Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school Career and Tech (vocational)
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Business
Engineering
World languages
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Science
Technology
Visual arts
Career and Tech (vocational)

Classes

7
Visual Arts
including: Painting
7
Music
including: Band
4
Languages
including: French
Music Band
Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Improv
Poetry
Drama
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught Chinese - Cantonese
French
Latin
Spanish

Support

16
Facilities
including: Art room
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Gym
Internet access
Learning lab
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Science lab
Swimming pool
Library
Extra learning resources Remediation
Acceleration
Mentoring
Counseling
Career/college counseling
Differentiated learning programs
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Deafness
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Visual impairment, including blindness
Developmental delay

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 79% 54%
Hispanic 8% 33%
Two or more races 4% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 51% 49%
Male 49% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 3% 42%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

16
Girls Sports
including: Track
16
Boys Sports
including: Cross country
30
Clubs
including: Model Congress
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Diving
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Wrestling
Field hockey
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Diving
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Power lifting / Weight lifting
Rugby
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Wrestling
Ice hockey
Clubs Anime club
Art club
Chess club
Community service
Dance club
Debate
DECA
Drama club
Drill team
Drum line
Flag girls
Foreign language and culture club
Forensics club
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Homework help / Study buddy club
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Literary magazine
Math club
Mock trial competition club
Model Congress
National Honor Society (NHS)
Recycling club
Robotics club
Science club
Special Olympics
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Television / Radio News
Yearbook

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Rocky Heights Middle School
  American Academy Charter School
  Cresthill Middle School

Awards

Academic award John Irwin
Year received 2011
Academic award Newsweeks Best Schools
Year received 2011
Academic award Mock Trial State Champions
Year received 2012

Teachers

2
Staff
including: Nurse
Staff School counselor
Nurse

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
# of applications received 150
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 150
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

Students by group CO Dept of Education, 2015-2016