Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 65% 48%
Black 19% 31%
Hispanic 8% 15%
Two or more races 7% 3%
Asian n/a 4%
Native American n/a 0%
Hawaiian n/a 0%
Source: See notes

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Programs

Classes

Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Jazz band
Performing & written arts Drama
Poetry
Media arts None
Visual arts None
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Textiles
World languages taught None
Academic themes / Areas of focus Mathematics
Special Education
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Standards-based
Instructional / curriculum models used (misc.) Meet the Challenge
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Block scheduling
Early childhood program offered No

Support

Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
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
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Science lab

Extracurriculars

Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Field hockey
Soccer
Softball
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Football
Soccer
Track
Wrestling
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Cooking club
Dance club
Drama club
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Special Olympics
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs None

Awards

Academic award Superstars In Education Award
Year received 2013

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
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Central Elementary School
Students typically continue on to these schools Lake Forest High School

Teachers

Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Behavioral health specialist
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Class size

  This school State average
Average number of students - English Language Arts 19 19
Average number of students - Math 18 20
Source: See notes

Highly qualified teachers

Subject Percent of classes taught by highly qualified teachers State average
General Elementary N/A 98%
English Language Arts 100% 96%
English N/A 95%
Arts & Humanities 100% 99%
Math 100% 95%
Science 100% 96%
Social Studies 93% 95%
World Languages N/A 92%
Geography N/A 96%
History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative N/A 99%
Economics N/A 93%
Government N/A 98%

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  • A highly qualified teacher for a specific academic area is one who has full state certification for teaching the subject, has a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, and has demonstrated subject matter competence.
Source: See notes

School leadership

  This school State average
Current principal's tenure (in years) 4 N/A
Number of principals in the last 5 years 2 2
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

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

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling

Choice enrollment

  This school
Students attending this school through their feeder pattern assignment 91%
Students "choicing" into this school who live in the district 0%
Students "choicing" into this school who live outside the district (includes vocational and charter schools) 9%

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  • Non-Choice: Students at this school who are part of the normal feeder pattern.
  • Intra-District Choice: Students at this school who are outside the normal feeder pattern, but still within their resident district.
  • Inter-District Choice: Students at this school from outside their resident district. All vocational and charter school enrollment is considered Inter-District Choice.
Source: See notes

Sources

Student diversity DE Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Class size DE Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Highly qualified teachers DE Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
School leadership DE Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Choice enrollment DE Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
  DE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013