Details overview

Hours 7:45 AM - 3:30 PM
School leader Edward M. Ellison
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 Arts (all)
Engineering
World languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Science
Technology
Visual arts
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
Classical
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Hybrid / Blended learning
Honors track
Individually guided instruction
Project-based
Teacher-run

Classes

9
Visual Arts
including: Architecture
6
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
3
Languages
including: French
Music Band
Bell / handbell choir
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Orchestra
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Career and Tech programs Computer programming
IT support
Engineering
Media arts Graphics
Visual arts Architecture
Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught French
Latin
Spanish

Support

18
Facilities
including: College / career center
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Computer lab
College / career center
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Music room
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Swimming pool
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
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 Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 84% 42%
Two or more races 6% 3%
Hispanic 4% 29%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
Black 3% 23%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

12
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
12
Boys Sports
including: Crew / Rowing
6
Clubs
including: Yearbook
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew
Cross country
Diving
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew / Rowing
Cross country
Diving
Football
Golf
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Clubs Art club
Boy Scouts
Cub Scouts
Drama club
Girl Scouts
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:00 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school

Teachers

14
Staff
including: Music teacher
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School counselor
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish

Neighborhood

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

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.sjcds.net/admissions/index.aspx
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $6000
Tuition range (high) $16000
For the year 2014-2015
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Financial aid type (misc.) Academic Scholarships
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012