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Hours 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Transportation options None
Summer program Yes

Programs

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
2
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Multi-aged classrooms
Project-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Teacher-run
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered No

Support

10
Facilities
including: Outdoor learning lab
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Playground

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 49% 26%
Two or more races 21% 3%
Hispanic 14% 52%
Asian or Pacific Islander 11% 11%
Black 5% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Cross country
3
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
3
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Clubs (misc.) POCIS
  Eco-Team
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Soccer
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Soccer
Clubs Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Student council / government
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:15 AM
After school program offered Yes
Summer program offered Yes

After school program

Program name After School Care
About the program After School Care is available to all students. Structured homework time, free play, as well as classes such as art and yoga are offered.
Types of activities "Arts (visual, literary, dance, theater, and/or music)"
Academic (homework help and/or standards-based programs)
Operated by Ariel Leighton
Days offered Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Start time 3:00 PM
End time 6:00 PM
Is enrollment limited to students who attend the school? Yes
What grades can participate? K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Is there a fee for the program? Yes
Is financial aid available? Yes
How can parents find out more about fees? Visit website
Website Www.synergyschool.org

Summer program

Program name Synergy Summer
About the program Two four-week sessions offering enriching, fun, safe classes and trips around the city.
Operated by Ariel Leighton
Days offered Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Is enrollment limited to students who attend the school? No
What grades can participate? K
1
2
3
4
5
Is there a fee for the program? Yes
Is financial aid available? Yes
How can parents find out more about fees? Website
Before / after care offered After
Website Www.synergyschool.org
Phone number 415-567-6177

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 Independent/Parochial
  Public
  Charter

Teachers

11
Staff
including: Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Staff Art teacher
Computer specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner The SMART Program
Partner website Http://www.thesmartprogram.org/
Partner The BASIC Fund
Partner website Http://basicfund.org/index.html

Enrollment

Learn more Http://synergyschool.org/admissions
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 01/10/2014
Tuition range (low) $16000
Tuition range (high) $17000
For the year 2013-2014
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012