Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 37% 56%
Hispanic 28% 32%
Black 25% 5%
Two or more races 5% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 2% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 57% 41%
Female 55% 49%
Male 45% 51%
Source: See notes

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Programs

Classes

Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) On line and college courses
Academic themes / Areas of focus Engineering
Mathematics
Music
Science
Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
Classical
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Hybrid / Blended learning
Project-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages Spanish
Special schedule Extended / longer school day
Part-time study
Early childhood program offered No

Support

Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Remediation
Tutoring
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 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
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Vocational or skills-based training (misc.) We offer college classes
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Computer lab
College / career center
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Parent center
Playground

Extracurriculars

Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Track
Clubs Anime club
Art club
Chess club
Cooking club
Drama club
Game club
JROTC
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 5:30 PM

Awards

Academic award Governor's Award for Excellence
Year received 2011

Culture

Dress code Dress code
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
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Charter schools
  Public schools

Teachers

Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Boys and Girls Club
  The YMCA
  Hillside Community Center
  Urban League
  United State Olympics Committee

Enrollment

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Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 200
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 100
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

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