Details overview

Hours 8:15 AM - 2:45 PM
School leader Dr. Jerome Chermak
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
Internships
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
4
Music
including: Vocal lessons / coaching
3
Languages
including: Chinese - Mandarin
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Career and Tech programs None
Media arts Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
Spanish

Support

18
Facilities
including: Swimming pool
Facilities Playground
Performance stage
Music room
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Library
Learning lab
Kitchen
Internet access
Gym
College / career center
Computer lab
Cafeteria
Auditorium
Audiovisual aids
Art room
Sports Fields
Science lab
Swimming pool
Extra learning resources Differentiated learning programs
College preparation resources Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Summer college prep programs
SAT/ACT prep classes
Community college courses
College information sessions/fairs
College prep programs/courses during the year
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Specific learning disabilities
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

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 73% 42%
Hispanic 13% 29%
Black 6% 23%
Two or more races 4% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

13
Girls Sports
including: Cross country
14
Boys Sports
including: Cheerleading
30
Clubs
including: Recycling club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew
Cross country
Diving
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew / Rowing
Cross country
Diving
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Amnesty International
Art club
Book / reading club
Boy Scouts
Chess club
Cooking club
Community service
Cub Scouts
Dance club
Debate
Drama club
Foreign language and culture club
Forensics club
Habitat for Humanity
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Literary magazine
Math club
Mock trial competition club
Model UN
National Honor Society (NHS)
Recycling club
Robotics club
SADD
Science club
Special Olympics
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Television / Radio News
Yearbook
Clubs - dance All Styles
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:30 AM
After school end time 5:30 PM

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

Awards

Academic award Top 1% Nationally in Speech & Debate
Year received 2014
Academic award Top Ranked Teams in Robotics
Year received 2014
Academic award Top Ranked Chess Teams
Year received 2014

Teachers

20
Staff
including: School counselor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School counselor
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
French
Hebrew
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Nova Southeastern University
Partner website Www.uschool.nova.edu

Enrollment

Learn more Http://uschool.nova.edu/admissions/index.html
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $17000
Tuition range (high) $20000
For the year 2014-2015
Financial aid type (misc.) Need-Based
Vouchers accepted No
# of applications received 600
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 290
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012