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Extended / longer school day

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Performing arts
Science
Technology
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Standards-based

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
0
Music
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music None
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
World languages taught Spanish

Support

7
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Performance stage
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) Extended Learning Center
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
Hispanic 49%
Black 34%
White 6%
Two or more races 6%
Asian 3%
Pacific Islander 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 38%
Female 53%
Male 47%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 84%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
3
Boys Sports
including: Flag football
5
Clubs
including: Gardening
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Flag football
Soccer
Clubs Dance club
Gardening
Homework help / Study buddy club
Student council / government
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) ASB-Associated Student Body
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 6:30 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Parent Institute for Quality Education
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Clay Elementary
  Rolando Elementary
Students typically continue on to these schools Helix High School
  Patrick Henry

Teachers

18
Staff
including: Gifted Specialist
Staff Computer specialist
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
Vietnamese

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner La Mesa Rotary
Partner website Http://lamesasunriserotary.com/
Partner National Center for Urban School Transformation
Partner website Www.ncust.org
Partner Saranac-Mohawk Community
  San Diego Futures Foundation
Partner website Www.sdfutures.org

Enrollment

Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

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