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Hours 7:45 AM - 3:30 AM
School leader Martha H. Kasper
District Colorado Springs School District 11
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Vocal lessons / coaching
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Humanities
Science
Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used Classical
Gifted / High performing
Individually guided instruction
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Extended / longer school day
Early childhood program offered No

Support

7
Facilities
including: Kitchen
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Facilities Art room
Computer lab
Kitchen
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 45% 32%
White 28% 56%
Black 18% 5%
Two or more races 8% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 73% 41%
Female 45% 49%
Male 55% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
3
Boys Sports
including: Track
5
Clubs
including: Homework help / Study buddy club
Girls sports Basketball
Soccer
Track
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Track
Clubs Art club
Homework help / Study buddy club
Robotics club
Science club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Monitor the playground
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Teachers

8
Staff
including: Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Staff Art teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Music teacher
PE instructor
Robotics / Technology specialist
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Space Foundation
Partner website Www.SpaceFoundation.org

Enrollment

Learn more Www.staracademycolorado.org
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 10/01/2012

Sources

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