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Hours 8:20 AM - 2:35 PM
School leader MR. JAIME GERDING
District Hillsborough
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
5
Music
including: Bell / handbell choir
1
Languages
including: Italian
Music Bell / handbell choir
Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Orchestra
Rock band
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Media arts Graphics
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
World languages taught Italian
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Instructional / curriculum models used Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Individually guided instruction
Project-based
Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages Italian
Early childhood program offered No

Support

9
Facilities
including: Playground
Extra learning resources Remediation
Acceleration
Counseling
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Facilities Art room
Cafeteria
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
Black 51%
Hispanic 24%
White 20%
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 8%
Female 59%
Male 41%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
7
Clubs
including: Drama club
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs Drama club
Drum line
Girl Scouts
National Honor Society (NHS)
Step team
Student council / government
Television / Radio News
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 Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools Orange Grove
  Progress Village

Awards

Community service award Tony Pizzo Award
Year received 2011
Academic award Magnet School of Distinction
Year received 2011
Academic award Magnet School of Distinction
Year received 2010
Academic award Magnet School of Distinction
Year received 2009

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans shared with other schools
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Patel Conservatory

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines
# of applications received 145
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 80
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

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