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Hours 7:30 AM - 3:20 PM
School leader William R. Laurie
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

8
Visual Arts
including: Painting
8
Music
including: Orchestra
3
Languages
including: French
Music Band
Bell / handbell choir
Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Architecture
Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Business
Engineering
Environmental
Foreign languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Medical
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Performing arts
Science
Social justice
Technology
Visual arts
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Internships
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

20
Facilities
including: Outdoor learning lab
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Mentoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming None
Vocational or skills-based training Business management
Industrial / Graphic Design
Pre-law
Engineering
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Kitchen
Learning lab
Library
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Swimming pool

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 38% 42%
Hispanic 37% 29%
Black 9% 23%
Two or more races 8% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

11
Girls Sports
including: Track
14
Boys Sports
including: Tennis
25
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Diving
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross country
Diving
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Wrestling
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Boy Scouts
Chess club
Community service
Cub Scouts
Debate
Drama club
Flag girls
Foreign language and culture club
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Literary magazine
Marching band
Math club
Mock trial competition club
Model Congress
Model UN
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Science club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Technology club
Television / Radio News
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 6:30 AM

Culture

Dress code Uniforms
Parent involvement Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Volunteer in the classroom
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Awards

Community service award South Florida Cappies
Year received 2014
Community service award Alliance for Young Artists and Writers
Year received 2014
Community service award Congressional Art Competition
Year received 2014
Academic award #1 high school in Florida-97 nationally recognized scholars
Year received 2014
Academic award #1 private school in national math competition
Year received 2014
Academic award #1 Robotics team at national SECME competition
Year received 2014

Teachers

19
Staff
including: Librarian / media specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gardening teacher
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Security personnel
School psychologist
School social worker / counselor
World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
French
German
Russian
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Boys and Girls Clubs
Partner website Bgcbc.org
Partner Jewish Federation Services
Partner website Jewishbroward.org
Partner Make A Wish
Partner website Sfla.wish.org
Partner Free The Children
Partner website Freethechildren.org
Partner Jason Taylor Foundation
Partner website Jasontaylorfoundation.com

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.ahschool.com/page.cfm?p=511
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $19000
Tuition range (high) $25000
For the year 2014-2015
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
Outside scholarships

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012