Details overview

School leader Matthew Fallon
District San Diego Unified School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Gifted / High performing

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
3
Music
including: Orchestra
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Orchestra
Choir / Chorus
Band
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Spanish

Support

13
Facilities
including: Parent involvement center
Facilities Parent involvement center
Music room
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Library
Internet access
Industrial shop
Gym
Garden / Greenhouse
Computer lab
Sports Fields
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Differentiated learning programs
Counseling
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

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Students

Students by group

  This school
English learners 12%
Female 49%
Male 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 54%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

Girls sports (misc.) Swim Club, Bowling Team,
Boys sports (misc.) Swim Club, Bowling Team,
Extended care / Extended programs After
Before

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Students typically come from these schools Hage Elementary
  Walker Elementary
  Ericson Elementary
Students typically continue on to these schools Mira Mesa High School
  Scripps Ranch High School
  Cathedral Catholic High School

Teachers

14
Staff
including: Music teacher
Staff Tutor(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Speech therapist(s)
School counselor
School psychologist
Nurse
Librarian / media specialist
Coach(es)
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Art teacher
Assistant principal
Music teacher
PE instructor
Special education coordinator
World languages spoken by staff German
Spanish
Tagalog

Neighborhood

Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students
Accessible via public transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes

Sources

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