Details overview

Hours 07:30 AM - 04:00 PM
School leader Mary Ann Mahoney
District Denver County 1 School District
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule AM and PM kindergarten
Block scheduling
Extended / longer school day
Homeroom/advisory
Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
Coed/Single-gender Mixto

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning We are a traditional school with rigorous academic instruction and offer one-to-one or small group for struggling or advanced learners. In grades 6-8, we offer ability-grouped classes in Reading and Math.
Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
3
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Career and Tech programs Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

8
Facilities
including: Gym
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Natural area
Playground
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
Special education resource room
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Other health impairment
English Language Learner program details Students are grouped by ability and receive instruction in small classes.
English Language Learner programs Integrated group classrooms

Early childhood program

Preschool meals offered Breakfast

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 91% 33%
White 6% 54%
Two or more races 1% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Asian 0% 3%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 48% 49%
Male 52% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 82% 42%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Flag football
7
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
3
Clubs
including: Boy Scouts
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Flag football
Soccer
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Flag football
PE classes
Soccer
Tennis
Clubs Boy Scouts
Community service
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Brown Elementary School
  Beach Court Elementary School
Students typically continue on to these schools Skinner Middle School
  North High School
Parent involvement details All parents are required to volunteer 5 hours each quarter. Parents can volunteer in classrooms or the front office.
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying Restorative Justice Approach, Character Development program

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Nurse
Staff Assistant principal
Behavioral health specialist
Coach(es)
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Nurse
School counselor
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
Staff details All teachers are highly qualified and certified to teach in Colorado.

Neighborhood

Transportation details Boys and Girls Club and Girls Inc. offer a bus that picks up students from CCA and transports them to B & G Club/Girls Inc. locations.
Transportation options None

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details CCA follows the DPS SchoolChoice Enrollment process. Beginning on January 5, 2016, Round 1 School Choice Enrollment forms will be available at the CCAD Front Office, or online at www.dpsk12.org.
Learn more Www.dpsk12.org
Ways to enroll/attend this school Apply to the school
Students living in district can apply for transfer
Students living outside district can apply for transfer
Application requirements Application
Application submission begins 01/05/2016
Application deadline 01/29/2016

Sources

Students by group CO Dept of Education, 2015-2016