Details overview

Hours 7:45 AM - 3:45 PM
School leader Phyllis Nakagawa
District State Charter School Institute
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Instructional / curriculum models used Gifted / High performing

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Painting
4
Music
including: Rock band
0
Languages
Music Band
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Orchestra
Rock band
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught None

Support

5
Facilities
including: Auditorium
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Internet access
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 73% 56%
Hispanic 13% 32%
Black 7% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 3%
Two or more races 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 55% 49%
N/A 45% 51%
Male 45% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 31% 41%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
2
Clubs
including: Chess club
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Chess club
Girl Scouts
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 6:30 AM
After school end time 6:15 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Early Colleges Middle School
  Lesher Middle School
  Boltz Middle School

Awards

Academic award STEM Excellence Award for the Top Elementary STEM Program in
Year received 2015
Academic award ), Mosaica Education Literacy Award
Year received 2014

Teachers

4
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Art teacher
Reading specialist
School psychologist
Speech therapist(s)
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.tpaak.org/enroll_now/
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 02/28/2015
# of applications received 260
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 249
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

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