Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:25 PM
School leader Lucinda Pueblos
District Santa Ana Unified School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Extended / longer school day

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Business
Engineering
Mathematics
Performing arts
Science
Technology
Career and Tech (vocational)
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Honors track
Internships
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Individually guided instruction
Gifted / High performing
Advanced placement (AP) courses

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Design
8
Music
including: Theory
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Career and Tech programs Business management
Computer programming
Industrial / Graphic Design
IT support
Welding certification
Engineering
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Architecture
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
World languages taught French
Spanish

Support

14
Facilities
including: Science lab
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
College / career center
Gym
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Music room
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Science lab
Computer lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Online Classes
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
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 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
Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
Hispanic 97%
Asian 2%
White 0%
Black 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 41%
Female 51%
Male 49%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 92%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

9
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
11
Boys Sports
including: Football
20
Clubs
including: Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Wrestling
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Football
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Wrestling
Clubs Anime club
Book / reading club
Cooking club
Dance club
Drama club
Drum line
Flag girls
Foreign language and culture club
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Homework help / Study buddy club
Marching band
Martial arts (judo, tae kwon do, karate, etc)
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Science club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Television / Radio News
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) Rotary
  Girls Inc
Clubs - dance Polynesian
Clubs - language French
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 5:30 AM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Students typically come from these schools Lathrop Intermediate
  Villa Fundamental Intermediate
  Sierra Preparatory Intermediate

Awards

Community service award Peer Assistance Leadership
Year received 2012
Community service award Peer Assistance Leadership
Year received 2011
Academic award Innovative School Program Award - STEM
Year received 2012
Academic award School Safety Advocacy National Anti Bullying Award
Year received 2013

Teachers

22
Staff
including: PE instructor
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
Assistant principal
Music teacher
PE instructor
Dance teacher
World languages spoken by staff Cantonese
French
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students
Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Ingram Micro Corporation
Partner website Www.ingrammicro.com
Partner National Academy Foundation
Partner website Www.naf.org
Partner Santa Ana College
Partner website Www.sac.edu
Partner University of California, Irvine
Partner website Www.uci.edu
Partner THINK Together
Partner website Www.Thinktogether.org

Sources

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