Details overview

Hours 09:15 AM - 03:45 PM
School leader MR. JAMES CECIL
District Broward
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning We provide a safe and secure environment where all students can learn and grow.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Career and Tech (vocational)
Environmental
Performing arts
Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Gifted / High performing

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
4
Music
including: Band
2
Languages
including: Italian
Music Band
Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Drama
Media arts Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Italian
Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

14
Facilities
including: Garden / Greenhouse
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Natural area
Outdoor learning lab
Playground
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Gifted and talented programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Special education program details We have a variety of Exceptional Student Education programs from self-contained to inclusion.
Special education programs Inclusive classroom
Self-contained classroom
Special education resource room
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Deaf-blindness
Deafness
Developmental delay
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Hearing impairments
Cognitive disability
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Traumatic brain injury
Visual impairment, including blindness
Other health impairment
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
English Language Learner program details We provide a variety of programs for English Language Learners from self-contained to inclusion.
English Language Learner programs Integrated group classrooms
Self-contained ELL classrooms
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
White 37%
Black 28%
Hispanic 27%
Two or more races 4%
Asian 3%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 2%
Female 48%
N/A 52%
Male 52%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 50%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

8
Girls Sports
including: Tennis
8
Boys Sports
including: PE classes
15
Clubs
including: Math club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Flag football
PE classes
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Flag football
PE classes
Soccer
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Chess club
Debate
Homework help / Study buddy club
JROTC
Marching band
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Recycling club
SADD
Science club
Student council / government
Foreign language and culture club
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 AM
After school end time 06:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
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 Westchester Elementary School
  Parkside Elementary School
  Maplewood Elementary School
Students typically continue on to these schools Coral Glades High School
Parent involvement details We communicate by Twitter, phone, text, email, website, and face-to-face conferences and meetings.
Approach to addressing and preventing bullying We provide classroom discussions, individual counseling, and bully reporting avenues. This is aligned with the individual relationships that we cultivate between students, teachers, and staff.

Awards

Community service award Golden School Award for Volunteer Programs
Year received 2014
Community service award Silver School Award for Student Service
Year received 2014
Academic award A+ Florida School Designation
Year received 2014

Teachers

12
Staff
including: Reading specialist
Staff Assistant principal
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Nurse
Reading specialist
School counselor
School psychologist
Security personnel
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
French
Italian
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Transportation provided for special education students
Accessible via public transportation

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Please call us to make an appointment.
Learn more Ssms.org
Ways to enroll/attend this school Live in the attendance zone
Students living in district can apply for transfer
Application requirements Application
Transcript
Application submission begins 12/01/2015
Application deadline 02/28/2016

Sources

Student diversity FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Students by group FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014