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Hours 8:00 AM - 3:20 PM
School leader Eray Idil

Programs

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Photography
0
Music
2
Languages
including: French
Music None
Performing & written arts None
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Visual arts Painting
Photography
World languages taught French
Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) Turkish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Engineering
Foreign languages
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Performing arts
Science
Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Individually guided instruction
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

16
Facilities
including: College / career center
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Competitive clubs
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 Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Vocational or skills-based training Computer programming
Engineering
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 40% 32%
Black 30% 5%
White 23% 56%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 3%
Two or more races 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 63% 41%
Female 48% 49%
Male 52% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
4
Boys Sports
including: Volleyball
13
Clubs
including: Science club
Girls sports Basketball
Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Volleyball
Wrestling
Clubs (misc.) MESA
  FLL (Lego Robotics)
  FTC (High School Robotics)
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Boy Scouts
Community service
Debate
Drama club
Foreign language and culture club
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Science club
Technology club
Yearbook
Clubs - language Spanish, French, Turkish
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 6:30 AM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
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
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools District Schools
  Home School
  Private Schools

Awards

Academic award Governor's distinguishing growth Award
Year received 2010

Teachers

18
Staff
including: ELL / ESL Coordinator
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Arabic
French
Russian
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Turkish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Colorado League of Charter Schools

Enrollment

Learn more Www.lotusschool.org
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
# of applications received 1000
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 180
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012