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Hours 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
School leader Mr. Demetrios Demopoulos
District Dade
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
3
Languages
including: Latin
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Photography
World languages taught French
Latin
Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) Greek
Academic themes / Areas of focus Engineering
Foreign languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Science
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
Classical
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Independent study
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Virtual school
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages (misc.) Greek
Special schedule Extended / longer school day

Support

8
Facilities
including: Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Mentoring
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 Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
SAT/ACT prep classes
School-sponsored trips to college campuses
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
College preparation resources (misc.) College Representatives Visits
Vocational or skills-based training Computer programming
Facilities Sports Fields
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Internet access
Library
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
Hispanic 78%
White 14%
Asian 6%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 0% 9%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 47% N/A
Female 58% N/A
Male 42% N/A
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

7
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
6
Boys Sports
including: Cross country
20
Clubs
including: Foreign language and culture club
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Soccer
Swimming
Track
Volleyball
Clubs - dance Salsa
Clubs Anime club
Book / reading club
Cooking club
Community service
Dance club
Debate
Drama club
Foreign language and culture club
Homework help / Study buddy club
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Math club
Model UN
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
SADD
Science club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Yearbook
Clubs - language Greek, French, Japanese
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:30 PM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
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 Archimedean Middle Conservatory
  Herbert Ammons Middle School
  George Carver Middle School

Awards

Academic award Ranked #19 America's Most Challenging HS by Washington Post
Year received 2014
Academic award Ranked #54 America's Best High School by Newsweek
Year received 2013
Academic award 9 Academic Teams made it to Nationals during 2011-2014
Year received 2014

Teachers

17
Staff
including: Reading specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff Arabic
Dutch
French
Spanish
World languages spoken by staff (misc.) Greek, Hindi, Tamil

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Florida International University
Partner website Www.fiu.edu
Partner University of Miami
Partner website Www.miami.edu

Enrollment

Learn more Http://209.155.76.243/schools/auc/1446-applicationperiod1415-arti
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
# of applications received 185
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 131
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

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