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Hours 8:00 AM - 3:00 AM
School leader MR. OZ SIPAHIOGLU
District Duval
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Painting
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Drama
Creative writing
Media arts Video and film production
Graphics
Visual arts Painting
Drawing / Sketching
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: Science lab
Extra learning resources Tutoring
Remediation
Mentoring
Differentiated learning programs
Counseling
Acceleration
Career/college counseling
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 Science lab
Playground
Music room
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Library
Kitchen
Internet access
Gym
College / career center
Computer lab
Cafeteria
Art room
Sports Fields

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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

6
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
5
Boys Sports
including: Flag football
23
Clubs
including: Community service
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Flag football
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball
Boys sports Volleyball
Soccer
Flag football
Cheerleading
Basketball
Clubs Robotics club
Science club
Recycling club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Math club
Girls on the Run
Gardening
Game club
Drama club
Foreign language and culture club
Community service
Cooking club
Chess club
Boy Scouts
Arts and crafts
Art club
Anime club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Television / Radio News
Yearbook
Yoga club
Extended care / Extended programs After
Before
After school end time 6:00 AM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Organize fundraising events
Organize cultural events
Join PTO / PTA
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Chaperone school trips
Attend parent nights
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 2014
Academic award First Place in Science Olympiad
Year received 2013
Academic award Service Learning Leader School
Year received 2011

Teachers

19
Staff
including: PE instructor
Staff Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Speech and language therapist
Special education coordinator
School social worker / counselor
Robotics / Technology specialist
Reading specialist
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
PE instructor
Music teacher
Math specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Gifted Specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Computer specialist
College counselor
Art teacher
Assistant principal
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish
Russian
German
Korean
French

Neighborhood

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

Enrollment

Learn more Http://rivercityscience.org
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 600
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 250
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

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