Details overview

Hours 8:20 AM - 3:15 PM
School leader Fernando Aguilar
District San Francisco Unified School District
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Instructional / curriculum models used Project-based

Classes

8
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
3
Music
including: Rock band
0
Languages
Music Band
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Rock band
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught None

Support

12
Facilities
including: Cafeteria
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Cafeteria
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Computer lab
Library
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
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 Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Students by group

  This school
English learners 5%
Female 49%
N/A 51%
Male 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 23%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Track
5
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
4
Clubs
including: Game club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Soccer
Track
Clubs Chess club
Game club
Robotics club
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) Rock Band
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM
After school program offered Yes

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
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 Gateway HS
  SOTA
  Lowell

Teachers

14
Staff
including: School psychologist
Staff Art teacher
Dance teacher
Coach(es)
Math specialist
Music teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Librarian / media specialist
Assistant principal
PE instructor
World languages spoken by staff Japanese
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner National Equity Project
Partner website Www.bayces.org
Partner Center for Elders and Youth in the Arts
Partner website Www.ceya.ioaging.or
Partner USCF Science & Health Education Partnership
Partner website Biochemistry.ucsf.edu/programs/sep
Partner San Francisco Symphony
Partner website Www.sfsymphony.org
Partner Green Schools Initiative
Partner website Www.greenschools.net

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.creativeartscharter.org/enrollment/how-to-apply
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 01/31/2014

Sources

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