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Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Design
0
Music
6
Languages
including: Chinese - Mandarin
Music None
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
German
Japanese
Latin
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
Classical
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Hybrid / Blended learning
Honors track
Individually guided instruction
Internships
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Virtual school
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Concurrent Enrollment
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

10
Facilities
including: Art room
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Extra learning resources (misc.) Concurrent enrollment
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 Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
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
Vocational or skills-based training Auto mechanics
Cosmetology
Industrial / Graphic Design
Welding certification
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Computer lab
College / career center
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Parent center
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 77% 56%
Hispanic 13% 32%
Two or more races 6% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
Black 2% 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 5% 41%
Female 49% 49%
Male 51% 51%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
15
Clubs
including: Homework help / Study buddy club
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs (misc.) National Junior Honor Society
Clubs Anime club
Art club
Book / reading club
Community service
Drama club
Gardening
Homework help / Study buddy club
Literary magazine
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Sewing / knitting club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Yoga club
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Dress code None
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Homeschool
  Other Virtual School
  Brick & Mortar

Awards

Community service award Giving Goblet from Care and Share
Year received 2013
Community service award Pennies for Patients Gold Award
Year received 2014
Academic award Performance Status on SPF
Year received 2013

Teachers

16
Staff
including: School psychologist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Math specialist
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Pikes Peak Community College
  Care and Share

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
Application deadline 09/02/2013
# of applications received 245
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 150
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

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