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School leader Jennifer Tyson
District Cupertino Union
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
1
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
0
Languages
Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts None
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
World languages taught None
Academic themes / Areas of focus Engineering
Mathematics
Science
Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Project-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

12
Facilities
including: Performance stage
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
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
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Other
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Visual impairments
Significant developmental delay
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
Asian 59%
Hispanic 21%
White 15%
Black 2%
Two or more races 2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 49%
Female 46%
Male 54%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 22%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
2
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
7
Clubs
including: Gardening
Girls sports Basketball
Soccer
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Girls sports (misc.) Girls On The Run
Clubs Chess club
Gardening
Girls on the Run
Homework help / Study buddy club
Math club
Student council / government
Technology club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After

Culture

Dress code None
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 Hyde Middle School
  Lynbrook High School

Awards

Academic award California Distinguished School

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Art teacher
Gardening teacher
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Accessible via public transportation
Transportation provided for special education students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner DeVargas Home and School Club
Partner website Https://www.facebook.com/DeVargasHomeandSchoolClub
Partner Edventure More
Partner website Http://edventuremore.org/
Partner Cupertino Parks and Recreation
Partner website Http://www.cupertino.org/index.aspx?page=755

Enrollment

Learn more Www.cusdk8.org/devargas
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

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