Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing

Classes

0
Visual Arts
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
0
Languages
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts None
World languages taught None

Support

8
Facilities
including: Gym
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Playground
Extra learning resources Remediation
Tutoring
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 53% 56%
Hispanic 32% 32%
Black 6% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 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
Female 57% 49%
Male 43% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 41% 41%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
1
Boys Sports
including: Track
Girls sports Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Track
Boys sports (misc.) Taekwondo
Girls sports (misc.) Taekwondo
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 6:00 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Students typically continue on to these schools James Irwin Charter Middle School

Awards

Academic award Governor's Distinguished Award
Year received 2010
Academic award Governor's Distinguished Award
Year received 2011
Academic award Governor's Distinguished Award
Year received 2012

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Assistant principal
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options (misc.) Parent Provided
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes

Enrollment

Learn more Www.jamesirwin.org
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines

Sources

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