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

Programs

Classes

8
Visual Arts
including: Design
3
Music
including: 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
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Instructional / curriculum models used Project-based
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Arts-integrated
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

12
Facilities
including: Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
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
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
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Cafeteria
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Computer lab
Library

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
White 31%
Hispanic 10%
Black 8%
Asian 3%
Two or more races 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

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

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
5
Boys Sports
including: Cheerleading
4
Clubs
including: Robotics club
Clubs (misc.) Rock Band
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
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM
After school program offered Yes

Culture

Dress code Dress code
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
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools Gateway HS
  SOTA
  Lowell

Teachers

14
Staff
including: Assistant principal
Staff Art teacher
Dance teacher
Instructional aide / coach
Math specialist
Music teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
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
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 01/31/2014

Sources

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