Details overview

Hours 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
School leader Lincoln Tamayo
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Extended / longer school day
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
College preparatory

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Painting
3
Music
including: Instrumental and theory music lessons
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
World languages taught Spanish

Support

14
Facilities
including: Library
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Counseling
Mentoring
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming None

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Black 80% 23%
Hispanic 14% 29%
Two or more races 6% 3%
White 0% 42%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

3
Girls Sports
including: Cheerleading
4
Boys Sports
including: Golf
11
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Cheerleading
Flag football
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Ultimate Frisbee
Clubs Boy Scouts
Chess club
Community service
Debate
Gardening
Homework help / Study buddy club
Mock trial competition club
Sewing / knitting club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:05 AM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Public Schools
Students typically continue on to these schools Tampa Prep
  Berkeley Prep
  Academy of the Holy Names

Teachers

10
Staff
including: Art teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Dance teacher
Gardening teacher
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
School counselor
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Paid public transportation
Transportation options (misc.) Parents share rides
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner David A. Straz, Jr. Center for Performing Arts and Patel Conservatory
  The First Tee of Tampa Bay
  The Rays Foundation
  Stageworks Theatre
  Sierra Club – Inner City Outings

Enrollment

Type of application deadline Rolling
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Tax credits
Financial aid type (misc.) Step Up For Students Scholarship
Vouchers accepted Yes
# of applications received 280
For the year 2012-2013
# of students accepted 60
For the year 2012-2013

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012