Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 2:40 PM
School leader MR. BRADFORD MATTAIR
District Broward
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Extended / longer school day

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Business
Engineering
World languages
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Science
Technology
Visual arts
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
Multi-aged classrooms
Project-based
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Virtual school

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Design
7
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Rock band
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
Spanish

Support

18
Facilities
including: Performance stage
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Science lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Cognitive disability
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Developmental delay
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
Black 87%
Hispanic 6%
White 4%
Two or more races 2%
Asian 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 3% 9%
Female 54% N/A
N/A 46% N/A
Male 46% N/A
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 26% N/A
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

6
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
5
Boys Sports
including: Volleyball
22
Clubs
including: Recycling club
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Flag football
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Flag football
Soccer
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Art club
Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Chess club
Community service
Dance club
DECA
Drama club
Game club
Gardening
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Origami club
Recycling club
Robotics club
Science club
Special Olympics
Step team
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) Book Club
  Lov/Mov
  YUMA/YLOV
Clubs - dance Ballet. Modern, Jazz
Extended care / Extended programs After
Before
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
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
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Stranahan High School
  Fort Lauderdale High School
  South Plantation High School

Awards

Community service award MDA - Top Fundraiser Award
Year received 2012
Academic award Magnet School of Distinction
Year received 2013
Academic award Best In Show - Junior Thespian Festival
Year received 2013
Academic award BMA - Superior Rating - Jazz Ban
Year received 2014

Teachers

22
Staff
including: Robotics / Technology specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Gifted Specialist
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
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
Mandarin
French
Hebrew
Italian
Russian
Spanish

Neighborhood

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

Enrollment

Learn more Http://parkwaymiddlesota.com/magnet-programs/
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 02/12/2014
# of applications received 400
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 66
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Students by group FL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013
  FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014