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Programs

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Media arts Graphics
Video and film production
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Engineering
Mathematics
Science
Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
Internships
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Teacher-run
Virtual school
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No

Support

13
Facilities
including: Gym
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
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
Community college courses
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
White 59%
Black 22%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 4%
Two or more races 3%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 6%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 25%
Female 47%
Male 53%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

5
Girls Sports
including: Softball
4
Boys Sports
including: Soccer
17
Clubs
including: Math club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Flag football
Soccer
Clubs Anime club
Arts and crafts
Boy Scouts
Cooking club
Community service
Drama club
Foreign language and culture club
Game club
Gardening
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Recycling club
Science club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Television / Radio News
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 AM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically come from these schools Public schools
  Private schools
  Home schooling

Awards

Community service award Service Learning Leader School
Year received 2011
Academic award High Performing Charter School Award
Year received 2012
Academic award First Place in Science Olympiad
Year received 2012
Academic award Service Learning Leader School
Year received 2011

Teachers

18
Staff
including: Tutor
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff French
German
Korean
Russian
Spanish

Neighborhood

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

Enrollment

Learn more Http://rivercityscience.org/index.php?option=com_wrapper&view=wrapper&Itemid=105
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 600
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 250
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

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